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No.2 Wing was established on the 1st of September 1983 in what was then known as the Air Defence Battery. On March 24th 1995, it was reassigned to the Royal Brunei Air Force and renamed as Air Defence Squadron. Four years later, with the procurement of its Mistral System it has expanded to become an Air Regiment that is composed of 38 Squadron (now known as 238 squadron) and 33 Squadron (233 Squadron). In that same year, Airfield Ground Defence was incorporated into Air Regiment from Admin Wing of the RBAirF. No.2 Wing aims towards enhancing its operational capabilities and plans to provide 24/7 Air Defence cover over Brunei’s sovereign airspace in its future endeavour.


  1. To provide air defence for Brunei Darussalam airspace from air threats.
  2. To provide defence for Royal Brunei Air Force Base.


The squadron operates a Very Short Range Air Defence System (VSHORAD) weapon system, Mistral. It is base in Berakas Garrison.


It was initially based in Penanjong Garrison and used to operate Short Range Air Defence system, Rapier FSB1. However, the system was decommissioned in 2010. The squadron became a supporting squadron to 238 squadron and whilst preparing for its new Air Defence System. 


Located at RBAirF base, its key role is to protect the base from both air and ground threats. They conduct Patrols, Observation Post, Quick reaction Force, Anti Riot, Cordon and Forward Operating Base.


Located at Berakas Garison. The squadron provides a supporting role in ensuring operational readiness of the Air Defence Squadron through maintenance.