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  • 5 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN)’s Formidable-class frigate RSS Steadfast made a port call at the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF)’s Yokosuka Naval Base from August 22 to September 5, 2016. During the port call, RSN Fleet Commander Colonel Cheong Kwok Chien called on Commander-in-Chief of the JMSDF Fleet Vice-Admiral (VADM) Yasuhiro Shigeoka and Commandant of […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) received its first Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV) as the ‘Independence’ finished sea trials and cruised to its new home at Tuas Naval Base on May 26. LMV Independence is one of the eight LMVs that will replace the current Fearless-class Patrol Vessels (PVs). The new ships will be more efficient than […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Republic of Singapore Navy’s (RSN) Formidable-class frigate RSS Steadfast called at the People’s Liberation Army (Navy)’s [PLA(N)] Yangzijiang Naval Jetty in Shanghai on September 8. According to Singapore Navy, the port call from 8 to 11 September 2016 will see an exchange of ship visits between personnel of the two navies, including a reception for […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Republic of Singapore Navy and Indonesian Navy ships concluded several days of mine countermeasure drill in Batam, Indonesia. The 17th edition of the exercise took place between August 22 and 26. This year’s joint MINEX saw the participation of more than 300 personnel from the RSN and the TNI-AL. The exercise consisted of shore-based planning […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN)’s Formidable-class frigate RSS Steadfast became the first non-United States Navy (USN) ship to lead a multinational group sail to participate in the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise, the world’s largest international maritime exercise. The frigate led two other warships, one from the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force and one from the […]

  • 9 November 2018

    The 25th edition of Singapore-India Maritime Bilateral Exercise (SIMBEX) will be held off Andaman Sea and Bay of Bengal from November 10 to 21, 2018. The 2018 edition marks the Silver Jubilee of SIMBEX. To mark the historical occasion, both navies are undertaking drills over extended geographical scope, according to Indian defense ministry. This year, the […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Training & Education

    The Republic of Singapore Navy’s (RSN) Formidable-class frigate, RSS Formidable, will participate in the Multilateral Maritime Exercise (MME) in Qingdao, China on 24 April 2014, at the invitation of the People’s Liberation Army (Navy) (PLA(N)) for their 65th anniversary celebrations.   Together with 17 ships from seven other countries, RSS Formidable will carry out manoeuvring […]

  • 8 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Republic of Singapore Navy assumed command of the Combined Maritime Forces’ counter piracy unit, the CTF 151, from the Pakistan Navy during a ceremony held at CMF headquarters in Bahrain on March 31. Rear Admiral Cheong Kwok Chien will lead a multi-national team of over thirty people for three months of counter-piracy operations. CTF 151 is committed […]

  • 8 March 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) revealed it is in the midst of introducing unmanned surface vessels to patrol Singapore’s waters and detect and neutralize mines. As informed, these vessels will be remotely controlled from shore or other naval platforms at sea. Unmanned vessels will cut down the manpower required to operate each vessel to […]

  • 7 November 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    RSNS Fearless, the Republic of Singapore Navy’s eighth and final Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV), has arrived at its home port ahead of an official commissioning ceremony. Fearless was delivered by ST Engineering’s Benoi Shipyard less than a year after it was launched in January this year. Designed and built locally, the Independence-class LMVs are jointly […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US and Republic of Singapore navies met in Guam for the beginning of Pacific Griffin 2019, the two nations’ most advanced naval training. The two-week maritime exercise starts September 27 and will take place in the waters near Guam. The exercise is an extension of the longstanding bilateral engagement, Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The navies of Republic of Singapore and the United States wrapped up the first iteration of a new exercise which took place between August 19 and September 2. With the training space available in the waters off Guam, exercise Pacific Griffin provided the RSN with the opportunity to join the US Navy in advanced warfare […]

  • 2 October 2014

    The Australian Navy’s HMAS Stuart took some time out of their hectic schedule to pay a visit to Malaysia. The Anzac class frigate arrived in Kuala Lumpur, one of the most advanced and vibrant cities in South East Asia, on 23 September for a brief port visit, before sailing to participate in exercises with the Republic of […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Training & Education, Vessels

    The sea phase of the inaugural Singapore India Thailand Maritime Exercise (SITMEX-19) commenced in the Andaman Sea on September 18, 2019, the Indian Navy said. The trilateral exercise involving the Indian Navy, the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) and the Royal Thai Navy (RTN) is taking place from September 16 to 20. #BridgesofFriendship Sea Phase […]

  • 25 September 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Singapore Technologies Marine (ST Marine) has launched the Republic of Singapore Navy’s fifth littoral mission vessel (LMV), the future RSS Indomitable, at it its shipyard in Benoi. The launching ceremony took place on September 23 and was attended by Chief of Navy Rear-Admiral Lew Chuen Hong and senior officers from the RSN and the Defence Science and […]

  • 13 October 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    ST Marine, the marine arm of Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd has launched Unity, the third of overall eight Littoral Mission Vessels (LMV) the company is building for the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN). RSS Unity was named and launched at ST Marine’s Benoi Yard during a ceremony attended by senior officials from Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) and the Singapore Armed Forces. […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Training & Education

    In a demonstration of India’s ‘Act East’ policy and Indian Navy’s increasing footprint and operational reach, Indian Naval Ship Satpura arrived in Singapore on August 31st,2016. The ship will stay in singapore for 4 days as part of deployment of the Eastern Fleet to the South China Sea and Western Pacific. The ship is en […]

  • 30 November 2017

    The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) and the Indian Navy have signed a Navy Bilateral Agreement which expands areas of naval cooperation between the two countries. Under the agreement, which was inked in New Delhi on November 29, the RSN and the Indian Navy will step up cooperation in maritime security, increase visits to each other’s […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) and the Royal Thai Navy (RTN) are participating in a bilateral naval exercise, named Exercise Singsiam, taking place from November 2-12, 2015. Exercise Singsiam is a biennial exercise that was first held in 1981. Hosted by the RSN, the opening ceremony was co-officiated by Colonel Edwin Leong, Commanding Officer of […]

  • 17 September 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The navies of the Republic of Singapore, India and Thailand are taking part in the inaugural Singapore-India-Thailand Maritime exercise (SITMEX) from September 16 to 20. The exercise was announced by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his keynote address at the 14th Shangri-La Dialogue in June 2018. Hosted by India, the exercise comprises a shore […]

  • 31 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Republic of Singapore Navy frigate RSS Formidable arrived to India for the bilateral naval exercise Simbex-16 which will be focused on anti-submarine warfare this year. This year’s Simbex is being held in the Bay of Bengal region and is the 23rd iteration in the series aimed at increasing interoperability between the two navies. The harbor phase is […]

  • 17 August 2011
    Training & Education

      The Republic of Singapore Navy’s (RSN’s) first Archer-class submarine, RSS Archer, arrived at Changi Naval Base (CNB) from Sweden earlier today. Chief of Navy, Rear-Admiral Ng Chee Peng, and other senior naval officers were present at CNB to witness its return. Launched in Karlskrona, Sweden on 16 Jun 2009, RSS Archer is one of […]

  • 18 July 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy and U.S. Marines, together with Republic of Singapore Armed Forces kicked off the 22nd annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise at the Changi Naval Base, Singapore, on July 18. CARAT Singapore 2016 will consist of nearly two weeks of shore-based and at-sea training engagements in multiple warfare areas. The exercise is focused on […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Republic of Singapore Navy’s Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV) program is to be equipped with SharpeEye navigation radars, Kelvin Hughes, a British manufacturer of navigation systems, announced August 8. The lead ship of the fleet, Independence, was delivered in May of this year equipped with two I-Band (X-band) SharpEye systems. A further seven vessels will be similarly equipped with […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Republic of Singapore Navy is set to commission the first littoral mission vessel RSS Independence on its 50th anniversary on May 5. “This will be a significant moment to mark the Navy’s coming of age at 50 years, as we complete our 3rd generation transformation, as we move into our redesign for LMV Indy to […]

  • 17 March 2014
    Training & Education

    The Republic of Singapore Navy has celebrated the 16th anniversary of the Navy’s first Endurance-class Landing Ship Tank (LST), RSS Endurance.   16 years ago on 14 Mar 1998, the Navy’s first Endurance-class Landing Ship Tank (LST), RSS Endurance, was launched into service by Singaporean First Lady Mrs Tony Tan. Since her commissioning, RSS Endurance […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Industry news

    Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) today announced that the Group has been awarded a contract by the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) for the design and build of eight new vessels. This new development attests to the Group’s core strength of providing integrated capabilities and solutions to support its customers. The Group’s marine arm, Singapore […]

  • 30 July 2012
    Training & Education

    The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) conducted a live-firing of the Barak anti-missile missile in the South China Sea as part of the 18th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise which Singapore is conducting with the United States. The missile was fired by the upgraded RSN missile corvette RSS Victory against an air […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Five Power Defence Arrangements exercise Bersama Lima 2016 concluded on October 21. Bersama Lima was conducted in Malaysia, Singapore and over the South China Sea, and involved air, maritime and land elements from the five member nations; Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore and the United Kingdom. The drill is also Australia’s longest standing regional security exercise. […]