THE Royal Brunei Land Forces (RBLF) shooting team had a successful performance in their first three competitions – the Machine Gun Match 1, Overall Championship Machine Gun (Match 1 and 2) and Machine Gun Single Team Championship (Top Gun) – at the 24th Asean Armies Rifle Meet (24th AARM), currently held in Vietnam.
PTE Muhd Erwan bin Muhd Hilmi and PTE Mohamad Samsul bin Sulong, from the GPMG team of RBLF shooting team successfully sealed the first runner-up and bagged a silver medal in the Machine Gun Single Team Championship (Top Gun). The first place was won by Indonesia while second runner-up went to the Philippines.
The Rifle RBLF shooting team, on the other hand, received a silver and a bronze medal in both Rifle Match 4 (Section Match) and Rifle Team Overall Championship (Overall Match 1, 2, 3 and 4). The team was made up of CPL Mas Azi Masuzi bin Hj Md Ali Safar, LCPL Md Saiful Rizal bin Hj Abd Razak, LCPL Md Noor bin Hj Nordin, LCPL Azian bin Tanam, LCPL Khairul Izwandy bin Abdullah Tangkai, LCPL Samatria bin Tako, PTE Md Mushab bin Awg Bujang, PTE Shafwan Hilmi bin Mohaimin, PTE Md Amizan bin Md Shukri and PTE Mustapa bin Hj Jaya.
CPL Khairulizam bin Bagol, CPL Usmarizal bin Hj Usin, PTE Eddy Kesuma bin Awang Omar and PTE Junaidi bin Kassim of the Pistol RBLF Shooting team won a bronze medal in the Pistol Men Match 4 (Section Match).
The accomplishment marks the RBLF shooting team’s most impressive start in the most elite rifle meet championship in Asean. The 24th AARM competiton was officially opened on November 19. The closing ceremony will be held on November 28.