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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Final Two Patrol Vessels RSS Freedom and RSS Gallant Retire

December 11, 2020 – The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) decommissioned the final two Fearless-class Patrol Vessels (PVs) RSS Freedom and RSS Gallant at a sunset ceremony at Tuas Naval Base this evening. Officiated by Chief of Navy Rear-Admiral (RADM) Aaron Beng, the ceremony marked the final handing over of duties from the PVs to the new Littoral Mission Vessels…

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USS Somerset Joins RSS Endurance for CARAT Singapore

December 14, 2020 – U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and the Republic of Singapore Navy partnered in the 26th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) maritime exercise, in international water of the South China Sea and on Changi Naval Base, Singapore, Dec. 9-14. With over a half century of diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Singapore, the two countries…

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Australia and Singapore Enhance Joint Interoperability

October 25, 2020 – The Royal Australian Navy and Republic of Singapore Air Force have proven their ability to work together with Singaporean CH-47 Chinook heavy-lift helicopter crews qualifying to take off and land on Australia’s largest vessels, HMA Ships Adelaide and Canberra. Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC said qualifying Republic of Singapore Air Force personnel,…

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Bond with Singapore reaffirmed at 25th iteration of exercise

September 29, 2020 – The Australian and Singapore navies have reunited at sea for the 25th iteration of Exercise SINGAROO. The biennial maritime exercise tests warfare skills, enhances interoperability and reinforces the strong friendship of the two nations. HMA Ships Hobart and Sirius are taking part in the three-day exercise in the waters off Singapore as part of the Regional…

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Brunei & Singapore Conduct Exercise Pelican

July 29, 2020 – The 39th series of Exercise PELICAN between Royal Brunei Navy and Republic of Singapore Navy was successfully conducted. This year’s series was participated by KDB DARULEHSAN and RSS SUPREME whilst enroute to Guam, United States of America. This year’s Exercise PELICAN was executed in a duration of three days starting from the 27th July 2020, and…

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USS Paul Hamilton Visits Singapore

February 18, 2020 – USS Paul Hamilton (DDG 60) arrived in Singapore for a scheduled port visit Feb. 18. During the port visit, Paul Hamilton Sailors will have opportunities to experience the local culture through events sponsored by Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR), which include cultural tours and museum visits. Additionally, the crew is participating in community service projects for…

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