Exercise Hikmat Bersatu Enam aims to test and validate the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) actions from the operational and tactical levels, from the implementation plan in response to various scenarios. Working with British Army Personnel assigned to British Forces Brunei, including The Second Battalion, The Royal Gurkha Rifles.
This exercise is planned every year to strengthen the RBAF’s preparedness to uphold and carry out the responsibility of defending the country’s peace, prosperity, and sovereignty. This year the HB VI exercise was carried out for a week (26th – 30th July 2021) involving several areas in four districts including rivers and waters of Brunei. The exercise which involved the Royal Brunei Armed Forces including Royal Brunei Police Force, Gurkha Reserve Unit, and British forces Brunei.
His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah and his Majesty’s son, His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah (The Crown Prince), witnessed the Urban Operation Exercise at FIBUA village in Penanjong on 29th July 2021. The urban exercise demonstrated the RBLF, RBAF’s Special Force Regiment and British Forces Brunei’s (The Second Battalion, The Royal Gurkha Rifles) ability to conduct combined operations in a range of complex environments with a focus on military contributions in addressing non-traditional security threats.