RB AirForce Bilateral Ties
Royal Brunei Air Force is actively involved in enhancing efforts to foster diplomatic defence relation with neighbouring countries. Some of the initiatives organised has successfully create transparency as well as develop mutual understanding and confidence building. Some of the significant achievements are as follows:-
Honorary Wing Presentation
With the consent of His Majesty The Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan Brunei Darussalam. Air Marshal from Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore were presented the Royal Brunei Air Force Honorary Wing in 2003.
Cooperation with Royal Air Force
The Royal Air Force concentrates in providing human resources specialists such as pilots and aircraft technicians.
Cooperation with Republic Indonesia Air Force.
Cooperation with the Republic Indonesia Air Force is still at an early stage however both Air Forces has successfully organised Command Post Exercise for Combat Search and Rescue known as 'ELANG BRUNESIA' on September 2003.
Cooperation with United States.
In Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training or CARAT, Royal Brunei Air Force is involved in air support, deck landing exercises on American ships and seminar hosted by United States Navy.
Cooperation with Royal Australia Air Force.
Since 2002, the Royal Brunei Air Force has had the support of Standard and Evaluation Team from the Australia Defence Force. At present, they conduct evaluation on local pilots and aircrew as part of Royal Brunei Air Force yearly activities.
Cooperation with Republic Singapore Air Force
Air Defence Exercise called the Air Guard has started since 1993. This exercise is conducted in Singapore and involves the Air Regiment and Air Defence Brigade. Air Gunnery Joint Exercise the Air-to-Ground General Purpose Machine Gun firing is held twice yearly since 1999. This exercise involves No 1 Squadron and the Helicopter Detachment in Brunei.
Cooperation with Royal Malaysia Air Force.
In 1998, Air working group was established under the defence committe between Brunei Darussalam and Malaysia. It involves both countries Air Forces. Some of the achievements are as follows: