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1/25/2022 9:39 AM

MUARA, Saturday, 22 January 2022 – A Malam Munajat ceremony organised by the Ministry of Religious Affairs in collaboration with the Royal Brunei Armed Forces' Religious Directorate (JAMA'AT) was held via video teleconference held simultaneously throughout the country. The focal point for the Ministry of Defence and RBAF was at Surau Ad-Difa, Bolkiah Garrison where the Guest of Honour was Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi Bin Haji Mohd Yussof, Second Minister of Defence leading the attendance for the Ministry of Defence and the RBAF from their respective surau via video teleconference.

Publish Date: 1/22/2022
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1/17/2022 11:58 AM

MUARA, Sunday, 16 January 2022 – USS JACKSON of the United States Navy (USN) made a logistics port of call to Brunei Darussalam. Along with the visit, the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) and USN have successfully conducted the Passage Exercise (PASSEX), on 13th January 2022, between KDB DARUTTAQWA and USS JACKSON.

Publish Date: 1/16/2022
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1/17/2022 11:51 AM

BRUNEI DARUSSALAM, Saturday, 15 January 2022 – RSS ENDEAVOUR of the Republic Singapore Navy (RSN) has successfully conducted a Passage Exercise (PASSEX) with the Royal Brunei Navy's (RBN) KDB DARUTTAQWA today as she transits through Brunei Darussalam's waters whilst hosting the Midshipmen Sea Training Deployment (MSTD).

Publish Date: 1/15/2022
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1/4/2022 10:11 AM

MUARA, Sunday, 2 January 2022 – Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) distributes "Back to School" donations to RBN personnel in need. The assistance consists of school uniforms and stationaries for their children in light of the reopening of schools in Brunei according to guidelines of the Endemic Phase where a total of 5 families received donations.

Publish Date: 1/2/2022
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12/31/2021 9:18 AM

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Publish Date: 12/31/2021
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12/30/2021 6:50 PM

MUARA, Wednesday, 29 December 2021 - First Admiral Dato Seri Pahlawan Spry bin Haji Serudi @ Haji Seruji, the Commander of Royal Brunei Navy, received a farewell courtesy call from Surgeon Lieutenant Commander (D) Dylan Williams, Royal Brunei Navy Dental Officer at Bilik Pahlawan, Royal Brunei Navy Headquarters.

Publish Date: 12/29/2021
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12/30/2021 7:00 PM

BRUNEI DARUSSALAM, 29 DECEMBER 2021 – Amid the COVID-19 Transition Phase and reopening of mosques to the public, the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) has continued to conduct cleaning campaigns at mosques across all four districts this week as part of its community outreach activities in conjunction with RBAF's Diamond Jubilee. Today, the Royal Brunei Navy conducted the cleaning campaign at Kampong Sungai Besar mosque and Kampong Serdang mosque.

Publish Date: 12/29/2021
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12/30/2021 7:13 PM

MUARA, Wednesday, 29 December 2021 - First Admiral Dato Seri Pahlawan Spry bin Haji Serudi @ Haji Seruji, the Commander of Royal Brunei Navy, received a courtesy call from Colonel Desmond Yeo Joon Hua, the outgoing Defence Adviser of the Republic of Singapore to Brunei Darussalam and Colonel Peter Chee, the incoming Defence Adviser of the Republic of Singapore to Brunei Darussalam at Bilik Pahlawan, Royal Brunei Navy Headquarters.

Publish Date: 12/29/2021
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12/28/2021 7:26 PM

MUARA, Monday, 27 December 2021 – JS URAGA and JS HIRADO of Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) made a logistic port of call to Brunei on 27th December 2021. Along with the visit, The Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) and JMSDF have successfully conducted Passage Exercise (PASSEX) while enroute to Muara Commercial Port. The exercise was participated by 3 ships namely, KDB DARULEHSAN, JS URAGA (Uraga-Class Minesweeper Vessel) and JS HIRADO (Awaji-Class Minesweeper Vessel).

Publish Date: 12/27/2021
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12/22/2021 8:41 PM

BRUNEI DARUSSALAM, 22 DECEMBER 2021 – Amid the COVID-19 Transition Phase and reopening of mosques to the public, the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) has continued to conduct cleaning campaigns at mosques across all four districts this week as part of its community outreach activities in conjunction with RBAF's Diamond Jubilee. Today, the Royal Brunei Navy conducted the cleaning campaign at Kampong Mentiri mosque and Hassanal Bolkiah Mentiri mosque.

Publish Date: 12/22/2021
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12/21/2021 10:23 PM

MUARA, Tuesday, 21 December 2021 – Senior Colonel Li Jianzhong, Defence Attaché of the People's Republic of China to Brunei Darussalam paid a farewell courtesy call to the Commander of the Royal Brunei Navy, First Admiral Dato Seri Pahlawan Spry bin Haji Seudi @ Seruji.

Publish Date: 12/21/2021
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12/21/2021 10:21 PM

MUARA, Monday, 20 December 2021 – The Royal Brunei Navy held a Retreat event in a bid to reflect on the year of 2021 prior to the start of the new calendar year of 2022. In attendance as the Guest of Honour was First Admiral Dato Seri Pahlawan Spry bin Haji Serudi @ Haji Seruji, the Commander of Royal Brunei Navy.

Publish Date: 12/20/2021
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12/17/2021 10:42 AM

MUARAThursday, 16 December 2021 – The Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) participated in the 1st ASEAN NAVY TRAINING EXPERIENCE EXCHANGE PROGRAM (ANTEEP) hosted by the Viet Nam's People's Navy and participated by ASEAN Navies from their respective remote locations. The RBN participated virtually from the Multinational Coordination Centre (MNCC) attended by LT Eddy Sahrany bin Emran, RBN and LT Zainul Abidin bin Haji Mohd Asnawi, RBN.

Publish Date: 12/16/2021
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12/17/2021 10:47 AM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, 16th December 2021 – Amid the COVID-19 Transition Phase and reopening of mosques to the public, the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) has continued to conduct cleaning campaigns at mosques across all four districts this week as part of its community outreach activities in conjunction with RBAF's Diamond Jubilee. Today the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) conducted cleaning campaign at Kampong Menunggol Mosque and Kampong Batu Marang Mosque as a continuation of these efforts.

Publish Date: 12/16/2021
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12/15/2021 10:24 PM

MUARA15th December 2021 – The Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) attended the Naval Medicine Seminar held over 2 days from 14th December to 15th December 2021, under the ambit of the West Pacific Naval Symposium (WPNS) hosted by The People's Liberation Army – Navy (PLA-N) held at Shanghai, China and virtually from each participants' remote locations. Representatives on behalf of the Royal Brunei Navy were Lt Col (Dr) Isehardy bin Murni and Lt (Dr) Naqibah binti DP Ahmad Bukhari from Medical Services, Royal Brunei Land Force and Lt JG Hjh Umi Kalsum binti Haji Roslan from Support Services Headquarters, RBN.

Publish Date: 12/15/2021
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12/14/2021 2:21 PM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, 14th December 2021 – Amid the COVID-19 Transition Phase and reopening of mosques to the public, the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) has continued to conduct cleaning campaigns at mosques across all four districts this week as part of its community outreach activities in conjunction with RBAF's Diamond Jubilee. Today the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) conducted cleaning campaign at Kampong Pudak Mosque and Kampong Pelambayan Mosque.

Publish Date: 12/14/2021
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12/12/2021 8:15 AM

MUARA, Friday, 10 December 2021 – KDB DARUTTAQWA has safely came alongside RBN Jetty after completing a 16-day deployment to Belawan, Medan, Indonesia to participate in ASEAN Russia Naval Exercise (ARNEX) 2021. KDB DARUTTAQWA was received by the Fleet Commander, Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) Captain Khairil bin Haji Abdul Rahman in a simple ceremony where Doa Selamat and Doa Kesyukuran were recited. The successful completion of this exercise marked a significant milestone in the development of defence relations between Russia and ASEAN.

Publish Date: 12/10/2021
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12/12/2021 8:11 AM

KDB DARUTTAQWA made a logistic port of call to Belawan in Medan, Indonesia on 4 December 2021 after completing the first ASEAN-Russia Naval Exercise (ARNEX) 2021. As the exercise took place in the North of Sumatra, the Royal Brunei Navy took the opportunity to send donations for the Aceh community in Indonesia upon KDB DARUTTAQWA's return voyage to Brunei Darussalam. The donations were initially handed over to KDB DARUTTAQWA from the Commander of the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN), First Admiral Dato Seri Pahlawan Spry bin Haji Serudi @Seruji prior to KDB DARUTTAQWA's departure from Muara Naval Base on 25 November 2021.

Publish Date: 12/10/2021
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12/9/2021 9:32 AM

MUARA, Wednesday, 8th December 2021 – The first Navy to Navy Talks (NTNT) between the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) and the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) was held virtually at the Multi-National Coordination Centre (MNCC), Muara Naval Base hosted by RAN.

Publish Date: 12/8/2021
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12/7/2021 7:38 PM

MUARA, Tuesday, 07 December 2021 - First Admiral Dato Seri Pahlawan Spry bin Haji Serudi @ Haji Seruji, the Commander of Royal Brunei Navy, received a courtesy call from Colonel Zaenal Arifin, the outgoing Defence Attaché of the Republic of Indonesia and Colonel Doddy Suhadiman, the incoming Defence Attaché of the Republic of Indonesia to Brunei Darussalam at Bilik Pahlawan, Royal Brunei Navy Headquarters.

Publish Date: 12/7/2021
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12/5/2021 8:18 PM

BERAKAS, Friday 03 December 2021 – Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) held a Cleaning Campaign in line with 'Program Menyantuni Golongan Orang Kurang Upaya (OKU)' in conjunction with the celebration of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces Diamond Jubilee and the International Day of People with Different Abilities.

Publish Date: 12/3/2021
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12/2/2021 5:01 PM

BELAWAN, NORTH SUMATRA, INDONESIA, Thursday, 01 December 2021 – KDB DARUTTAQWA arrived and anchored at Belawan Anchorage area, off the coast of North Sumatra, Indonesia on 29th November 2021 to participate inaugural ASEAN-Russia Naval Exercise 2021 (ARNEX 2021). KDB DARUTTAQWA is joined by ships from the Russian and participating ASEAN navies including Indonesia, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Myanmar. ARNEX 2021 is comprised of 2 phases; harbour-phase on 1st December and the sea-phase, from 2nd to 3rd December.


Publish Date: 12/1/2021
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11/25/2021 6:15 PM

MUARA, Thursday, 25 November 2021 – KDB DARUTTAQWA set sail to embark on a 16-day deployment to participate in a multilateral Naval exercise – ASEAN RUSSIA NAVAL EXERCISE (ARNEX) 2021. This Exercise will be held from the 1st to the 3rd of December 2021 within the Indonesian territorial waters off the coast of North Sumatra, Republic of Indonesia.

Publish Date: 11/25/2021
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11/23/2021 9:12 AM

​MUARA, Monday, 22 November 2021 – Australian Defence Adviser, Lieutenant Colonel Dan Hauser paid a farewell courtesy call to the Commander of Royal Brunei Navy, First Admiral Dato Seri Pahlawan Spry bin Haji Serudi @ Seruji.

Publish Date: 11/22/2021
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11/13/2021 8:17 AM

MUARA, 12 November 2021 – RBN held an appreciation ceremony for Hjh Saerah binti Haji Mohd Tuah who began her career in the Royal Brunei Navy since February of 1982 will be ending her 40-year career on 11 February 2022. The ceremony was held in Bilik Pahlawan, RBN Headquarters.

Publish Date: 11/12/2021
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11/10/2021 6:12 PM

MUMONG, Sunday, 07 November 2021 – An Appreciation Ceremony was held for the sailors and youth volunteers of COVID Holding Area Belait 6th Form (CHABEL6) representing frontliners in the combat against the COVID-19 pandemic. CHABEL6 is managed and operated through a whole-of-nation approach consisting of personnel from the RBN under Task Group Support COVID-19 with the support of the Youth Volunteer, Ministry of Culture, Youth & Sports and the Royal Brunei Police Force. Each personnel began by going through training from the Ministry of Health on the conduct of clinical and managerial duties to operate as Nursing Aides.

Publish Date: 11/7/2021
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11/4/2021 10:01 PM

MUARA, 4th September 2021 – A bilateral meeting between First Admiral Dato Seri Pahlawan Spry bin Haji Serudi @ Haji Seruji, the Commander of the Royal Brunei Navy and Vice Admiral Michael Joseph Noonan, the Chief of the Royal Australian Navy was held virtually at the Royal Brunei Navy Headquarters, Muara Naval Base.

Publish Date: 11/4/2021
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11/2/2021 7:36 PM

MUARA, Tuesday, 02 November 2021 – First Admiral Dato Seri Pahlawan Spry bin Haji Serudi @ Haji Seruji, the Commander of Royal Brunei Navy, received a virtual courtesy call from Commander Sonny Iskandar bin Rasani, the first Defence Advisor designate of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces to Australia. 

Publish Date: 11/2/2021
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10/27/2021 8:35 PM

MUARA, Wednesday, 27 October 2021 – The 17th West Pacific Naval Symposium (WPNS) was held virtually for the first time this year and was hosted by the Philippines Navy (PN) with the theme of "Effective Ocean Governance for Regional Partnerships and Stability". The Symposium was conducted over a period of two days consisting of the 'Principals-only session' held on Tuesday 26 October 2021 and the 'Plenary session' on Wednesday 27 October 2021 with First Admiral Spry bin Haji Serudi @ Haji Seruji, Commander of the Royal Brunei Navy and Commander Haji Edy Jofren bin PDP DP Haji Jalil, Acting Chief of Staff of the Royal Brunei Navy attending as the representatives of the Royal Brunei Navy.

Publish Date: 10/27/2021
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10/19/2021 8:54 PM

Thursday, 12th Rabiulawal 1443H / 18th October 2021MRoyal Brunei Navy (RBN) held Dikir Maulud Closing Ceremony 1443H / 2021via Video Tele-Conference (VTC) from Surau Al-Huda, RBN and respective homes of attendees. It marked the last night out of the 12 consecutive nights of the Majlis Dikir Maulud which started on 1st Rabiulawal 1443H.

Publish Date: 10/18/2021
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