Brunei and the U.S. Navy program was recently launched inCARAT exercises based near the Muara Sea. U.S. dispatched twoships, and USS Pinckney USS Dewey, aircraft anti-submarinepatrols and 600 soldiers participating in exercises lasted until 7:10.
Meanwhile, the Brunei Ministry of Defence said it raised just fourpatrol boats are equipped to participate in drills. Speaking at the opening of joint exercises, Commander Royal Brunei NavyPahlawan Hj Abdul Halim Hj Mohd Hanifah said the event aims tostrengthen relations and ability to coordinate rapid responsebetween the two militaries at sea .
Brunei is one of the country over the disputed South China Sea, butthe response time is considered too light before the events of concern recently.