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8/1/2020 3:08 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Saturday, 1 August 2020 – Muslims throughout the country today celebrated Hari Raya Aidil Adha with mass prayers held at mosques and suraus nationwide including at the Ministry of Defence and Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) suraus.

  
7/31/2020 10:49 AM

BERAKAS GARRISON, Thursday, 30 July 2020 – The Royal Brunei Land Force (RBLF) held a handover ceremony between its outgoing Commander, Brigadier General Dato Seri Pahlawan Awang Khairul Hamed bin Awang Haji Lampoh and the incoming Commander, Brigadier General Haji Muhammad Haszaimi bin Bol Hassan at Dewan Pahlawan, Berakas Garrison on Thursday, 30 July 2020.

  
7/30/2020 8:51 AM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Wednesday, 29 July 2020 – The 18th Regional Meeting of National Authorities in Asia under the Chemical Weapons Convention convened virtually today. The online meeting was hosted by the International Cooperation and Assistance Division, Technical Secretariat, Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.

  
7/28/2020 3:57 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Tuesday, 28 July 2020 – Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, Commander Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) received a farewell call from Her Excellency Nicola Rosenblum, Australian High Commissioner to Brunei Darussalam earlier today. Also in attendance was the Chief of Staff RBAF and Director of Intelligence.

  
7/24/2020 11:48 AM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Friday, 24 July 2020 – With the consent of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, two Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) senior officers were promoted to the rank of Brigadier General effective today.

  
7/23/2020 2:28 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Thursday, 23 July 2020 - The Second Minister of Defence, Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Md Yussof attended a presentation on the 15th Executive Development Program’s (EDP) top Policy Analysis Exercise (PAE) paper, delivered by Lieutenant Colonel Alirudimi bin Haji Perudin. 

  
7/21/2020 1:02 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Tuesday, 21 July 2020 – Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd. Yussof, Second Minister of Defence received a farewell call from Her Excellency Nicola Rosenblum, Australian High Commissioner to Brunei Darussalam earlier today.

  
7/21/2020 12:48 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Tuesday, 21 July 2020 – The Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) has officiated the RBAF PRIHATIN Centre, RBAF’s Well-Being Guidebook and RBAF’s Welfare Strategy and Action Plan 2020 in a ceremony held at the former RBAF Counselling Centre building at Bolkiah Garrison earlier today.

  
7/17/2020 10:34 AM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Friday, 17 July 2020 – The Ministry of Defence and Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) held a Khatam Al-Quran and thanksgiving ceremony in conjunction with His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam 74th birthday celebration at Surau Ad-Difa’, Bolkiah Garrison.

  
7/15/2020 11:02 AM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN,Wednesday, 15 July 2020 - A 21 Gun Salute was conducted to mark the 74th birthday celebration 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.

  
7/14/2020 9:19 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Tuesday, 14 July 2020 – The Ministry of Defence and the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) held a thanksgiving ceremony at the Surau Ad-Difa', Bolkiah Garrison in conjunction with the 74th birthday celebration 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. 

  
7/13/2020 11:40 PM

BOLKIAH GARISON, Monday, 13 July 2020 – A working visit to the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) by a delegation from the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports led by Yang Mulia Deputy Permanent Secretary (Cultural), Dr. Siti Norkhalbi binti Haji Wahsalfelah, took place this morning.

  
7/10/2020 2:23 PM

BERAKAS GARRISON, Friday, 10 July 2020 – By the consent of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, 53206 Officer Cadet Muhammad Azim bin Haji Zailani, an officer cadet from Officer Cadet School (OCS) Defence Academy RBAF from Intake 18 and a degree holder in Law (LLB) is commissioned and promoted to the rank of Substantive Lieutenant with effect from 13 June 2020.

  
7/9/2020 9:17 PM

MUARA, Thursday, 9 July 2020 – The Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) is currently conducting an exercise dubbed “Exercise Terubok” that will run from 09 until 14 July 2020. This was launched by Colonel (U) Abdul Rahman bin Haji Durahman, Acting Commander of Royal Brunei Air Force and Chairman of the RBAF Pusat PRIHATIN Steering Committee today.

  
7/8/2020 3:23 PM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Wednesday, 8 July 2020 – The National Flag hoisting ceremony to mark the commencement of a nationwide celebrations 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 74th birthday took place today at the vicinity of the Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Complex's open area in the capital.

  
7/8/2020 4:15 PM

Bolkiah Garrison, Wednesday, 8 July 2020 – The 17th ASEAN Regional Forum Security Policy (ASPC) chaired by Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh, Vice Minister of Defence, Ministry of National Defence of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam was held today via video conference.

  
7/7/2020 3:44 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Tuesday, 7 July 2020 – The inaugural video conference of the ASEAN Defence Senior Officials’ Meeting Plus (ADSOM-Plus) today followed suit the virtual ADSOM that was convened on 15 May 2020. 

  
7/6/2020 3:40 PM

KILANAS, Monday, 6 July 2020 - Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, Second Minister of Defence and Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar, the Minister of Health, today made a working visit to the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) temporary laboratory located at the Brunei Agricultural Research Centre (BARC) in Kilanas. 

  
7/1/2020 2:52 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Wednesday, 1 July 2020 – The ASEAN Regional Forum Defence Officials’ Dialogue (ARF DOD) co-chaired by Lieutenant General Vu Chien Thang, Director General, Department of Foreign Relations, Ministry of National Defence of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam and Mr. Christopher Johnstone, Principal Director, South and Southeast Asia Office, Department of Defense of the United States of America was held today via video conference.

  
6/30/2020 12:51 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Tuesday, 30 June 2020 - The ASEAN Defence Senior Officials’ Meeting-Plus Working Group (ADSOM-Plus WG) was held today via video teleconferencing, marking the first ever virtual ADSOM-Plus WG in the history of ADMM-Plus since its establishment 10 years ago. 

  
7/2/2020 5:39 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Tuesday, 30 June 2020 – The Network of ASEAN Chemical, Biological and Radiological Defence Experts (ASEAN CBR Network) organized a virtual workshop on “Promoting Scientific Cooperation to Manage Infectious Disease Outbreaks” chaired by Ms. Sng Mui Tiang, Head of Secretariat, Network of ASEAN CBR Defence Experts.

  
6/29/2020 3:05 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Monday, 29 June 2020 – The Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) Women Military Personnel celebrated its 39th anniversary with a thanksgiving ceremony held at the Cook House, Bolkiah Garrison.

  
7/3/2020 3:19 PM

RIMBA AIR FORCE BASE, Friday, 3 July 2020 – The first series of Exercise PENGUIN Air Phase, a joint exercise between Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) and Australian Defence Force (ADF) coordinated by the Joint Force Headquarters Royal Brunei Armed Forces (JFHQ RBAF) commenced with an opening ceremony that took place at the Air Movement Centre (AMC), Rimba Air Force Base on 29 June 2020. 

  
6/25/2020 3:14 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Thursday, 25 June 2020 – Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, Commander Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) received a farewell call from Lieutenant Colonel David Pack, Commander of British Forces Brunei and Commanding Officer of the Second Battalion Royal Gurkha Rifles. Also in attendance was the Chief of Staff RBAF and Director of Intelligence.

  
6/24/2020 4:50 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Wednesday 24 June 2020 - Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd. Yussof, Second Minister of Defence, received a farewell call by His Excellency Richard Lindsay, High Commissioner of the United Kingdom to Brunei Darussalam.

  
6/20/2020 11:57 AM

TANAH JAMBU, Friday, 19 June 2020 - The Certificate and Prize Presentation Ceremony for the RBAF Essay Writing Competition 2019/2020 was held at the Ceremonial Hall of the Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (DA RBAF), Kampong Tanah Jambu. Present as the Guest of Honour was Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF).

  
6/20/2020 11:45 AM

TANAH JAMBU, Friday, 19 June 2020 – By the consent of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, 22085 Officer Cadet Nurbazilah binti Haji Jamaludin, a Professionally Qualified Officer (PQO) from Intake 19 is commissioned and promoted to the rank of Substantive Captain with effect from 19 June 2020.

  
6/19/2020 2:22 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Friday, 19 June 2020 – Second Minister of Defence, Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (R) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof today received a joint courtesy call from His Excellency First Admiral (R) Pengiran Dato Seri Pahlawan Norazmi bin Pengiran Haji Muhammad, High Commissioner of Brunei Darussalam to United Kingdom and Eire; His Excellency Pengiran Muhammad Husaini bin Pengiran Penggawa Laila Bentara Istiadat Diraja Dalam Istana Pengiran Haji Alauddin, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Brunei Darussalam to the Republic of the Union of Myanmar; Her Excellency Pengiran Hajah Krtini binti Pengiran Haji Tahir, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Brunei Darussalam to Federal Republic of Germany; Her Excellency Dayangku Hajah Mazlizah binti Pengiran Haji Mahalee, Permanent Representative of Brunei Darussalam to the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland; and Her Excellency Pengiran Hairani binti Pengiran Haji Tajuddin, Permanent Representative of Brunei Darussalam to ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta, Republic of Indonesia.

  
6/15/2020 8:15 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Monday, 15 June 2020 – Second Minister of Defence, Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (R) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, today received a farewell call by His Excellency Peter Hermann Wolff, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Republic of Germany to Brunei Darussalam.

  
6/12/2020 1:19 PM

MUARA, Friday, 12 June 2020 - A foreign fishing vessel carrying five fishermen onboard was seized by the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) ship KDB DARUTTAQWA on Thursday, 11 June 2020.

  
6/10/2020 5:16 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Wednesday, 10 June 2020 – Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, Commander Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) received a farewell call from His Excellency Richard Stephen Lindsay, British High Commissioner to Brunei Darussalam today.

  
6/3/2020 10:51 AM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Wednesday 3 June 2020 – To commemorate the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) 59th Anniversary, the RBAF conducted a blood donation campaign co-organised with the staff of the Blood Bank Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajah Saleha (RIPAS) Hospital, Ministry of Health.

  
5/31/2020 1:06 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Sunday, 31 May 2020 – The 59th anniversary of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) has been celebrated with a special thanksgiving ceremony held at the Tower block of the Ministry of Defence instead of the traditional grand parade and mass gathering in light of COVID-19 situation in the country.

  
6/2/2020 11:30 PM

LEBANON, Saturday, 30 May 2020 – With the theme ‘Bersama Menjayakan Wawasan Negara’, the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) Contingent MALBATT 850-7 operating under the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) Peacekeeping Mission commemorated the RBAF 59th anniversary in the Kawkaba Mosque, Ma’arakah Camp, South Lebanon with a Doa Kesyukuran gatherinas an effort to contain the COVID-19 outbreak.

  
5/29/2020 3:59 PM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Friday, 29 May 2020 - The Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) in cooperation with the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) and Mosques, Suraus and Prayer Halls Takmir Committee members have come together to assist in ensuring the well-being of Fridays Prayers congregants. 

  
5/28/2020 9:54 AM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Wednesday, 27 May 2020 - The ASEAN Centre of Military Medicine (ACMM) organized an ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM) COVID-19 Tabletop Exercise virtually yesterday chaired by Major General Nguyen Xuan Kien, Director of Vietnam Military Medical Department via the Polycom system for ACMM in Bangkok.

  
5/22/2020 7:16 PM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Friday, 22 May 2020 – The Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) Sentuhan Kasih Ramadhan event which began on 18 May 2020 concluded its donation giveaways today to the remaining 114 orphans from 59 families of former RBAF personnel.

  
5/20/2020 4:20 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Wednesday, 20 May 2020 – The Ministry of Defence today presented donations to 84 orphans from the families of departed personnel of the ministry.

  
5/18/2020 11:31 AM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Monday, 18 May 2020 – In the spirit of Ramadhan, the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) is giving out donations to 119 orphans from 61 families of former RBAF personnel from 18 May to 22 May 2020.

  
5/15/2020 2:29 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Friday, 15 May 2020 – The first ever virtual ASEAN Defence Senior Officials’ Meeting (ADSOM) convened today following from the momentum of progress achieved from ADSOM WG earlier this week. The Meeting was chaired by Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh, Deputy Minister of Defence, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, in his capacity as Vietnam ADSOM Leader. 

  
5/14/2020 5:31 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Thursday, 14 May 2020 – In an effort to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) and Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) received donation of medical equipment from the Ministry of National Defense of the People’s Republic of China.

  
5/12/2020 11:24 AM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Tuesday, 12 May 2020 – The first ever virtual ASEAN Defence Senior Officials’ Meeting (ADSOM) Working Group (WG), also the second ADSOM WG of this year, was conducted today and was chaired by Lieutenant General Vu Chien Thang, Director General of the Department of Foreign Relations in his capacity as the ADSOM WG and ADSOM-Plus WG leader of Vietnam.

  
5/12/2020 10:10 PM

RIMBA AIR BASE, Tuesday, 12 May 2020 – An Ilyushin IL-76 military transport aircraft of China’s People’s Liberation Army Air Force landed this afternoon at the Air Movement Centre (AMC), Royal Brunei Air Force, Rimba Air Base, carrying medical supplies to help Brunei Darussalam fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

  
5/7/2020 10:17 PM

LIMAU MANIS, Thursday, 7 May 2020 – The Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) and the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) have successfully foiled an attempt to smuggle illegal goods at the Bebuloh-Lumapas area late last night during a routine joint patrol. 

  
5/6/2020 11:32 AM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Tuesday, 5 May 2020 – In an effort to leverage on the digital technology as one of the fastest growing engagement platform in Brunei Darussalam, the Ministry of Defence has launched its own official social media platform on Instagram @mindefbrunei today.

  
4/21/2020 12:54 PM

BERAKAS GARRISON, Tuesday, 21 April 2020 - In support of the Ministry of Health’s efforts to ensure constant and adequate blood supply is readily available in Brunei Darussalam, the Ministry of Defence and RBAF, in collaboration with the Blood Donation Centre (BDC), Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha (RIPAS) Hospital, organised a Blood Donation Campaign at the Berakas Garrison Gym today.

  
4/15/2020 4:23 PM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Wednesday, 15 April 2020 – The Ministry of Defence and  Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) held a blood donation campaign at the Blood Donation Centre, Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha (RIPAS) Hospital. 

  
4/13/2020 2:39 PM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Monday, 13 April 2020  - By command 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, it is announced that His Majesty has consented to the appointment of Pengiran Dr Haji Mohd Esa Al-Islam bin Pengiran Haji Mohd Yunus, Director of the Centre of Science and Technology Research and Development at the Ministry of Defence to be appointed as Deputy Permanent Secretary (Policy and Development), Ministry of Defence. 

  
4/13/2020 1:03 PM

BERAKAS, Monday 13, April 2020 – The Ministry of Defence and the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) handed a total donation of BND43,200 to the COVID-19 Relief Fund today. 

  
3/13/2020 5:18 PM

TANAH JAMBU, Friday, 13 March 2020 - By the consent of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, 80 probationary officer cadets were appointed to be officer cadets. The appointment ceremony was held at the Ceremonial Hall of the Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (DA RBAF), Kampong Tanah Jambu. 

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