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  • 17 April 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Republic of Singapore Navy has launched its second littoral mission vessel (LMV) at the Singapore Technologies Marine (ST Marine) Benoi Yard. The second of overall eight ships in the class was launched April 16 and named Sovereignty. The eight LMVs are set to replace the RSN’s aging Fearless-class patrol vessels which have been in service […]

  • 25 March 2011
    Training & Education

      The annual Singapore-India Maritime Bilateral Exercise is coming to a close after drills took place between March 18 and 25 in the South Chi… (2point6billion) [mappress] Source: 2point6billion, March 25, 2011;

  • 27 November 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A Russian Navy task group composed of Sava-class missile cruiser Varyag, Udaloy-class ASW ship Admiral Panteleyev and sea tanker Boris Butoma arrived in Singapore as part of their three-month deployment to Asia-Pacific. During their stay at Changi Naval Base, the ships will host the Russian ambassador to Singapore in addition to meeting with the Royal […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Authorities

    The Indian Navy’s Eastern Fleet ships, under the command of Rear Admiral Ajendra Bahadur Singh, VSM, Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet (FOCEF), are on a two month long operational deployment to South East Asia and Southern Indian Ocean. As part of the deployment, two of the Indian warships, INS Ranvir and INS Kamorta, entered Sihanoukville, […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Military and civilian leaders from the Republic of Singapore visited the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) at sea April 7. Distinguished visitors including the ambassadors from Japan and France, high commissioners from Canada and New Zealand, and Col. Tim Lo, the fleet commander of the Royal Singapore Navy, arrived onboard Stennis […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Training & Education

    Brisbane gave a warm welcome to RSS Persistence recently when the Singaporean Navy ship made a port call en route to a joint Australian and Singaporean Exercise being conducted off the coast of Queensland. The Commanding Officer Naval Headquarters South Queensland, Commander Peter Tedman, said the city was a popular stop over for visiting ships. […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Training & Education

    A delegation of 13 personnel from the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN), headed by Lt Col (L) Shamsul Bahren bin Haji Taweh, arrived at the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) Fleet Headquarters based at Changi Naval Base to conduct a joint simulator exercise code-named PELICAN. This year’s exercise marks the 32nd in the series and will […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    On the evening of 27 June, the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) promoted 46 officers, 9 Military Experts and 3 Warrant Officers from the Royal Singapore Navy (RSN) at a promotion ceremony held at the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF). At the ceremony, Minister for Defence Dr. Ng Eng Hen presented certificates to personnel promoted to the […]

  • 31 May 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    His Excellency Dr. Tony Tan Keng Yam, The President of the Republic of Singapore arrived at the Muara Naval Base. His Excellency is in Brunei for a three-day state visit at the invitation of the Sultan of Brunei Darussalam. He was greeted by the Brunei Deputy Minister of Defence, Dato Paduka Haji Mustappa bin Haji Sirat, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Navy ships from Singapore, Thailand and the U.S. completed a three day multilateral Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise in the South China Sea on May 12. The three-day exercise included a broad spectrum of naval competencies and maritime security training aimed at enhancing cooperation and interoperability amongst the three navies. The navies are long-time […]

  • 2 October 2014
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Authorities

    The remains which were found by the Royal Malaysian Navy on August 22 during their search for missing US Navy sailors are not those of a USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) sailor. This was determined after medical examinations of the remains, which will be returned to Malaysian authorities. Additional divers from the 15th Marine […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Members of the Five Power Defence Arrangements started exercise Bersama Shield 2017 on April 27 in Malaysia and Singapore.  The long-running Bersama exercise series aims to enhance the interoperability between the founding members of the Five Power Defence Arrangements (FPDA) – Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore and the United Kingdom. Australia’s Acting Chief of Joint Operations, […]

  • 14 September 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Abbott Government to Spend $20 Bln on Japanese Submarines The next generation of Australian submarines could be the Japanese-built Soryu Class submarines which will replace the Collins Class vessels.   Keel Laying Held for Singapore Navy’s First Littoral Mission Vessel The keel laying ceremony for the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN)’s first Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV) […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Training & Education

    Working alongside the navies of Singapore, Malaysia, Australia and New Zealand, Daring will shortly take part in Exercise Bersama Lima under the Five Power Defence Arrangement (FPDA). The FPDA was established in 1971 and provides for defence co-operation between the five signatories. But before the exercise gets underway Daring, and her Company, will have the […]

  • 25 May 2011
    Authorities

    The Chief of Navy of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), Vice Admiral (VADM) Russell Crane, was conferred Singapore’s prestigious military award, the Pingat Jasa Gemilang (Tentera) [or Meritorious Service Medal (Military)], by Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen at an investiture held at the Ministry of Defence this afternoon. The medal was awarded to […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy’s landing helicopter dock HMAS Adelaide and frigate HMAS Darwin made a stop in Singapore as part of their Indo-Pacific Endeavour deployment. The focus of the two ship’s visit to Singapore was to strengthen humanitarian assistance and disaster relief interoperability with the Singaporean Armed Forces. “This visit allows us to build on aviation […]

  • 1 October 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The biennial Five Power Defence Arrangements exercise Bersama Lima is starting in the South Cina Sea on Tuesday. Involving ships, aircraft and personnel from Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore and the UK, the exercise will include live fire and command post exercises over a two-week period. Australia is deploying around 750 personnel including a Poseidon P-8A […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Authorities

    The Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Thai Navy (RTN) Admiral (ADM) Kraisorn Chansuvanich called on Singapore’s Second Minister for Defence Mr Chan Chun Sing this afternoon. ADM Kraisorn is in Singapore on an introductory visit from 11 to 12 November 2014. As part of his visit, he will call on Chief of Navy Rear-Admiral Lai Chung […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Stuart and tanker HMAS Sirius wrapped up the two-day maritime exercise SINGAROO with the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) corvettes RSS Valiant and Vigour. The exercise took place in waters off Singapore. The biennial exercise aimed to develop a better understanding and working relationship between the Royal Australian Navy and the RSN in […]

  • 27 June 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Singapore’s ST Marine delivered RNOV Khassab, the last of four patrol vessels, to the Royal Navy of Oman on June 24. This is the final, in a series of four vessels, Singapore Technologies Marine Ltd (ST Marine) designed and built for the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO). The SGD880 million (USD646 million) contract for the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Navy ships departed the Singaporean Sembawang Naval Base today to begin the naval component of exercise Bersama Lima 16, the Royal Australian Navy announced. The ships will operate out of the South China Sea for the next two weeks for maritime field training exercises. The at-sea phase will involve 71 aircraft, 11 ships, 1 submarine and 5 ground based […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Australian aircraft, ships and personnel have completed a 10-day exercise in Malaysia to strengthen ties between Malaysia, Singapore, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Exercise Bersama Shield 15 (BS15) is an annual Five Power Defence Arrangements (FPDA) Field Training Exercise conducted in Singapore, Malaysia and the South China Sea from May 8 to 18, 2015. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy Anzac-class frigate, HMAS Stuart, joined the Republic of Singapore frigate, RSS Tenacious, in waters off Singapore for a four-day maritime exercise in the first week of October. Exercise SINGAROO has been an opportunity for joint training for the past 19 years. Commanding Officer of Stuart, Commander Aaron Nye, said the navies conducted […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Training & Education

    HMS Illustrious tops up her fuel tanks ready for her arrival in the Philippines. The Portsmouth based amphibious helicopter carrier met with Australian tanker HMAS Sirius in the South China Sea roughly halfway through the 1200 nautical mile journey between Singapore and the Philippines. HMS Illustrious had left Singapore the previous day after loading around […]