TANAH JAMBU, Wednesday 19 June 2019 - As part of the RBAF community contribution in conjunction with the 58th anniversary of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF), a blood donation campaign held today at Defence Academy, RBAF
DEFENCE ACADEMY, Thursday, 6 June 2019 – This morning the melodious and melancholic Aidilfitri takbir resounded in the Defence Academy. The end of Ramadan means the beginning of Aidilfitri celebration – a day of victory for the Muslims following the completion of thirty days of performing fast. Aidilfiri is a day of celebration and victory for the Muslims for successfully embracing every precious opportunity in the holy month of Ramadan to increase good deeds and perform as many religious practices as we could in order to gain endless blessings and countless rewards from Allah SWT. Most importantly, all Muslims should take this opportune moment to thank Allah SWT for granting us all this rewarding month of celebration.
DEFENCE ACADEMY, Wednesday, 5 June 2019 – Brunei Darussalam will be celebrating Hari Raya Aidilfitri tomorrow, Thursday, 6th June. In celebration of the arrival of Syawal, mosques and suraus across the nation resounded with the melodious and melancholic Raya takbir. Surau Asy-Syuhada was not an exception. Muslim personnel of Defence Academy were summoned to glorify the most victorious day of Allah SWT with the recital of takbir, tahmid and tasbih at the surau. Aidilfitri takbir symbolizes gratefulness and thankfulness towards the mighty Allah SWT for his blessings to the Muslim ummah.
DEFENCE ACADEMY, Friday, 31 May 2019 – Today marks a special day for Ministry of Defence and the Royal Brunei Armed Forces. Held at the Surau Asy-Syuhada, Defence Academy, The Chief Instructor of Defence Academy, Lieutenant Colonel Pengiran Mohd Shamsul Reza bin Pengiran Dato Paduka Haji Tengah, this morning attended a thanksgiving ceremony as the Guest of Honour to commemorate the 58th Anniversary of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces.
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Thursday, 30 May 2019 – Twenty-two retired personnel who previously served in the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) received donations from a charity drive collection called Kamathali Habbah Project. This project is part of the community service activities organised in conjunction with the Royal Brunei Armed Force's (RBAF) 58th Anniversary.
TANAH JAMBU, Tuesday, 28 May 2019 – Yang Mulia Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, Commander Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) delivered a keynote address on “The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Its Impact on the Armed Forces and Future Leadership” to the participants of the 9th Command and Staff Course (CSC 9) at the Command and Staff College, Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (DA RBAF) today.
TANAH JAMBU, Friday, 24 May 2019 - The Minister of Defence II, the Honourable Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof made a mutual visit to Defence Academy’s Surau Asy-Syuhada to perform Isya’ prayer, sunat Tarawih followed by Tadarus Al-Qur’an ceremony. Congregants had the opportunity to perform the sunat Tarawih prayer led by students from the Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Al-Quran Institue.
PENANJONG GARRISON, Friday, 24 May 2019 – The Intermediate Staff Course 19/2019 concluded their four-day Brunei Vision 2035 study tour with a visit to the Royal Brunei Technical Services (RBTS) today at the RBTS Training Simulation Centre, Penanjong Garisson.
Wednesday 22 May 2019 – The ISC 19/2019 students resumed further visits to ministries and agencies on their third day of the Local Study Tour Programme.
JALAN MENTERI BESAR, Tuesday 21 May 2019 - Students of ISC 19/2019 continued the study tour visit to the Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism (MPRT). The briefing was led by Awang Abdul Halidi bin Mohd Salleh, Deputy Permanent Secretary of MPRT.
TANAH JAMBU, Tuesday 21 May 2019 – Dr. Bernard Loo Fook Weng, Senior Fellow with the Military Studies Program at S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore delivered a lecture today on “Disruptive Technologies: Implications on Military Organisations” to the 9th Command and Staff Course (CSC 9) at the Defence Academy of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces as part of the Defence Policy and Strategic Studies Module.
Monday 20 May 2019 - Intermediate Staff Course 19/2019 conducted its local Study Tour today to different ministries and agencies as part of the course programme. The Study Tour will take place for four days which starts today until Friday, 24 May 2019. The theme of this year’s Study Tour is Brunei Vision 2035, which focuses on Goal 3 - Dynamic and Sustainable Economy. The delegation was led by Lieutenant Colonel (U) Muhammad Amiruddin bin Hj Tuah, Head of Leadership and Management Centre, Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (HLMC).
TANAH JAMBU, Monday 20 May 2019 – Pengiran Shamhary bin Pengiran Dato Paduka Haji Mustapha, Managing Director of Brunei Shell Marketing, today delivered a talk on “Business Planning and Strategic Management” to the 9th Command and Staff Course (CSC9) at the Defence Academy of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces.
Friday, 17 May 2019 – DA RBAF personnel had the opportunity to hold a cleaning campaign, recital of Tahlil and Yassin at several Muslim cemeteries. As the activity took place at different locations of cemeteries such as Jame’ Asr and Tanjong Nangka Cemetery. This campaign is an annual event conducted by Defence Academy in conjuction with the 58th RBAF Anniversary and Ihya Ramadhan.
TANAH JAMBU, Friday 17 May 2019 – Mr Vincent Yap, Program Manager of the Centre of Science and Technology Research and Development (CSTRAD) of the Ministry of Defence delivered a lecture today on “Defence Capability Management: Achieving Value through Acquisition” to the 9th Command and Staff Course (CSC 9) at the Defence Academy of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (DA RBAF) as part of the Defence Policy and Strategic Programming Module of the CSC Programme.
TANAH JAMBU, Thursday, 16 May 2019 - A second Zuhor lecture on ‘Keluargaku, Harapanku’ and Effective Education In Ramadhan was held on 10th Ramadhan, 1440/ 16th May, 2019. As usual, du’as were cited both in the beginning and after the lecture. Present were Officers, RBAF members and Officer Cadets.
TANAH JAMBU, Thursday 16 May 2019 – Ms Zoe Stanley Lockman, representative from the reputable S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, today delivered a talk on "Advances in Technology: Emerging Trends & Challenges" to the 9th Command and Staff Course (CSC9) at the Defence Academy of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces.
TANAH JAMBU, Tuesday 14 May 2019 – The Defense Adviser of the United Kingdom to Brunei Darussalam, Colonel Mike page made a farewell visit today as well as introductory the new Defense Adviser, Group Captain (Gp Capt) Graeme Davis paid a courtesy call to the Commandant of DA RBAF, Colonel Haji Haszaimi bin Bol Hassan. They were also welcomed by the senior officers of the Defence Academy.
TANAH JAMBU, Monday 13 May 2019 – Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Md Yussof, Second Minister of Defence, Brunei Darussalam today delivered a Keynote Address on “Addressing the Contemporary Strategic and Security Environment” to the 9th Command and Staff Course (CSC 9) at the Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces. The Second Minister of Defence was welcomed by the Commandant of Defence Academy, Colonel Haji Muhammad Haszaimi bin Bol Hassan.
TANAH JAMBU, Friday 10 May 2019 – Ms Alina bte Abang Haji Omarzuki, Head of Strategy Management, Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) today delivered a talk on “Strategic Management in the Ministry of Defence” to the 9th Command and Staff Course (CSC 9) at the Defence Academy of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces.
TANAH JAMBU Wednesday 8 May 2019 - The first Ramadhan of 1440 Hijriah fell on Tuesday, the 7th of May 2019 and was celebrated by Muslims across Brunei Darussalam. The Defence Academy is no exception in welcoming the Holy month. On Thursday night of the following day, we had our Terawih as well as Witir Prayers in the Surau Asy Syuhada. The Commandant of the Defence Academy, Colonel Hj Muhammad Haszaimi Bin Bol Hassan, was invited as the Guest of Honour. Other Officers, PTBs and civilians were also present. The aim of having the event was to liven up and celebrate the month full with blessings.
TANAH JAMBU, Friday, 03 May 2019 –This morning, the Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces had an invited guest speaker to hold a religious talk at the Asy Syuhada Surau. As the holy month of Ramadan is drawing nearer, the talk, which carried the title 'Jambatan Menuju ke Syurga' or The Bridge to Paradise, delivered by Ustaz Abdussalam bin Hj Johari highlighted that fasting in the holy month of Ramadan brings nothing but limitless benefits for the Muslims.
The Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) is proud to announce that five (5) military personnel were promoted in rank during a Commissioning Ceremony officiated by RBAF Commander Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud.
KUALA LUMPUR, Friday, 26 April 2019 - The 9th Command & Staff Course (CSC9) Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) resumed the Overseas Study Tour (OST) in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.
KUALA LUMPUR, Wednesday, 24 April 2019 - The 9th Command & Staff Course (CSC9) Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) resumed further visits to military, government and non-profit research organisations on their third day of the Overseas Study Tour (OST) in Malaysia.
Kg Tanah Jambu, Wednesday 24 April 2019 – The Defence Adviser of Australia to Brunei Darussalam, Captain Richard Caton paid a courtesy call today to the Commandant of the Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces, Colonel Haji Haszaimi bin Bol Hassan.
KUALA LUMPUR, Tuesday, 23 April 2019 - The 9th Command and Staff Course (CSC9) Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) continued their series of visits to government agencies in Malaysia as part of the Overseas Study Tour (OST) programmes.
KUALA LUMPUR, Monday, 22 April 2019 - The 9th Command and Staff Course (CSC9) Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) commenced the Overseas Study Tour (OST) programmes to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
TANAH JAMBU, Monday 22 April 2019 – A promotion ceremony for the Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (DA RBAF) Personnel was held this morning at the Ceremonial Hall, DA RBAF, Kampong Tanah Jambu.