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3/25/2019 8:44 AM

THILAWA PORT, REPUBLIC OF THE UNION OF MYANMAR; Thursday, 21 March 2019 - KDB DARUTTAQWA this evening hosted a reception onboard on the occasion of the goodwill visit to Republic of the Union of Myanmar. Present during the reception was the guest of honor, Rear Admiral Thant Syn Lay, Command Naval Dockyard and His Excellency Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Pahlawan Colonel (Rtd) Dato Paduka Haji Abu'r Rahmani bin Dato Paduka Haji Basir, Ambassador of Brunei to Myanmar.

Publish Date: 3/21/2019
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3/22/2019 5:49 PM

THILAWA PORT, REPUBLIC OF THE UNION OF MYANMAR, Tuesday, 19 March 2019 - KDB DARUTTAQWA  arrived at Thilawa Port, the Republic of the Union of Myanmar for a goodwill visit to the country. Present at the welcoming ceremony were Captain Zaw Win, the Commanding Officer Naval Dockyard and representatives from the Myanmar Navy. The officials then proceeded for a ship tour onboard KDB DARUTTAQWA.

Publish Date: 3/19/2019
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3/17/2019 2:55 PM

RIMBA AIR BASE, Friday, 15 March 2019 – The Special Force Regiment (SFR) water polo team emerged as champions after defeating the Royal Brunei Land Force (RBLF) with a 4 – 0 win at the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) Water Polo Championship finals held at Rimba Air Base Sports Complex this afternoon.

Publish Date: 3/15/2019
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3/13/2019 10:23 AM

MUARA, Tuesday, 12 March 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 Brunei Darussalam, consented to award the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) Command Badge to Chief of Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN), Yang Berbahagia Admiral Datuk Mohd Reza bin Mohd Sany, in recognition for his services in enhancing the relations between RBN and RMN.

Publish Date: 3/12/2019
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3/14/2019 9:47 AM

MUARA, Tuesday, 12 March 2019 - KDB DARUTTAQWA set sail this morning to embark on a 25-day deployment to two destinations, which are Yangon, Myanmar and Langkawi, Malaysia. The ship is scheduled to return to Muara Naval Base on 5 April 2019.

Publish Date: 3/12/2019
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3/11/2019 4:17 PM

MUARA, Friday, 8 March 2019 – The closing ceremony and certificate presentation for Leadership and Management for Acting Able Rate Serial 01/2019 was held at Nakhoda Hall, Naval Training Centre (NTC). Attending the event as the Guest of Honour is Lieutenant Hidayatul Zabidah binti Haji Dayang, RBN, Second–In–Command Maritime Technical School, NTC. A total of 30 participants attended the course which started from 15th February 2019 until 08tMarch 2019.

Publish Date: 3/8/2019
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3/8/2019 6:10 PM

MUARA, Friday, 8 March 2019 – The Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) held a weekly Tadarus Al-Quran and Ratib Al-Attas and a Mass Dhuha prayers this morning at Surau Al-Huda, Muara Naval Base.

Publish Date: 3/8/2019
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3/2/2019 3:10 PM

RIMBA, Friday, 1 March 2019 - The final match of the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) Waterpolo and Swimming Tournament was held at the Royal Brunei AirForce Swimming Pool. In attendance to present the Championship trophy and prizes was the Commander of RBN, First Admiral Pengiran Dato Seri Pahlawan Norazmi bin Pengiran Hj Muhammad

Publish Date: 3/1/2019
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3/1/2019 3:09 PM

Muara Naval Base, Thurday, 28 February 2019 – Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) held a promotion ceremony series 4/2018 for 24 Senior Non-Commissioned Officers (SNCOs). The ceremony was held at the Warrant Officers’, Chief Petty Officers’ and Petty Officers’ Mess, RBN.

Publish Date: 2/28/2019
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3/5/2019 10:48 AM

MUARA, Thursday, 28 February 2019 – A religious class was held at Nakhoda Hall, Naval Training Centre(NTC) for officers and crew who will join Royal Brunei Navy (KDB DARUTTAQWA) long deployment series 01/2019 to the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and Langkawi, Malaysia from 12 March to 05 April 2019. The religious class was taught by Ustaz Muhammad Rafiuddin bin Haji Md Ali, a religious teacher from Naval Training Centre.

Publish Date: 2/28/2019
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3/5/2019 12:16 PM

SEPANGGAR, MALAYSIA; 25 - 28 February 2018 – The 5th Navy to Navy Talks between the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) and Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) was held at the RMN Headquarters at Sepanggar Bay, Kota Kinabalu. Representing RBN was the RBN Chief of Staff, Commander Sahibul Bahari bin Hj Zainal Abidin, RBN and Commanding Officer Naval Training, Lieutenant Commander Ali Mustafa bin Hj Umar, RBN.

Publish Date: 2/28/2019
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2/27/2019 10:59 AM

MUARA, Wednesay, 27 February 2019 – First Admiral Pengiran Dato Seri Pahlawan Norazmi bin Pengiran Haji Muhammad, Commander of the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) received a courtesy call from Air Commodore Muhd Humayun Kabir, the Defence Adviser of the Republic of Bangladesh to Malaysia, accredited to Brunei Darussalam this morning.

Publish Date: 2/27/2019
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2/26/2019 4:17 PM

MUARA, Tuesday, 26 February 2019 – A Probational Officer Cadet was appointed this afternoon in an Appointment Ceremony held at the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) Officers’ Mess. 53256 Probational Officer Cadet  Muhammad Ajrullah bin Rosli, received his appointment from the Commander of Royal Brunei Navy (RBN), First Admiral Pengiran Dato Seri Pahlawan Norazmi bin Pengiran Haji Muhammad.

Publish Date: 2/26/2019
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2/26/2019 10:27 AM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Monday, 25 February 2019 – The Brunei Darussalam national flag that was hoisted since 16 February has been lowered down, in the vicinity of Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Complex, marking the end of the 35th National day's celebration throughout the country.

Publish Date: 2/25/2019
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2/23/2019 10:12 PM

MUARA, Friday, 22 February 2019 – Thanksgiving prayers were held this evening with mass Maghrib and Isyak prayers at the Surau Al-Huda, Muara Naval Base to mark Brunei Darussalam’s 35th National Day Celebration on the 23rd February 2019.

Publish Date: 2/22/2019
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2/22/2019 10:38 AM

MUARA, Friday, 22 February 2019 – The Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) held a donation ceremony this morning for RBN personnel who have lost a close relative at Surau Al-Huda, Muara Naval Base.

Publish Date: 2/22/2019
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2/24/2019 7:41 PM

BUSAN, REPUBLIC OF KOREA; 21 - 22 February 2019 – The 14th ASEAN Defence Ministers Meeting Plus Expert Working Group (ADMM Plus EWG) on Maritime Security Final Planning Conference (FPC) was held in Busan, Republic of Korea from the 21st to 22nd of February 2019 co-chaired by Rear Admiral Cheong Kwok Chien, Head of Naval Operation, Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) and Rear Admiral Sung-Kyun Jeong, Second Deputy Director of Force Planning of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Republik of Korea Navy (ROKN). This year’s exercise series will be a continuation of the last 11st ADMM Plus EWG on MS Field Training Exercise (FTX) co-chaired by Brunei and New Zealand.

Publish Date: 2/21/2019
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2/18/2019 8:50 AM

MUARA, Saturday, 16 February 2019 – The Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) held a thanksgiving prayer ceremony at Surau Al-Huda to mark the 45th birthday of His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah ibni His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, Crown Prince, Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Publish Date: 2/16/2019
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2/16/2019 9:23 PM
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Saturday, 16 February 2019 - The 35th National Day celebration began with a giant flag hoisting ceremony in the capital. The raising of the giant national flag was officiated by The Honourable Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Hj Awg Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman, Minister of Religious Affairs.
Publish Date: 2/16/2019
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3/5/2019 9:55 AM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Friday 15 February 2019 - Closing Ceremony for Fire Marshall and Fire Warden Course series 1/2019 was conducted at Fire and Safety Services Headquarters, Combat Support Services (CSS) Royal Brunei Land Force (RBLF), Bolkiah Garrison.

Publish Date: 2/15/2019
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2/14/2019 4:06 PM

MUARA, Wednesday, 13 February 2019 – The Initial Planning Conference (IPC) for Exercise PELICAN 38/2019 had commenced on Monday, 11 February 2019 and concluded on Wednesday, 13 February 2019 with the signing of minute of meeting at the Multi National Coordination Centre (MNCC), Muara Naval Base.

Publish Date: 2/13/2019
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2/12/2019 10:20 AM

MUARA, Friday, 8 February 2019 - The closing ceremony and certificate presentation for Leadership and Management Course for Acting Leading Hand Serial 03/2018 held at Nakhoda Hall, Naval Training Centre (NTC). Attending the event as the Guest of Honour for the event was Commander Khairil bin Haji Abdul Rahman, RBN, Commandant of Naval Training Centre. A total of 30 participants attended the course which started from 11 January 2019 and until 08 February 2019.

Publish Date: 2/12/2019
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2/8/2019 11:35 AM

MUARA, Friday, 8 February 2019 – The Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) held a weekly Tadarus Al-Quran and Ratib Al-Attas this morning at Surau Al-Huda, Muara Naval Base. The guest of honour for the event was Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) Commander, First Admiral Pengiran Dato Seri Pahlawan Norazmi bin Pengiran Muhammad. 

Publish Date: 2/8/2019
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2/9/2019 2:37 PM

KARACHI, ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF PAKISTAN; Friday, 8 February 2019 – The 5-day multinational exercise, code-named Exercise AMAN 2019, kicked off at the Pakistan Navy Dockyard today. The opening ceremony was officiated by the Commander Pakistan Fleet, Vice Admiral Amjad Khan Niazi, who was also the Guest of Honour for the event, of which in attendance also included the Commander of Zimbabwean National Army, Lieutenant General Edzai Chimonyo, the Romanian Chief of Navy, Rear Admiral Alexandru Mirsu, Ambassadors and delegates of various countries. Representing the RBN were 739 Lieutenant Commander Ade Roddiane bin Hj Mohd Rosdi, RBN, Staff Officer Grade 2 Fleet Operations and 819 Lieutenant Khairul Anwar bin Hj Abu Bakar, RBN, Principal Warfare Officer KDB DARULEHSAN, who are participating as observers throughout the exercise.

Publish Date: 2/8/2019
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2/1/2019 11:35 PM

MUARA NAVAL BASE, Friday, 1 February 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 Brunei Darussalam, the Minister of Defence and the Supreme Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF), consented to award the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) Command Badge to Chief of Staff, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF), Admiral Yutaka Murakawa in recognition and appreciation for his service in enhancing the relations between RBN and JMSDF.

Publish Date: 2/1/2019
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1/25/2019 10:28 AM

MUARA, Friday, 25 January 2019 – The Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) held a donation ceremony for RBN personnel who have lost a close relative this morning at Surau Al-Huda, Muara Naval Base. The guest of honour for the event was RBN Commander, First Admiral Pengiran Dato Seri Pahlawan Norazmi bin Pengiran Muhammad.

Publish Date: 1/25/2019
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1/27/2019 9:52 AM

LUMUT NAVAL BASE, Thursday, 24 January 2019 - The closing ceremony for 27th series of Principal Warfare Officer Course (PWOC) was held at Venus Auditorium, Naval Education and Training Headquarters, Lumut Naval Base. A total of 17 course participants consist of 12 local participants and 5 oversea students namely 2 from Bangladesh Navy (BN), 1 from Pakistan Navy (PN) and 2 from Royal Brunei Navy (RBN), had successfully completed the 6 months long course after passing through various challenges and assessments. Two officers from RBN participated in the course, namely; 790 Lieutenant Commander Hj Abd Hafiz Mubarak bin Hj Rusli, RBN and 720 Lieutenant Md Aliashim bin Alias, RBN since 2 July 2018. 

Publish Date: 1/24/2019
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1/24/2019 9:48 AM

MUARA, Wednesday, 23 January 2019 - A promotion ceremony for the 131 personnel of Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) was held at the Senior Rates Mess, Muara Naval Base. Presenting the rank insignias to the RBN Personnel was First Admiral Pengiran Dato Seri Pahlawan Norazmi bin Pengiran Haji Muhammad, Commander of RBN.

Publish Date: 1/23/2019
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1/22/2019 12:32 PM

MUARA, Monday, 21 January 2019 – The Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) welcomed the arrival of HMS ARGYLL, Royal Navy (RN) on 21 January 2019, that is currently visiting Brunei Darussalam until 24 January 2019. The ship is commanded by Commander Toby Shaughnessy, RN, and carries 205 crew onboard. Before entering Muara Commercial Wharf, HMS ARGYLL also conducted Passage Exercise with KDB DARULAMAN.

Publish Date: 1/21/2019
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1/18/2019 12:22 PM

MUARA, Friday, 18 January 2019 – The inaugural Maritime Operations Planning Course (MAROPS) closing ceremony was held at the Multinational Coordination Centre (MNCC) in Muara Naval Base this morning. MAROPS course is a 6-week course, which commenced on 10 December 2018. Present at the closing ceremony as the Guest of Honour was Commander of Royal Brunei Navy (RBN), First Admiral Pengiran Dato Seri Pahlawan Norazmi Bin Pengiran Haji Muhammad. Also present were senior officers and officers of RBN.

Publish Date: 1/18/2019
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