RIMBA AIR FORCE BASE, Monday 02 Dec 2019 - The Handing Over and Taking Over Ceremony for the Commanding Officer of No.1 Wing, Operations Group, RBAirF between 494 Lieutenant Colonel (U) Muhammad Sufian bin Ahmad (Outgoing CO) and 540 Lieutanant Colonel (U) Awang Muhammad Amiruddin bin Hj Tuah (Incoming CO). The event took place at Hangar B.
RIMBA AIR FORCE BASE, SUNDAY, 01 DECEMBER 2019 – The Royal Brunei Air Force Support Group held a Family Day in conjunction with its 5th Anniversary. Present as the guest of honour during the event was Commander of Support Group, Col (U) Harmadi bin Hj Mamit.
BERAKAS, Saturday 30 November 2019 - Royal Brunei Air Force (RBAF) “The Legend” team (retirees) led by Yang Mulia Major General (Rtd) Pengiran Dato Abidin bin Pengiran Haji Ahmad successfully defended their champioinship at the Seri Angkasa Cup 2019 held at RBA Golf Club.
MANILA, Republic of the Philippines, Friday, 29 November 2019 – Brigadier General Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Hamzah bin Haji Sahat, Commander of the Royal Brunei Air Force and delegation conducted an Introductory Visit to Philippines Air Force from 27 to 29 November 2019 in Manila, Republic of the Philippines.
RIMBA AIR FORCE BASE, Thursday, 28 November 2019 – 11 personnel consisting of 7 airmen from the Royal Brunei Air Force (RBAirF), 2 personnel from the Special Task Platoon (STP), Royal Brunei Land Force (RBLF), 1 personnel from the Special Force Regiment (SFR) and 1 personnel from the Indonesian National Military-Air Force (TNI-AU) have successfully completed Basic RBAF Military Freefall Course which was held this morning at Drop Zone of the RBAirF Rimba Air Base.
RIMBA AIR FORCE BASE, Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019 - The Royal Brunei Air Force (RBAirF) hosted the Republic of Singapore Air Force's (RSAF) Sergeant Major Senior Warrant Officer Ong Loo Heng for the Senior Warrant Officers Exchange Program (SWEP), where this year's edition of the event is currently being held in Negara Brunei Darussalam. The delegation arrived on Monday 18 November 2019 and will be in the country until 22 November 2019.
RIMBA AIR FORCE BASE, 19 November 2019 – The Royal Brunei Air Force hosted the study visit of the Defence Services Command and Staff College, Bangladesh this morning. The delegation is currently on a visit to Negara Brunei Darussalam and has visited several military institutions prior to their arrival at Rimba. They are headed by Captain Mohammed Faizul Hoque (C), psc, BN, a Senior Instructor at the college.
TUNGKU BEACH, Sunday, 17 November 2019 – The Royal Brunei Air Force Team managed to come out in third place behind the Royal Brunei Land Force and the Special Forces Regiment on the scorching hot beach edition of the RBAF Alpha Obstacle Challenge 2019.
SURAU AL BARAKAH, RIMBA AIR BASE, Wednesday, 13 November 2019 – In conjunction with the celebration of the Maulidurrasul, the Malaysian Armed Forces Religious Corp (KAGAT) delivered a talk on Ahli Sunnah Wal Jamaah, organized by the RBAF Religious Department (JAMA’AT). The talk was delivered by Lt Col Dr Khairul Fauzi bin Azmi of KAGAT.
RIMBA AIR BASE, Tuesday 12 November 2019 – Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, the RBAF Commander was present at the Air Movement Centre this morning to bid farewell to Yang Berbahagia General Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Panglima Haji Zulkifli bin Haji Zainal Abidin, the Chief of Malaysian Armed Forces.
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Saturday, 9 November 2019 – The residents of Brunei-Muara District converged in the capital today to join 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 at the Taman Haji Sir Muda Omar 'Ali Saifuddien to commemorate the birthday anniversary of the Prophet Muhammad S.A.W.
RIMBA AIR FORCE BASE, Friday 8 November 2019 - The Royal Brunei Air Force (RBAirF) held a ceremony to conclude the Dikir Maulidur Rasul 1441H at Surau Al- Barakah. The Dikir Maulud has been held continuously for 13 nights to commemorate the birth of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH).
RIMBA AIR FORCE BASE, Wednesday 6 November 2019 - In conjunction with the 40th anniversary of Exercise PELICAN between the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) and Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN), Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, Brunei Darussalam's Second Minister of Defence and His Excellency Dr Ng Eng Hen, Minister for Defence, Republic of Singapore observed the exercise on-board RSS TENACIOUS and KDB DARUSSALAM today.
RIMBA AIR FORCE BASE, Thursday 31 October 2019 - The Republic of Singapore Air Force, Defence Attache Colonel Yeo Joon Hua Desmond recently organized a Static Display of Helicopters from RSAF & RBAirF, at the Air Movement Center, Royal Brunei Air Force.
30 October 2019 – In conjunction with Maulud Nabi Muhammad (pbuh) the Royal Brunei Air Force conducted a dikir ceremony with the Second Minister of Defence, The Honourable Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Md Yussof at Surau Al-Barakah, Rimba Air Base.
RIMBA AIR FORCE BASE, Monday 28 October 2019 – Royal Brunei Air Force (RBAirF) held the Opening Ceremony of Dikir Maulud Celebration for 1441 Hijrah at Surau Al- Barakah, Rimba Air Force Base.
RIMBA AIR FORCE BASE, Tuesday, 22 October 2019 - The 25th edition of Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) between Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) and the United States Navy (USN) was conducted from 7 October until 31 October 2019. The exercise, comprising of jungle training, sea operations as well as military operations in urban terrain (MOUT), was aimed at strengthening the close working relationship and enhance interoperability between the two countries.
CHONG PANG CAMP, Singapore, Monday 14 October 2019 – The bilateral exercise code-named 'EX AIRGUARD 25/2019' between No. 2 Wing, Royal Brunei Air Force (No. 2 Wg, RBAirF) and 18 Divisional Air Defence Artillery Battalion, Republic of Singapore Air Force (18 DA Bn, RSAF) was launched this morning at the 18 DA Bn Headquarters in Chong Pang Camp, Singapore. This year's exercise is the silver jubilee edition of the Ex AIRGUARD since its inaguration in 1994, marking 25 years of strong friendship and bilateral ties between both counterparts.
RIMBA AIR BASE, Monday, 30 September 2019 – 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 Negara Brunei Darussalam made a working visit to the Royal Brunei Air Force (RBAirF) at Rimba Air Base today.
RIMBA AIR FORCE BASE, Wednesday 04 September 2019 – The Royal Brunei Air Force (RBAirF) received educational visits from the Birau Primary School (morning) and the Mabohai Religious School (afternoon) as part of their respective school programmes. The Birau Primary School consisted of students from year 4 – 6 and were accompanied by 6 teachers, while the Mabohai Religious School consisted of 57 students from primary 1 – 6 and were accompanied by 3 teachers.
TARINDAK D’SENI, Thursday, 22 August 2019 – The Closing Ceremony of Tabletop Exercise Flying Keris between the Royal Brunei Air Force (RBAirF) and Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) was held at the Tarindak D’Seni, Bandar Seri Begawan. The TTX Flying Keris 2/2019 was conducted at Rimba Air Force Base from 19 August 2019 until 23 August 2019
PANGKALAN RIMBA, Wednesday, 14 August 2019 – The Royal Brunei Air Force this afternoon distributed sacrificial meat comprising 4 buffaloes and 5 goats to Royal Brunei Air Force (RBAirF) personnel and asnaf group living in the vicinity of the Kampong Rimba, in a Korban and Aqiqah ceremony in conjunction with Hari Raya Aidil Adha 1440 Hijrah celebration.
SPORTS COMPLEX, RIMBA AIR FORCE BASE, Wednesday 07 August 2019 – The officers of Royal Brunei Air Force (RBAirF) held a teambuilding event in celebrating the recent promotion of sixteen RBAirF officers. The guest of honour for the event was Brigadier General (U) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Hamzah bin Haji Sahat, Commander of the RBAirF. Also present were senior officers and officers from the RBAirF.
RIMBA AIR FORCE BASE, Sunday 11 August 2019 – In the spirit of celebrating Hari Raya Aidil Adha, the Royal Brunei Air Force held mass prayers at Surau Al-Barakah, Air Force Base Rimba.
The Royal Brunei Airlines Golf Club, Berakas, Saturday 27 July 2019 – As part of the 53rd Anniversary of the Royal Brunei Air Force (RBAirF), a Golf Tournament aptly called “The 53rd Royal Brunei Air Force Anniversary Golf Open 2019” was conducted at the Royal Brunei Airlines Golf Club (RBAGC). The aim of this yearly tournament was to celebrate the brotherhood between the Air Force Officers and Other Ranks, while also promoting sportsmanship and increase the level of etiquette within the airmen of RBAirF that is synonymous with the gentlemen’s game of Golf.
AIR MOVEMENT CENTRE (AMC), RIMBA AIR FORCE BASE, Thursday 25 July 2019 – The Annual Royal Brunei Air Force (RBAirF) Flight Safety Day was held at the AMC, Rimba Air Force Base and was officially opened by Brigadier General (U) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Hamzah bin Haji Sahat, Commander of the RBAirF. Also present were Senior officers, aircrews and engineers from supervisory tiers of the RBAirF.
UNITED KINGDOM, 17 - 21 July 2019 - The Commander of the Royal Brunei Air Force (RBAirF), Brigadier General (U) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Hamzah bin Haji Sahat and delegates, attended the Royal Air Force (RAF) Annual Air and Space Conference and Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) 2019 from 17 to 21 July 2019.
RIMBA AIR FORCE BASE, Thursday 27 June 2019 – Seven dispatchers from Parachute Airborne Tactical Delivery Unit (PATDU) comprising of 07 Junior Non-Commissioned Officers (JNCOs) has successfully completed their hover patter course. The certificate presentation ceremony was held at No.14 Squadron, Hangar B.
RIMBA AIR FORCE BASE, Monday, 24 June 2019 – The Royal Brunei Air Force (RBAirF) marked its 53rdAnniversary this year by holding several key events at the Rimba Air Base.
Present as the guest of honour was Brigadier General (U) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Hamzah bin Haji Sahat, the Commander of RBAirF. The occasion started with a Doa Kesyukuran Ceremony at Surau Al-Barakah on 23 June 2019.