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1/17/2022 12:05 AM

MUARA, Sunday, 16 January 2022 – USS JACKSON of the United States Navy (USN) made a logistics port of call to Brunei Darussalam. Along with the visit, the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) and USN have successfully conducted the Passage Exercise (PASSEX), on 13th January 2022, between KDB DARUTTAQWA and USS JACKSON.

  
1/17/2022 10:36 AM

BRUNEI DARUSSALAM, Saturday, 15 January 2022 – RSS ENDEAVOUR of the Republic Singapore Navy (RSN) has successfully conducted a Passage Exercise (PASSEX) with the Royal Brunei Navy’s (RBN) KDB DARUTTAQWA today as she transits through Brunei Darussalam’s waters whilst hosting the Midshipmen Sea Training Deployment (MSTD).

  
1/14/2022 2:17 PM

BERAKAS GARISON, Friday, 14 January 2022 - With the consent of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, a total of 58 senior officers and officers of Royal Armed Forces Brunei (RBAF) have been promoted today in a promotion ceremony that took place at Berakas Garrison Officers Mess. 

  
1/13/2022 5:29 PM

TANAH JAMBU, Thursday, 13 January 2022 – His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, today graced the Sovereign’s Parade Ceremony for the 20th intake of officer cadets of the Officer Cadet School, which was held at the Parade Square of the Defence Academy, Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) in Kampung Tanah Jambu.

  
1/10/2022 6:39 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Monday, 10 January 2022 - Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, Minister of Defence II received Colonel Yeo Joon Hua Desmond, the outgoing Defence Adviser of the Republic of Singapore to Brunei Darussalam, and Colonel Peter Chee, the incoming Defence Adviser of the Republic of Singapore to Brunei Darussalam for a joint call today.

  
1/7/2022 4:55 PM

RIMBA GADONG CAMP, Friday 7 January 2022 – The Royal Brunei Armed Forces Military Cadets (RBAF Military Cadets) held a Doa Kesyukuran Ceremony in conjunction with the 51st Anniversary celebration of RBAF Military Cadets at the Royal Brunei Malay Reserve Regiment’s (RBMRR) surau, whilst adhering to the Early Endemic Phase of COVID-19 guidelines set by the Ministry of Health.

  
1/7/2022 1:00 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Friday, 7 January 2022 – A Doa Kesyukuran function was held to welcome the return of 30 Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) personnel who have been deployed for 13 months as part of the Malaysian Battalion 850-8 (MALBATT) under the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) peacekeeping mission. The RBAF contingent, led by Major Zulazri bin Gapor, had returned to Brunei Darussalam on 3 December 2021.

  
1/4/2022 9:04 AM

BENGKURONG, Sunday, 02 January 2022 – The Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (DA RBAF) began the new year with a cleaning campaign in conjunction with the RBAF Diamond Jubilee Anniversary by deploying officer cadets of Intake 20 to assist in cleaning the area at Pusat Ehsan Al-Ameerah Al-Hajjah Maryam, Kampung Bengkurong. The tasks include cutting and lifting tree trunks and clearing the complex area.

  
1/1/2022 8:52 AM


With the utmost sincerity, I would like to wish everyone in the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) and Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) a Happy New Year 2022.




  
12/31/2021 1:14 PM

BRUNEI DARUSSALAM, Friday, 31 December 2021 – The Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) have successfully conducted cleaning campaigns at sixty (60) mosques spanned across four districts in the country as part of the RBAF Diamond Jubilee community outreach activities.

  
12/31/2021 1:20 AM

SUNGAI TERABAN, Thursday, 30 December 2021 –   In conjunction with the Diamond Jubilee Anniversary of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) and as part of its Community Outreach Project, the RBAF held a handing over ceremony to signify the completion of its Titian Amal Project for the construction of a funeral rites room at Kampong Sungai Teraban Mosque, Belait District today. 



  
12/30/2021 10:02 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Thursday, 30 December 2021 - Major General (U) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Hamzah bin Haji Sahat, Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) hosted a farewell event for Colonel Yeo Joon Jua Desmond, the outgoing Defence Adviser of the Republic of Singapore to Brunei Darussalam today. 

  
12/28/2021 9:25 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Tuesday, 28 December 2021 – Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, Minister of Defence II convened a virtual meeting with His Excellency Kishi Nobuo, Minister of Defense of Japan today. This was the second virtual meeting conducted between both defence ministers this year.

  
12/30/2021 10:09 AM

MUARA, Monday, 27 December 2021 – JS URAGA and JS HIRADO of Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) made a logistic port of call to Brunei Darussalam on 27th December 2021. Along with the visit, the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) and JMSDF have successfully conducted the Passage Exercise (PASSEX), participated by three ships namely, KDB DARULEHSAN, JS URAGA (Uraga-Class Minesweeper Vessel) and JS HIRADO (Awaji-Class Minesweeper Vessel), while enroute to Muara Commercial Port. 

  
12/23/2021 6:42 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Thursday, 23 December 2021 – Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, Minister of Defence II received a farewell call from Senior Colonel Li Jianzhong, the Defence Attaché of the People’s Republic of China to Brunei Darussalam today.


  
12/23/2021 4:43 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Thursday, 23 December 2021 - Major General (U) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Hamzah bin Haji Sahat, Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF), hosted a luncheon as part of a farewell call from Senior Colonel Li Jianzhong, the outgoing Defence Attache of the People’s Republic of China to Brunei Darussalam today. 



  
12/21/2021 11:47 AM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Tuesday, 21 December 2021 – Thirty Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) personnel who were part of the Malaysian Battalion 850-8 returned safely to Brunei Darussalam on 3rd December 2021, after a 13-month deployment under the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) peacekeeping mission.

  
12/18/2021 11:59 PM

RIMBA GADONG CAMP, Saturday, 18 December 2021 – The Royal Brunei Malay Reserve Regiment (RBMRR) RBAF Military Cadets and Kris Karmila Kreations Co. led by Madam Hajah Karmila Haji Sapar (Kris Karmila) collaborated in the 9th installment of the company’s charity project called ‘Jiwaku Ikhlas’.

  
12/17/2021 2:57 PM

TANAH JAMBU, Friday, 17 December 2021 - The Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) Essay Writing Competition 2020/2021 Prize Presentation Ceremony was conducted today at the Ceremonial Hall of the Defence Academy RBAF, Kampong Tanah Jambu.

  
12/15/2021 5:04 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Wednesday, 15 December 2021 – Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd. Yussof, Minister of Defence II, received Colonel Zaenal Ariffin, the outgoing Defence Attaché of the Republic of Indonesia to Brunei Darussalam, together with Colonel Doddy Suhadiman, the incoming Defence Attaché of the Republic of Indonesia to Brunei Darussalam for a joint call today.

  
12/16/2021 9:55 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, TUESDAY, 14 DECEMBER 2021 – The Joint Force Headquarters Royal Brunei Armed Forces (JFHQ RBAF) celebrated its 14th anniversary at the JFHQ, Bolkiah Garrison, in accordance with the guidelines from the Ministry of Health.



  
12/14/2021 1:48 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Monday, 13 December 2021 - Major General (U) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Hamzah bin Haji Sahat, Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF), hosted a luncheon as part of a farewell call for Colonel Zaenal Arifin, the outgoing Indonesian Defence Attaché to Brunei Darussalam. 

  
12/12/2021 11:22 PM

BRUNEI DARUSSALAM, 10 DECEMBER 2021 – Amid the COVID-19 Transition Phase and reopening of mosques to the public, the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) has continued to conduct cleaning campaigns at mosques across all four districts this week as part of its community outreach activities in conjunction with RBAF’s Diamond Jubilee.



  
12/9/2021 8:05 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Wednesday, 08 December 2021 – Major General (U) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Hamzah bin Haji Sahat, Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF), received a virtual introductory call from General Vong Pisen, Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF), as the next Chairman of the 19th ASEAN Chiefs of Defence Forces’ Meeting (ACDFM). Also present were the RBAF Chief of Staff and Director of Intelligence.

  
12/7/2021 10:34 AM

Merafak Sembah Dan Setinggi-Tinggi Tahniah Kehadapan Majlis Duli Yang Teramat Mulia Paduka Seri 920 Mejar (U) Pengiran Muda 'Abdul Mateen ibni Kebawah Duli Yang Maha Mulia Paduka Seri Baginda Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah Sempena Tamat Latihan Kursus All Arms Commando (AACC)  di Commando Training Centre Royal Marines (CTCRM), Lympstone, Devon, United Kingdom pada 02 Disember 2021H bersamaan dengan 27 Rabiulakhir 1443M. 

  
12/4/2021 5:28 PM

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, Khamis, 2 Disember. - Kebawah Duli Yang Maha Mulia Paduka Seri Baginda Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan dan Yang Di-Pertuan Negara Brunei Darussalam, petang ini, berkenan berangkat bagi menghadiri Majlis Tamat Latihan Kursus All Arms Commando (AACC) dan Penyampaian Beret Hijau bagi Duli Yang Teramat Mulia Paduka Seri 920 Mejar (U) Pengiran Muda 'Abdul Mateen ibni Kebawah Duli Yang Maha Mulia Paduka Seri Baginda Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah, yang berlangsung di Commando Training Centre Royal Marines (CTCRM), Lympstone, Devon, United Kingdom.

  
12/10/2021 9:44 PM

On 4 December 2021, KDB DARUTTAQWA made a logistic port of call to Belawan in Medan, Indonesia, after completing the first ASEAN-Russia Naval Exercise (ARNEX) 2021. As the exercise took place in the North of Sumatra, the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) took the opportunity to send donations for the Aceh community in Indonesia upon KDB DARUTTAQWA’s return voyage to Brunei Darussalam. The donations were earlier handed over to KDB DARUTTAQWA by First Admiral Dato Seri Pahlawan Spry bin Haji Serudi @Seruji, Commander of the RBN, before KDB DARUTTAQWA departed from Muara Naval Base on 25 November 2021.


  
12/10/2021 11:22 PM

The ASEAN-Russia Naval Exercise (ARNEX) 2021 was the first-ever multilateral naval exercise between ASEAN and Russia that was officiated on 1 December 2021 and concluded on 3 December 2021. This inaugural exercise was conducted within Indonesian territorial waters off the coast of North Sumatra, the Republic of Indonesia, involving eight (8) ships, three (3) helicopters and one (1) Maritime Patrol Aircraft from Russia and seven (7) ASEAN member nations: Brunei Darussalam, Republic of Indonesia, Malaysia, Republic of the Union of Myanmar, Republic of Singapore, Kingdom of Thailand and the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam. 

  
12/3/2021 5:21 PM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Friday, 03 December 2021 – The Ministry of Defence, Brunei Darussalam and the Indo-Pacific Command (INDOPACOM), United States (U.S.), conducted the 15th Joint Defence Working Committee (JDWC) meeting virtually this morning. 

  
12/5/2021 12:28 PM

BRUNEI DARUSSALAM, 03 December 2021 - In conjunction with the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) Diamond Jubilee Anniversary and as part of its Community Outreach Campaign, the RBAF continues to undertake cleaning campaigns at all 7 centres for persons with different abilities throughout the Sultanate.

  
12/2/2021 6:01 PM

BERAKAS GARRISON, Wednesday, 01 December 2021 – The Royal Brunei Land Force (RBLF) participated in the 3rd Annual Meeting of the Network of ASEAN Chemical, Biological and Radiological (CBR) Defence Experts, chaired by the ASEAN CBR Network, Republic of Singapore, virtually. The one-day event was attended by CBR Defence and Technical experts from all the 10 ASEAN Member States.

  
12/2/2021 5:54 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Thursday, 2 December 2021 – Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, Minister of Defence II received an introductory call from His Excellency Abel Guterres, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste to Brunei Darussalam today.

  
12/1/2021 5:10 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Wednesday, 01 December 2021 – Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, Minister of Defence II, received a Farewell Call from Her Excellency Tiffany McDonald, Australian High Commissioner to Brunei Darussalam today.

  
11/30/2021 12:20 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Tuesday, 30 November 2021 – Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, Minister of Defence II, received a courtesy call from Mr Bertrand Lortholary, Director for Asia and Oceania, Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs of the Republic of France today.

  
11/30/2021 4:35 PM


TANAH JAMBU, Tuesday, 30 November 2021 – A total of 6 Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) officers received the OBOE Endeavour Academic Excellence Award in a ceremony held virtually for the first time today. 


  
11/27/2021 3:16 PM

RIMBA CAMP, Saturday, 27 November 2021 - The Royal Brunei Malay Reserve Regiment (RBMRR) celebrated its 34th Anniversary today at the Datu Bendahara Meeting Room, RBMRR, following the Transition Phase Guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) stipulated by the Government of His Majesty Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam.

  
11/26/2021 8:36 AM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Thursday, 25 November 2021 - Major General (U) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Hamzah bin Haji Sahat, Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF), hosted a high tea as part of a farewell call from Lieutenant Colonel Dan Hauser, the outgoing Defence Adviser of Australia to Brunei Darussalam today.

  
11/26/2021 8:30 AM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Thursday, 25 November 2021 –Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, Minister of Defence II, received a farewell call from Lieutenant Colonel Daniel Hauser, Australian Defence Adviser to Brunei Darussalam today.

  
11/25/2021 9:08 PM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Thursday, 25 November 2021 – The Ministry of Defence of Brunei Darussalam and the Department of Defence of Australia conducted the 18th Joint Defence Working Committee (JDWC) meeting virtually today to further strengthen the existing bilateral defence relations between both countries and identify areas of defence and military cooperation that are mutually beneficial. 

  
11/25/2021 9:19 PM

TANAH JAMBU, Thursday, 25 November 2021 – The Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (DA RBAF) celebrated its 11th anniversary today at the Auditorium Hall, DA RBAF, following the government's new COVID-19 transition phase guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures.

  
11/22/2021 10:53 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Monday, 22 November 2021 - Major General (U) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Hamzah bin Haji Sahat, Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) received an introductory call from His Excellency Dato’ Raja Reza bin Raja Zaib Shah, Malaysian High Commissioner to Brunei Darussalam today.

  
11/22/2021 7:05 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Monday, 22 November 2021- Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd. Yussof, Minister of Defence II, received an introductory call from His Excellency Dato’ Raja Reza bin Raja Zaib Shah, the Malaysian High Commissioner to Brunei Darussalam this morning. 

  
11/24/2021 4:51 PM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Monday, 22 November 2021 – An officer and four personnel from the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) have received letters of commendation from Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohammad Isham bin Haji Jaafar, Minister of Health, in recognition of their prominent display of professionalism and actions in an emergency response to a patient in distress while in isolation at the COVID-19 Holding Area Belait 6th Form (CHABEL6), N3C19. The event was held at the Ministry of Health Headquarters. 

  
11/20/2021 5:29 PM

Salam Takziah buat keluarga Allahyarham Brigedier Jeneral (Bersara) Dato Seri Pahlawan Shahril Anwar bin Haji Ma’awiah, Setiausaha Tetap Kementerian Pertahanan. 

  
11/23/2021 2:11 PM

Friday, 19 November 2021 – The 27th Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) 2021 between Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) and the United States Navy (USN) has officially concluded. 

  
11/16/2021 6:44 PM

BRUNEI DARUSSALAM, Tuesday, 16 November 2021 – The ASEAN Defence Interaction Programme (ADIP) continues its momentum with Brunei Darussalam hosting the third iteration over a two-day virtual programme beginning this morning.




  
11/16/2021 1:28 PM

Monday, 15 November 2021 – The opening ceremony of the 27th Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) bilateral exercise between the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) and the United States Navy (USN) was officiated virtually.

  
11/12/2021 8:08 PM

BERAKAS GARRISON, Friday, 12 November 2021 – Brigadier General Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Muhammad Haszaimi bin Bol Hassan, Commander of the Royal Brunei Land Force (RBLF), attended the 22nd ASEAN Chief of Army Multilateral Meeting (22nd ACAMM), hosted by the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, virtually.

  
11/13/2021 8:50 PM

KAMPONG SUNGAI MAU, Friday, 12 November 2021 – Residents living in the Belait District who are badly hit by flood during the heavy rains continue to receive humanitarian aid and disaster relief from the Royal Brunei Land Force (RBLF). 

  
11/12/2021 8:00 PM

KUALA BELAIT, Thursday, 11 November 2021 – After the occurrence of the recent heavy rain causing subsequent flooding and landslide in parts of Kuala Belait, the Royal Brunei Land Force (RBLF) deployed the Combat Engineers Squadron, Support Battalion RBLF (CES, Sp Bn RBLF) and Third Battalion RBLF (3Bn RBLF), to assist in Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) operations. 

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