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1/26/2023 6:28 PM

TANAH JAMBU, Thursday, 26 January 2023 – 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, today graced the Sovereign’s Parade Ceremony for the 21st intake of officer cadets of the Officer Cadet School which was held at the Parade Square of the Defence Academy, Royal Brunei Armed Forces (DA RBAF) in Kampung Tanah Jambu.

  
1/21/2023 9:22 PM

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, Friday, 20 January 2023 – The Ministry of Defence of Brunei Darussalam and the Ministry of Defence of the United Kingdom held their 16th Joint Defence Committee (JDC) meeting today at the Ministry of Defence Main Building in London.

  
1/26/2023 12:05 PM

KAMPONG PULAIE, Friday, 20 January 2023 – Captain Sheril Shahizwan bin Tikom, an officer from the Combat Engineer Squadron of the Support Battalion Royal Brunei Land Force (CES Sp Bn RBLF) has recited his Islamic oath at the Islamic Da'wah Centre, Kampong Pulaie witnessed by officers from the CES Sp Bn RBLF and Islamic Da'wah Centre as well as family members of the new convert.

  
1/19/2023 8:51 AM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Wednesday, 18 January 2023 – Yang Mulia Brigadier General (Retired) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Abdul Razak bin Haji Abd. Kadir, Deputy Minister of Defence, received a courtesy call from His Excellency Luke Arnold, Australian High Commissioner to Brunei Darussalam today.


  
1/16/2023 10:58 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Monday, 16 January 2023 – Yang Mulia Brigadier General (Retired) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Abdul Razak bin Haji Abd. Kadir, Deputy Minister of Defence, received a courtesy call from Her Excellency Gerda Winkler, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Republic of Germany to Brunei Darussalam today. 

  
1/15/2023 3:48 PM


Merafa' Sembah Ucapan Tahniah Kehadapan Majlis Yang Teramat Mulia Paduka Seri Pengiran Anak Puteri 'Azemah Ni'matul Bolkiah binti Kebawah Duli Yang Maha Mulia Paduka Seri Baginda Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah, D.K.M.B., P.H.B.S.


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Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Muda Bahar ibni Duli Yang Teramat Mulia Paduka Seri Pengiran Digadong Sahibul Mal Pengiran Muda Haji Jefri Bolkiah


  
1/12/2023 7:18 PM

TANAH JAMBU, Thursday, 12 January 2023 – The opening ceremony of the Command and Staff Course (CSC) 13/2023 took place today at the Auditorium of the Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (DA RBAF). Present as Guest of Honour to officiate the opening ceremony was Yang Mulia Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Muhammad Haszaimi bin Bol Hassan, Commander RBAF. 

  
1/6/2023 11:29 PM

RIMBA CAMP, Friday 6 January 2023 – The Royal Brunei Armed Forces Military Cadets (RBAF Military Cadets) held a religious event today to celebrate their 52nd anniversary at the Royal Brunei Malay Reserve Regiment’s (RBMRR) Movement and Training Building.

  
1/5/2023 9:27 PM

BERAKAS, Thursday, 5 January 2023 – The Ministry of Defence and the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) donated a total of BND$12,914.00 to the Pakistan Flood Relief Fund 2022 in a ceremony that took place at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports today.

  
1/6/2023 2:58 PM

​​​MUARA, Thursday, 5 January 2023 – The handover ceremony of the Multinational Coordination Center (MNCC) building was held today and officiated by Yang Mulia Colonel (Retired) Norsuriati binti Haji Sharbini, Permanent Secretary (Policy, Finance and Administration) Ministry of Defence and Yang Mulia Awang Ajman bin Haji Meludin, Permanent Secretary (Civil Service Governance), Prime Minister's Office.

  
1/3/2023 4:22 PM

MUARA NAVAL BASE, Friday, 30 December 2022 – A Farewell Parade Ceremony was held at the RBN Parade Square for First Admiral Dato Seri Pahlawan Spry bin Haji Serudi @ Seruji, Commander of RBN led by Lieutenant Commander Mohammad Arif bin Tajuddin, RBN as the parade commander. 

  
12/29/2022 5:34 PM

BOLKIAH GARISSON, Wednesday, 28 December 2022 – Yang Mulia Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Muhammad Haszaimi bin Bol Hassan, Commander Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF), received a courtesy call from His Excellency Major General (Retired) Farhat Abbas Sani, High Commissioner of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to Brunei Darussalam this morning. Also in attendance were the Acting Chief of Staff RBAF.

  
12/29/2022 6:05 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Wednesday 28 December 2022 – Yang Mulia Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Muhammad Haszaimi bin Bol Hassan, Commander Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF), received an introductory call from Her Excellency Ambra Dickie, High Commissioner of Canada to Brunei Darussalam today. Also in attendance were the Acting Chief of Staff RBAF.

  
12/28/2022 2:57 PM

MUARA NAVAL BASE, Tuesday 27 December 2022 - 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, Midshipman Abdul' Aziz @ Muhd Daud Al- Muktafibillah bin Haji Mohd Rafee, RBN and Chief Petty Officer Md Nurul Iman bin Haji Md Salleh, RBN were promoted to the rank of Substantive Lieutenant Junior Grade. The event took place at the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) Officers' Mess, Muara Naval Base. 

  
12/31/2022 6:57 PM

CIANJUR, WEST JAVA, REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA, Tuesday, 27 December 2022 – The Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) donated relief aid to the victims of the 21 November 2022 earthquake that struck Cianjur, West Java province, Republic of Indonesia.

  
12/27/2022 5:24 PM

TUTONG, Friday, 23 December 2022 – A Royal Brunei Land Force (RBLF) personnel, Private Simaun bin Sima from the Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Explosive Defence Unit, Support Battalion, RBLF, and his sister, Nurlaila Sari binti Sima recited their Shahada' today at their own residence in Kampong Biong, Tutong.

  
12/23/2022 12:51 PM

BOLKIAH GARISSON, Wednesday, 21 December 2022 – Yang Mulia Brigadier General (Retired) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Abdul Razak bin Haji Abd. Kadir, Deputy Minister of Defence, received a courtesy call from His Excellency Major General (Retired) Farhat Abbas Sani, High Commissioner of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to Brunei Darussalam this morning.

  
12/21/2022 5:10 PM

MUARA NAVAL BASETuesday, 20 December 2022 – HMS TAMAR of the United Kingdom’s Royal Navy (RN) departed Muara Naval Base after a logistic port visit to Brunei Darussalam from 13 to 19 December 2022 led by Lieutenant Commander Matt Millyard, Executive Officer of HMS TAMAR. In this opportunity, a passage exercise involving HMS TAMAR and KDB SYAFAAT of the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) was conducted on 13 December 2022 prior to her arrival at Muara Naval Base.

  
12/22/2022 9:10 AM

BOLKIAH GARISSON, Monday, 19 December 2022 – Yang Mulia Brigadier General (Retired) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Abdul Razak bin Haji Abd. Kadir, Deputy Minister of Defence, received a courtesy call from Her Excellency Miss Boosara Kanchanalai, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Thailand to Brunei Darussalam this morning.

  
12/16/2022 4:41 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Friday, 16 December 2022 – A thanksgiving prayer ceremony was held to welcome the return of 30 Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) personnel deployed as part of the Malaysian Battalion 850-9 (MALBATT 850-9) under the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) for a 13 months peacekeeping mission. The RBAF contingent, led by Major Muhd Yusddy Affenddy bin Hj Amran, returned to Brunei Darussalam on 6th December 2022.

  
12/14/2022 1:01 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Wednesday, 14 December 2022 – Yang Mulia Brigadier General (Retired) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Abdul Razak bin Haji Abd. Kadir, Deputy Minister of Defence, received an introductory call from His Excellency Kim Soung-eun, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Korea to Brunei Darussalam today. 

  
12/13/2022 10:50 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Tuesday, 13 December 2022 – Thirty (30) Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) personnel who were part of the Malaysian Battalion 850-9 (MALBATT 850-9) returned safely to Brunei Darussalam on 6 December 2022 after a 13-month deployment serving under the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL). 

  
12/12/2022 10:06 AM

PENANJONG GARRISON, Friday, 9 December 2022 – A total of 300 male recruits of the 169th intake and 58 female recruits of the 57th intake have concluded their six months (male) and three months (female) basic military training with a Passing Out Parade Ceremony at the Parade Square of Training Institute Royal Brunei Armed Forces (TI RBAF), Penanjong Garrison today. 

  
12/9/2022 10:41 AM

TANAH JAMBU, Thursday, 8 December 2022 – A total of 45 officers completed the Intermediate Staff Course (ISC 22/2022) at the Defence Academy, Royal Brunei Armed Forces (DA RBAF) today. The course was attended by 40 officers from the RBAF, one officer from the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) and four military officers from the Republic of Indonesia, Malaysia, the Republic of Singapore, and the Kingdom of Thailand.

  
12/13/2022 10:42 AM

HANOI, Thursday, 8 December 2022 – Yang Mulia Brigadier General (Retired) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Abdul Razak bin Haji Abd. Kadir, Deputy Minister of Defence attended the Viet Nam International Defence Expo 2022 held from 08 to 10 December 2022 at Gia Lam Airport, Hanoi, Viet Nam. 

  
12/8/2022 4:50 PM

REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE, Wednesday, 7 December 2022 – Yang Mulia Colonel (Retired) Norsuriati binti Haji Sharbini, Permanent Secretary (Policy, Finance and Administration), Ministry of Defence Brunei Darussalam made an introductory visit to the Republic of Singapore from 4 to 7 December 2022.

  
12/6/2022 3:05 PM

BOLKIAH GARISSON, Tuesday, 06 December 2022 – Yang Mulia Brigadier General (Retired) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Abdul Razak bin Haji Abd. Kadir, Deputy Minister of Defence, received a courtesy call from Colonel Sedat Ozturk, Defence Adviser of the Republic of Turkiye accredited to Brunei Darussalam this morning. 

  
12/7/2022 4:05 PM

JAKARTA, Monday, 05 December 2022 – Yang Mulia Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Muhammad Haszaimi bin Bol Hassan, Commander Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF), made an introductory visit to the Republic of Indonesia from 04 to 07 December 2022. Accompanying Commander RBAF was Lieutenant Colonel Mohd Roasri Erwan bin Haji Tasrif, Acting Chief of Staff RBAF. 

  
12/2/2022 3:23 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Friday, 2 December 2022 – The Ministry of Defence (MINDEF), as a representative of the Government of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, signed a contract with Airbus Defence and Space S.A.U, Spain for the acquisition of C-295MW transport aircrafts today. The contract signing took place at the Officers’ Mess, Bolkiah Garrison.

  
12/1/2022 9:08 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Thursday, 1 December 2022 – The closing ceremony for the 17th Executive Development Programme (EDP) on Public Policy and Management for senior government officials hosted by the Ministry of Defence took place today at the Officers' Mess, Bolkiah Garrison.



  
12/7/2022 3:15 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Thursday, 01 December 2022 - Brigadier General (U) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Alirupendi bin Haji Perudin, Joint Force Commander (JFC) Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) recently attended the Chiefs of Defence (CHOD) meeting held virtually on behalf of Commander RBAF. Also present were the Head of Joint Doctrine Warfare Centre (JDWC) and Staff Officer Grade 1 Intelligence, Joint Force Headquarters (JFHQ), and research officers from the Directorate of Intelligence, Ministry of Defence.

  
11/30/2022 4:13 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Wednesday, 30 November 2022 – Yang Mulia Brigadier General (Retired) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Abdul Razak bin Haji Abd. Kadir, Deputy Minister of Defence, received a joint courtesy call from Mr. Andrew Murdoch, Legal Director, Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) and Ms. Lowri Mai Griffiths, Head of the Ocean Policy Unit, Foreign And Commonwealth Unit, this morning.

  
11/28/2022 7:47 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Monday, 28 November 2022 – The Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) received the championship trophy won by the MINDEF Futsal Team at the Futsal Championship 2022 in conjunction with the 29th Civil Service Day at the Performance Optimisation Centre’s Lecture Hall, Bolkiah Garrison. 

  
11/28/2022 7:56 PM

BERAKAS GARRISON, MONDAY, 28 November 2022 - A handover ceremony for the appointment of the Chairman of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces Narcotics Control Centre Committee (JPKN ABDB), was held today at the Officers’ Mess, Berakas Garrison, between its outgoing Chairman, Brigadier General (U) Dato Seri Pahlawan Mohammad Sharif bin Dato Paduka Haji Ibrahim, Commander Royal Brunei Air Force (RBAirF) and the incoming Chairman, Brigadier General Dato Seri Pahlawan Saifulrizal bin Abdul Latif, Commander Royal Brunei Land Force (RBLF). 



  
11/28/2022 4:04 PM

MUARA NAVAL BASE, Monday, 28 November 2022 – The 20th series of EXERCISE HELANG LAUT between the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) and the Indonesian Navy (IDN) has come to an end after a seven-day interaction from 20th to 27th November 2022.

  
11/29/2022 3:16 PM

JERUDONG, Saturday 26 November 2022 - A total of 80 participants comprising 40 Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) officers and 40 retired Armed Forces officers (PABB) competed in the Wira Cup 2022 that took place at the Royal Brunei Golf and Country Club. 

  
11/28/2022 8:38 PM

TANAH JAMBU, Friday, 25 November 2022 – The Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (DA RBAF) celebrated its 12th anniversary in a ceremony held at the DA RBAF Auditorium today. Present as Guest of Honour was Colonel Pengiran Sharifuddin bin Pengiran Haji Yusof, Commandant DA RBAF. Also present were DA RBAF senior officers, officers, military and civilian personnel.

  
11/25/2022 4:23 PM

KRANJI CAMP 3, Thursday, 24 November 2022 – The opening ceremony of Exercise MAJU BERSAMA Series 25/2022 took place at the Eiger Parade Square, Kranji Camp, Republic of Singapore. The exercise was conducted from 21st November and is expected to complete on 30th November 2022 involving personnel from the First Battalion, Royal Brunei Land Force (1Bn RBLF) and from ‘A’ Company 2nd Battalion Singapore Infantry Regiment (A Coy 2Bn SIR).

  
11/25/2022 4:33 PM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Thursday, 24 November 2022 – The Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) Cross Country Competition 2022/2023 was held at Bukit Shahbandar Recreational Park participated by more than 200 officers and personnel from the Ministry of Defence, Royal Brunei Land Force (RBLF), Royal Brunei Navy (RBN), Royal Brunei Air Force (RBAirF), Joint Force RBAF (JF RBAF), Training Institute RBAF (TI RBAF), Defence Academy RBAF (DA RBAF) and Special Forces Regiment (SFR).  

  
11/23/2022 8:19 PM

SIEM REAP, Wednesday 23 November 2022 – The 9th ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting Plus (ADMM Plus) concluded at the Sokha Siem Reap Resort & Convention Center in Siem Reap, Kingdom of Cambodia.

  
11/23/2022 6:48 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Wednesday, 23 November 2022 – Yang Mulia Brigadier General (Retired) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Abdul Razak bin Haji Abd. Kadir, Deputy Minister of Defence, received an introductory call from Colonel Haji Nor Azizi bin Abdullah, Defence Adviser of Malaysia to Brunei Darussalam, this morning. 

  
11/23/2022 4:09 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Wednesday, 23 November 2022 – Yang Mulia Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Muhammad Haszaimi bin Bol Hassan, Commander Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF), received an introductory call from Colonel Haji Nor Azizi bin Abdullah, Defence Adviser Malaysia to Brunei Darussalam this afternoon. Also in attendance were the Acting Chief of Staff RBAF and Acting Director of Intelligence.


  
11/23/2022 8:33 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Wednesday, 23 November 2022 – Yang Mulia Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Muhammad Haszaimi bin Bol Hassan, Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF),  received an introductory call from Her Excellency Marian Jocelyn R. Tirol-Ignacio, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of the Philippines to Brunei Darussalam this afternoon.

  
11/22/2022 8:08 PM

SIEM REAP, Tuesday 22 November 2022 – The ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM) Retreat convened at the Sokha Siem Reap Resort & Convention Center in Siem Reap, Kingdom of Cambodia. His Excellency Samdech Pichey Sena Tea Banh, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of National Defence of Cambodia, in his capacity as the Chair of ADMM for 2022, presided over the meeting. This year’s Retreat observed the ASEAN Defence Ministers and representatives exchanging views on the theme “Defence Cooperation to Strengthen Solidarity for Harmonised Security”.

  
11/22/2022 1:17 PM

MAKKAH, Saturday, 19 November 2022 - Five Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) officers and personnel participated in the 9th International Competition Memorization of the Holy Quran for military personnel in Makkah Al-Mukarramah, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

  
11/21/2022 11:06 AM

MANAMA, Friday, 18 November 2022 – Yang Mulia Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Muhammad Haszaimi Bin Bol Hassan, Commander Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) attended the International Institute for Strategic Studies Manama Dialogue 2022 (IISS Manama Dialogue 2022), 18th Regional Security Summit in Manama, The Kingdom of Bahrain from 18th to 20th November 2022. 

  
11/18/2022 12:53 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Thursday, 17 November 2022 – Yang Mulia Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Muhammad Haszaimi bin Bol Hassan, Commander Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) received a courtesy call from Air Commodore Hamish Cormack, Deputy Commandant Defence Academy, British Armed Forces United Kingdom and Lieutenant Colonel Alex Michael, SO1 Defence Engagement, Joint Force Development. Also in attendance were the Acting Chief of Staff, RBAF and Staff Officer 1 Directorate of Intelligence.

  
11/19/2022 10:30 AM

TANAH JAMBU, Thursday, 17 November 2022 - Six officers comprising five Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) officers and one Ministry of Defence civilian officer received the OBOE Endeavour Academic Excellence Award from the Australian Government in recognition of their outstanding results during the recently concluded 12th RBAF Command and Staff Course (CSC) 2022. The ceremony was held at the Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (DA RBAF).

  
11/22/2022 1:24 PM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Wednesday, 16 November 2022 – The Indo Pacific Endeavour 2022 (IPE 02/2022) is Australia’s annual flagship defence-led international engagement aiming to strengthen Australia’s whole-of-government commitment and partnership in the Indo-Pacific region. The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) vessel, Frigate HMAS ANZAC entered Brunei Darussalam’s waters on 15 November 2022 and continued their journey to the Republic of Indonesia on 17 November 2022. Seven countries within the Asia-Pacific region have been and will be visited by this Task Group.

  
11/16/2022 3:02 PM

UNP 2-1 MARAKAH CAMP, SOUTH LEBANON, Saturday, 12 November 2022 – The Transfer of Authority (TOA) ceremony between MALBATT 850-9 and MALBATT 850-10 was held at UNP 2-1 Parade Square, Marakah Camp, South Lebanon.


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