BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Tuesday, August 20, 2019 – The Advance Above Water Tactical (AWT) and Advance Above Water Warfare (AWW) Course participants and Instructors of Naval Training Centre (NTC) led by Lt Mohd Aiezuddin bin Julaini, went the Brunei Darussalam Meteorological Department (BDMD) of the Ministry of Transport and Info communications for a study visit. The study visit was aimed to give insights on how BDMD provides reliable weather and climate information.

The course participants received a warm welcome by BDMD officer, Puan Marzeti binti Mahadi who then proceed to give an informative presentation on various services made available throughout the improvement of BDMD since its establishment. The presentation ignited interest of the course participants and both parties discussed into further details on how RBN can benefit from the services provided by BDMD. The presenter has offered for a more detailed visit in the near future and to have a closer look on how data collection was obtained and then analysed at their weather stations.

The study visit to BDMD achieved its aims and also broaden the knowledge of the course participants to consider and include important and reliable weather and climate information for their future maritime operations and courses