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  • 17 January 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    On 15 Jan, 12 paracounsellors from the Republic of Singapore Navy received awards recognising their service from Guest of Honour, Dr Osman Bin Maliki at the Biennial Paracounsellors Appreciation Event held at The Chevrons.  ME3 Ching Yeow Song was one of three personnel awarded the Distinguished Service Award. This is in recognition of the zeal […]

  • 22 February 2011

    The Singapore Navy will have a new chief next month… (chanelnewasia) [mappress] Source: chanelnewasia, February 22, 2011;

  • 25 May 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Indian Navy’s Eastern Fleet under the command of Rear Admiral Ajendra Bahadur Singh, VSM, Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet, is on an operational deployment to South Indian Ocean and South China Sea. As a part of this deployment, INS Satpura, indigenously built guided missile stealth frigate, commanded by Captain Hari Krishnan and INS Kamorta, […]

  • 16 September 2013

    The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) participated in the annual Southeast Asia Cooperation Against Terrorism (SEACAT) exercise, together with the United States Navy and navies from Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand. This year’s exercise, which was held from 2 to 12 September 2013, marks the 12th in the series. The Exercise SEACAT series, […]

  • 15 January 2013
    Training & Education

    On 12 Jan, 55 Midshipmen from the 68th Midshipmen Course were commissioned as naval officers of the Republic of Singapore Navy by the President of the Republic of Singapore Dr Tony Tan at the 87/12 Officer Cadet Commissioning Parade, held at the SAF Training Institute – Military Institute. President Tony Tan Keng Yam reviewed a […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Singapore Navy held a launching ceremony it’s first Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV), Independence, at the Singapore Technologies Marine (ST Marine)’s Benoi shipyard on July 3. The launch of Independence is a significant milestone in the RSN’s continued transformation to keep Singapore’s seas safe. The new LMVs are smarter and faster ships, equipped with sharper capabilities […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy and the Republic of Singapore navy conducted a surface action group exercise (SAGEX) during the 2014 Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise, Aug. 4.   Two multinational teams faced off as part of the exercise, with the goal of finding the other team first using various shipboard and aviation sensors, and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 May 2015

    Two Singapore Navy vessels yesterday took part in search and rescue (SAR) operations north-east of Pedra Branca in Singapore waters. RSS Daring and RSS Fearless, along with the Singapore Police Coast Guard, two Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) vessels and several Malaysian vessels, responded to a capsized Bolivian-registered sand-carrier, Oceanline SC208. MPA reported that that the […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The 13th annual Southeast Asia Cooperation and Training (SEACAT) exercise commenced at the Republic of Singapore Navy’s Multinational Operations and Exercises Center (MOEC) Aug. 11.   Focused on regional cooperation to address shared maritime security challenges like piracy, smuggling and other illicit activities at sea, SEACAT brings together liaison officers from Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, the […]

  • 15 July 2013
    Training & Education

    The United States and Singapore navies are holding Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise from 15th to 26th of July in the South China Sea, reported today. The exercise will focus on sharpening conventional maritime warfare capabilities, according to the Singapore Ministry of Defence. The Ministry of Defence also said that the exercise […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    India and Republic of Singapore started their ongoing bilateral naval exercise SIMBEX-17 with an opening ceremony in Singapore, on May 18. SIMBEX (Singapore-India Maritime Bilateral Exercises) first started in 1994 and this year’s edition of the exercise, being held in the South China Sea, is the 24th in the series. The scope of the current exercise includes professional […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) Formidable-class stealth frigate, RSS Intrepid, with an embarked S-70B Seahawk naval helicopter, is participating in a Multinational Group Sail from Guam to Hawaii with eight warships from the Royal Brunei Navy, People’s Liberation Army (Navy) and United States Navy from 14 to 24 June 2014.   The ships will […]

  • 30 July 2013
    Training & Education

    The 19th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Singapore exercise concluded with a closing ceremony at Changi Naval Base, July 26. Beginning nearly two weeks ago, the annual exercise with the Republic of Singapore consisted of shore-based and at-sea training events designed to address shared maritime security priorities, develop relationships, and enhance interoperability among […]

  • 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 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 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 May 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Singapore’s ministry of defense announced the signing of a contract with ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems for the acquisition of additional two Type 218SG submarines. The ministry said the contract includes a logistics package and a crew training arrangement in Germany. This contract brings the number of Type 218SG submarines on order for the Singapore Navy to four. The […]