USS Jackson Arrives in Singapore for Maintenance

Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Jackson (LCS 6) arrived at Changi Naval Base in Singapore May 2, as part of a rotational deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations. Aside from brief stops, Jackson’s arrival to Singapore will be the first by an LCS since USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10) departed in summer 2020. During this visit, Jackson…

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Singapore and Thailand Conduct Exercise Singsiam

The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) and the Royal Thai Navy (RTN) are conducting a bilateral naval exercise, Exercise Singsiam, from 21 to 30 March 2022. Hosted by the RSN this year, the opening ceremony was co-officiated by Fleet Commander Rear-Admiral (RADM) Saw Shi Tat and Royal Thai Fleet Commander-in-Chief Admiral (ADM) Suvin Jangyodsuk at RSS Singapura – Changi Naval…

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Bayern Returning From Far East February 18th

On Friday, February 18, 2022 at 4 p.m., the frigate “Bayern” will return from the Indo-Pacific after a successful presence and training voyage. The crew of around 180 covered about 43,000 nautical miles with their ship. With the deployment of the “Bavaria” in the Indo-Pacific, the German Navy was able to fly the flag and demonstrate on the spot that…

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Exercise Strengthens Ties With Singapore

The longstanding bilateral defense partnership between Singapore and Australia was again on display during Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2021 (IPE21). The cooperative activity, held on September 1, continued a long history of exercising together, which has built trust, precision and technical skill. This year’s activity combined elements from Mine Warfare Team 16, Defence Science and Technology Group (DSTG), air and marine capabilities. A…

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Indo-Pacific Forces from 21 Partner Nations Begin SEACAT

Maritime forces from 21 Indo-Pacific partner nations including the U.S. Navy, U.S interagencies, and international organizations began the 20th iteration of Southeast Asia Cooperation and Training (SEACAT) in Singapore and virtually, Aug. 10. SEACAT is a multilateral exercise designed to enhance cooperation among Southeast Asian countries and provide mutual support and a common goal to address crises, contingencies, and illegal…

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Two Pacific Fleet Ships Return to Vladivostok

June 21, 2021 (Google Translation) – A detachment of ships of the Pacific Fleet as part of a large anti-submarine ship “Admiral Tribute” and a naval tug “Kalar” returned to Vladivostok after performing long-distance missions to the Asia-Pacific region. During the month and a half of sailing, the ship and ship traveled about 25,000 nautical miles and twice made visits…

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Mission Jeanne D’arc Conducts PASSEX with Singaporean Frigate

May 31, 2021 (Google Translation) – On May 27, while en route to the Strait of Malacca, the Joan of Arc 2021 group, made up of the Tonnerre amphibious helicopter carrier (PHA) and the La Fayette (FLF) Surcouf frigate , was joined by the Singaporean frigate Steadfast to conduct joint naval training. This PASSEX (occasional naval exercise) lasting a few…

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Two Russian Ships Complete Visit to Singapore

May 14, 2021 (Google Translation) – A detachment of ships of the Pacific Fleet consisting of the large anti-submarine ship “Admiral Tributs” and the sea tug “Kalar” completed a business call to Singapore, where it arrived on May 11. During the stay at the Changi naval base, Russian sailors replenished their water and fuel supplies. A detachment of Pacific Fleet…

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Singapore Navy Inaugurates Maritime Security and Response Flotilla

January 26, 2021 – Chief of Navy Rear-Admiral Aaron Beng officiated at the inauguration ceremony of the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN)’s Maritime and Security Response Flotilla (MSRF) at RSS Singapura – Changi Naval Base this morning. The new flotilla will add capacity and build capabilities to protect Singapore’s territorial waters and respond to expanded maritime security threats. The MSRF…

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