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Commander Mohammad Zouhdy bin Haji Abdul Razak, RBN currently posted as Commanding Officer Base, Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) since 12 November 2018 after serving as an Executive Officer of KDB DARULEHSAN since 2016. He enlisted into the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) on 28th August 2000 under the Recruit Company, Training Institute RBAF.  

He graduated as a Midshipmen at Britannia Royal Naval College (BRNC), Dartmouth, United Kingdom in 2002. In 2016, he was awarded Principle Staff College (PSC) after completing his Command and Staff Course at the RBAF Defence Academy and had also graduated with a Master of International Security (MIntlSy) from Massey University, in September 2018. 

During his service, he held numerous command such as Commanding Officer KDB PENYERANG (2010) and KDB SYAFAAT (2012). Upholding RBN constabulary role in fisheries, he had successfully conducted maritime interdiction operations and brought forth vessels conducting Illegal Unreported Unregulated (IUU) fishing in Negara Brunei Darussalam waters, to justice. Prior, in 2008, he had also the opportunity of becoming the RBN Diving Officer. His staff appointments have included Staff Officer Grade 2 (SO2) Operations, Administration and Personnel and  later, as Fleet Operations Officer. Abroad, he had also the experience of being an RBN representative as an International Liaison Officer (ILO) to Information Fusion Centre, Republic of Singapore, as part of the Sense Making Cluster for the period of 6 months. 

Throughout his service in the RBN, he has attended various naval and professional courses including International Diving Course (2002) and Naval Junior Officer Course (2004) in the Republic of Singapore. In 2007, he had also undergone rigorous Combat Diving with the Special Force Regiment and had also specialised  in Navigation upon completing International Long Navigation Course in the United Kingdom in 2008. In 2013, he completed Principal Warfare Officer Course in Karachi, Pakistan.  

He has been awarded the RBAF General Service Medal, Golden Jubilee Medal and Good Conduct Medal (P.I.K.B) due to his excellent service and good conduct in the RBAF. Commander Mohammad Zouhdy enjoys Mountain Bike/Hike, Football and recreational Diving. He is married to Dayangku Norafizan binti Pengiran Haji Yakop and are blessed with a son and a daughter.