Calibration Centre - Intro
Calibration services were first introduced to Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) in 1979 operating as one section under Bolkiah Workshop. As it gradually enlarged its services Calibration Section has its own building named Calibration Centre completed in 1992. The building is located and equipped with enforce features to minimal vibration to traffics, stable temperature and humidity control, minimal electromagnetic interference and an UPS to supply all the electrical needs of the building during a power failure.
In 1996 marked the historic event and achievement, Calibration Centre was officially opened by the Minister of Development and the recognition of first ISO International Standard accreditation awarded by United Kingdom Accreditation Services (UKAS).
The Calibration Centre is owned and funded by the Government of His Majesty Sultan dan Yang Dipertuan of Brunei Darussalam through the Ministry of Defence. It is maintained to support the equipment of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces and the Ministry of Defence. To widen its services across the nation commencing 01 June 2009 the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) is pleased to announce that its Calibration Centre has open its services to all Government departments and to private sectors.
Measurement Standard is necessary for industries, trades, military and science. For the Military the reliability and accuracy of modern weapons and engineering systems is totally dependent upon the quality of precision equipment used to measure, calibrate, gauge, test or inspect these systems. The accuracy of the precision measuring equipment can be assured only through a programme of maintenance and periodic calibration traceable to international standards. The Calibration Centre is ISO\IEC 17025 accredited through United Kingdom Accreditation Services in the scopes of electrical and mechanical metrology. The calibrations services are performed in accordance with the measurement standards traceable to SI unit of measurements.