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9/21/2017 9:06 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Thursday, 21 September 2017 - In marking the new Islamic Year 1439 Hijrah, the Ministry of Defence and the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) held celebration ceremonies late this afternoon at all the suraus in the RBAF Garrisons.

  
9/19/2017 10:15 AM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Monday, 18 September 2017 – The Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) received an introductory courtesy call from His Excellency Motohiko Kato, the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Brunei Darussalam this afternoon.

  
9/17/2017 6:49 PM

MUARA, Sunday 17 September 2017 -  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, Minister of Defence and Supreme Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) consented to grace the Grand Parade for the 56th RBAF anniversary celebrations at the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) Base in Muara today.

  
9/15/2017 2:49 PM

BERAKAS GARRISON, Friday 15 September 2017 – By 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, Minister of Defence and Supreme Commander of Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF), 107 Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) officers were promoted to new ranks in a promotion ceremony that took place at the Officers’ Mess, Berakas Garrison.

  
9/15/2017 2:31 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Friday, 15 September 2017 – First Admiral (Retired) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Abdul Aziz bin Haji Mohd Tamit, the Deputy Minister of Defence today received a courtesy call from Teodoro Cirilo T. Torralba III, the Assistant Secretary for Plans and Programs, Department of National Defense of the Philippines.

  
9/15/2017 2:22 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Friday, 15 September 2017 – The Brunei Darussalam’s contingent under the 13th International Monitoring Team (IMT-13) safely returned home after successfully completing their tour of duty in Mindanao, Republic of the Philippines.

  
9/18/2017 10:46 PM

SEOUL, Thursday 14 September 2017 – Brunei Darussalam attended the 46th Pacific Area Senior Officers Logistics Seminar (PASOLS) which was held at the Shilla Seoul Hotel in Republic of Korea (ROK).

  
9/14/2017 10:10 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Thursday 14 September 2017 - Yang Dimuliakan Pehin Datu Pekerma Jaya Major General Dato Paduka Seri Mohd Tawih bin Abdullah, Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) received two separate courtesy calls from Brigadier General (Retired) Teodoro Cirilo T. Torralba III, the Assistant Secretary for Plans and Programs of the Department of National Defense, Philippines and Air Marshal Verapong Niljinda, Director of Joint Personnel, Royal Thai Armed Forces this afternoon.

  
9/12/2017 5:30 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Tuesday, 12 September 2017 – First Admiral (Retired) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Abdul Aziz bin Haji Mohd Tamit, the Deputy Minister of Defence today received Imam Asim Hafiz, the Islamic Religious Advisor to Chief of the Defence Staff and Service Chiefs of the United Kingdom, who is currently in Brunei Darussalam for a four-day working visit.

  
9/12/2017 9:15 AM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Monday, 11 September 2017 – Twelve  Royal Brunei Armed Forces personnel successfully completed the first series of the RBAF Paracounsellor Preparatory Course for 2017 which was conducted over a span of two weeks. The course was also participated by 11 representatives from the government and private agencies, namely from the Department of Community Development Services, Narcotics Control Bureau and Royal Brunei Airlines.

  
9/12/2017 8:06 AM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Monday, 11 September 2017 – Yang Dimuliakan Pehin Datu Pekerma Jaya Major General Dato Paduka Seri Mohd Tawih bin Abdullah, the Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) received an introductory call from His Excellency Richard Stephen Lindsay, the newly appointed British High Commissioner to Brunei Darussalam this afternoon.

  
9/11/2017 12:15 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Monday 11 September 2017 - Eight Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) personnel and a personnel from the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) will depart for Mindanao, Republic of the Philippines today to join the 14th contingent of the International Monitoring Team (IMT-14).

  
9/8/2017 2:22 PM

PENANJONG GARRISON, Friday, 8 September 2017 – A Passing Out Parade was held this morning at the Penanjong Garrison. One hundred and fifty-seven (157) male recruits of the 159th intake of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) marched into the parade grounds of the Training Institute RBAF, marking the end of their 27-weeks Basic Military Training (BMT).

  
9/8/2017 2:11 PM

SOUTH LEBANON, Wednesday, 6 September 2017 - The Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) contingent in the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) peace mission extended in-kind donation of five sets of interactive smartboards from the Ministry of Defence of Brunei Darussalam to the Yatar Public School under the Civilian Military Cooperation (CIMIC) programme.

  
9/7/2017 2:44 PM

VICTORIA, CANADA, Wednesday, 6 September 2017 – Yang Dimuliakan Pehin Datu Pekerma Jaya Major General Dato Paduka Seri Mohd Tawih bin Abdullah, Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) attended the 20th Annual Chiefs of Defense (CHOD) Conference 2017 in Victoria, Canada to discuss on peace and security in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.

  
9/7/2017 9:30 AM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Wednesday 6 September 2017 - The 18th Training and Exercise Working Committee Meeting between the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) and the Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF) was held at the Officers’ Mess, Bolkiah Garrison, Ministry of Defence.

  
9/6/2017 2:55 PM

KG TANAH JAMBU, Wednesday, 6 September 2017 – The Opening Ceremony of the Junior Officer Staff Course (JSC) 2017 was held today at the Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF).

  
9/5/2017 2:51 PM

​BOLKIAH GARRISON, Tuesday, 5 September 2017 - The Ministry of Defence and Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) held a Korban and Aqiqah ceremony at the Surau Ad-Difa’, Bolkiah Garrison, in commemoration of the Aidil Adha celebration for the year 1438 Hijrah/2017 Masehi.

  
9/3/2017 8:41 PM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Sunday 3 September 2017 - 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 consented to participate in the “Riadah Berbasikal Keputeraan 2017” or Royal Birthday Cycling Recreation 2017, which was held in conjunction with His Majesty’s 71st Birthday Celebration.

  
9/3/2017 5:05 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Saturday, 2 September 2017 - Muslims throughout the country today celebrated Hari Raya Aidil Adha with mass prayers held at mosques and suraus nationwide including suraus at the Ministry of Defence and Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF).

  
8/31/2017 9:01 PM

TANAH JAMBU, Thursday, 31 August 2017 -  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, the Minister of Defence and Supreme Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) consented to grace the Sovereign’s Parade Ceremony for the 16th intake of officer cadets, held at the Parade Square of the Defence Academy RBAF in Kampung Tanah Jambu.

  
9/15/2017 2:15 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Friday, 15 September 2017 – The Brunei Darussalam’s contingent under the 13th International Monitoring Team (IMT-13) safely returned home after successfully completing their tour of duty in Mindanao, Republic of the Philippines. A welcoming ceremony was held today for the eight (8) Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) personnel and one personnel from the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF).

  
8/30/2017 10:43 PM

MUARA, Tuesday, 29 August 2017 - The Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) ship KDB DARUSSALAM apprehended a foreign trawler conducting illegal fishing activities in Brunei waters, at approximately 9 nautical miles north of Fairley oilfield. Eight fishermen were onboard the trawler.

  
8/30/2017 10:38 AM

REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE, Tuesday, 29 August 2017 – A sending-off ceremony was held yesterday at the Air Movement Centre, Rimba Air Force Base for the Royal Brunei Air Force (RBAirF) airmen of No. 2 Wing. A total of 34 personnel from No. 2 Wing and a personnel from the Medical Reception Service, led by Major (U) Amierul Halpi bin Talip, Officer Commanding of 238 Squadron, No. 2 Wing RBAirF, departed for the Republic of Singapore for a two-week long annual bilateral exercise.

  
8/29/2017 3:16 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Monday, 28 August 2017 – The Commander of Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF), Yang Dimuliakan Pehin Datu Pekerma Jaya Major General Dato Paduka Seri Mohd Tawih bin Abdullah received a courtesy call from Colonel (GS) Joachim Sproll, the outgoing Defence Attaché of Germany, along with Colonel (GS) Andre’ Enrich Boesing, the incoming Defence Attaché of Germany to the Republic of Indonesia, accredited to Brunei Darussalam this afternoon.

  
8/28/2017 10:48 PM

RBN TRAINING CENTRE, MUARA, Monday, 28 August 2017 – Preparations are in full swing for the upcoming celebration of the 56th RBAF Anniversary. A ceremony to hand over the RBAF Anniversary posters was held this afternoon at the Nakhoda Hall of the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) Training Centre in Muara.

  
8/28/2017 9:55 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Monday, 28 August 2017 – Thirty (30) Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) personnel will take part in the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) peacekeeping mission alongside the Malaysian Battalion 850-5 (MALBATT 850-5).

  
8/27/2017 5:12 PM

MUARA, Sunday, 27 August 2017 - The Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) ship KDB DARUTTAQWA apprehended a foreign trawler conducting illegal fishing activities in Brunei waters, at approximately 30 nautical miles from the coast of Brunei Darussalam on Saturday, 26 August 2017.

  
8/25/2017 6:29 PM

MUARA NAVAL BASE, Friday, 25 August 2017 – A new Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) Officer Cadet was appointed this morning in an Appointment Ceremony held at the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) Officers’ Mess.

  
8/25/2017 7:26 PM

BERAKAS GARRISON, Thursday, 24 August 2017 – The Women Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) Cross Country Competition for 2016/2017 was held this morning at the Mini Stadium, Berakas Camp.

  
8/25/2017 5:22 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Thursday, 24 August 2017 – Yang Dimuliakan Pehin Datu Pekerma Jaya Major General Dato Paduka Seri Mohd Tawih bin Abdullah, the Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) received a courtesy call from Lieutenant Colonel Jamie Murray, Commander of the British Forces Brunei and Commanding Officer of the Second Battalion Royal Gurkha Rifles.

  
8/25/2017 1:01 AM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Wednesday 23 August 2017 – Yang Dimuliakan Pehin Datu Pekerma Jaya Major General Dato Paduka Seri Mohd Tawih bin Abdullah, Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) received an introductory call from Colonel Newman M. Yang, the United States' Defence Attaché to Republic of Singapore accredited to Brunei Darussalam this morning.

  
8/24/2017 6:58 PM

MOSCOW, THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION, Wednesday 23 August 2017 – The Deputy Permanent Secretary (Technology & Development), Captain (Retired) Haji Mohd Amirul Shahnoel bin Haji Mohd Noeh, RBN and Deputy Commander of the Royal Brunei Land Force, Colonel Haji Muhd Haszaimi bin Bol Hassan attended the International Military-Technical Forum 'ARMY-2017' Exhibition from 22 to 23 August 2017, which took place at the Patriot Congress and Exhibition Center in Kubinka, Moscow region, Russian Federation.

  
8/19/2017 8:52 PM

​BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Saturday, 19 August 2017 – 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 consented to bestow Brunei Darussalam State Honorary Decorations to 35 officers and personnel of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) and one civilian officer of the Ministry of Defence in an Investiture Ceremony held at the Balai Singgahsana Indera Kencana, Istana Nurul Iman this afternoon.

  
8/18/2017 10:30 AM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Thursday, 17 August 2017 - MINDEF and RBAF senior officers have successfully completed the Strategic Foresight and Horizon Scanning Workshop, the first of the Executive Development Workshop Series in Strategic Foresight and Strategic Planning, organised by the Centre for Strategic and Policy Studies (CSPS).

  
8/11/2017 11:02 AM

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA, Thursday, 10 August 2017 - Commander of the Royal Brunei Air Force (RBAirF), Brigadier General (U) Dato Seri Pahlawan Shahril Anwar bin Haji Ma’awiah made a three-day introductory visit to Malaysia from 9 to 11 August 2017.

  
8/11/2017 12:46 AM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Thursday 10 August 2017 - The 9th Brunei-Singapore Defence Scholars Development Programme (9th BSDSDP) successfully concluded today.

  
8/9/2017 3:08 PM

​BOLKIAH GARRISON, Wednesday 9 August 2017 – His Excellency Lieutenant General (Retired) Zamir-Ul-Hassan Shah, Secretary Defence, Islamic Republic of Pakistan and his delegation, are in Brunei Darussalam for the 5th Joint Defence Working Committee (JDWC) between both countries from 8 to 10 August 2017.

  
8/9/2017 9:51 AM

JAKARTA, INDONESIA, Monday 7 August 2017 - Commander of the Royal Brunei Air Force (RBAirF), Brigadier General (U) Dato Seri Pahlawan Shahril Anwar bin Haji Ma’awiah made an introductory visit to the Republic of Indonesia from 6 to 9 August 2017. The visit aims to further strengthen the bilateral relationship and defence cooperation between Brunei Darussalam and Republic of Indonesia.

  
8/4/2017 1:31 PM

BERAKAS GARRISON, Friday 4 August 2017 - A thanksgiving “Jiwa Murni” ceremony for intending Hajj pilgrims from the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) and the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) was held this morning at the Dewan Pahlawan in Berakas Garrison.

  
8/3/2017 4:06 PM

ISTANA NURUL IMAN, Thursday, 3 August 2017 - 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, Minister of Defence and Supreme Commander of Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) has consented to receive in audience His Excellency General Surapong Suwana-Adth, Chief of Defence Forces, Royal Thai Armed Forces (RTARF).

  
8/3/2017 10:52 AM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Thursday 3 August 2017 - The Ministry of Defence received a goodwill visit from His Excellency General Surapong Suwana-Adth, Chief of Defence Forces, Royal Thai Armed Forces who is in Brunei Darussalam from 2nd until 3rd August 2017.

  
8/2/2017 3:38 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Wednesday, 2 August 2017 – The Deputy Minister of Defence, First Admiral (Retired) Dato Seri Pahlawan Abdul Aziz bin Haji Mohammad Tamit, received a courtesy call today by Vice Admiral Ray Griggs, Vice Chief of Defence Force, Australia Defence Force.

  
8/2/2017 3:34 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Wednesday 2 August 2017 – Yang Dimuliakan Pehin Datu Pekerma Jaya Major General Dato Paduka Seri Mohd Tawih bin Abdullah received a courtesy call from Vice Admiral Ray Griggs, the Vice Chief of the Defence Force, Australian Defence Force this morning.

  
7/30/2017 5:24 PM

SINGAPORE, Friday 28 July 2017 – Eight Ministry of Defence Scholars departed for Singapore on Friday to attend the 9th Brunei Darussalam-Singapore Defence Scholars Development Programme in which the delegation was led by Susie Haslinda @Shazwana Humaira Na’asya binti Abdullah, Head of Scholarship Section, Directorate of Administration and Manpower.

  
7/28/2017 1:35 PM

REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE, Thursday 27 July 2017 – The Commander of the Royal Brunei Air Force (RBAirF) Brigadier General (U) Dato Seri Pahlawan Shahril Anwar bin Haji Ma’awiah was conferred Singapore's prestigious military award, the Meritorious Service Medal (Military) by President Tony Tan Keng Yam.

  
7/27/2017 12:15 PM

RIMBA, Friday, 21 July 2017 -  Nine Royal Brunei Air Force (RBAirF) members who have just completed their flight training as Helicopter Crewmen has received their respective flight wings this morning at the RBAirF Headquarters.

  
7/19/2017 4:10 PM

MUARA, Wednesday 19 July 2017 – 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, the Minister of Defence and the Supreme Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF), consented to award the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) Command Badge to Chief of Navy, Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN), Rear Admiral Lew Chuen Hong  in recognition and appreciation for his service in enhancing the relations between RBN and RSN.

  
7/19/2017 3:59 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Wednesday 19 July 2017 - First Admiral (Retired) Dato Seri Pahlawan Abdul Aziz bin Haji Mohd Tamit, the Deputy Minister of Defence today received Rear Admiral Lew Chuen Hong, the new Chief of the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) who is currently on an introductory two-day visit to the country.

  
7/15/2017 4:25 PM

​ISTANA NURUL IMAN, Saturday 15 July 2017 – 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 consented to confer state decorations to 35 recipients during an Investiture Ceremony held in conjunction with His Majesty’s 71st birthday celebration.

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