Singapore celebrates its 52nd birthday today with a spectacular National Day Parade at The Float@Marina Bay. The show this year include a dynamic defence display segment where the armed forces showed their hardware and capabilities, the usual parade and ceremony segment, some stage performance acts and the favourite grand finale fireworks show which draws a crowd of 150000 to the Marina Bay Waterfront.
After the huge success of the AOH17@City in May, the second phase of the AOH took place in the heartlands of Singapore. Making its debut was the estate of Punggol in the east, and Jurong East in the west. The challenges for the second phase were the movement of vehicles through the housing estates, the […]
The 2017 Paris Air Show marks the The F-35 Lightning II’s debut aerial demonstration. Critics have been saying that the F-35 is not maneuverable and not competitive in the Within Visual Range (WVR) arena. Lockheed Martin and USAF developed the show routine to silence these with a ‘BEAST’ of a performance. The demonstration was flown […]
In 2012, the Singapore Army set a new precedent by holding the Army Open House (AOH) at the F1 Pit in the city for the first time, and five years later, AOH17@City returned back to the same location with the theme “Army Ready, Soldier Strong”. Drawing on the earlier experiences and lessons learnt, the AOH […]
PHOTO FEATURE | 40 IMAGES The Paris Air Show 2017 was held on 19 – 25 Jun 2017 at Le Bourget, France. As the biggest show in the world, it boasted 2381 exhibitors from 48 countries and hosted 322000 visitors in total despite the heat wave in Paris during the show period. 140 aircraft including […]
Flying high and giving all Singaporeans a sense of pride upon sight is the State Flag Flypast, one of the iconic highlights of the National Day Parade (NDP) since 1970. Behind this slow and majestic flypast lies many hours of preparation, sweat, and tears for the Mustang Presidential Flag Salute Crew (MPFSC). On 24 June, […]
The biggest ever International Maritime Defence Exhibition & Conference, IMDEX Asia, took place from the 16-18 May at the Changi Exhibition Centre in Singapore. Along with the the 5th International Maritime Security Conference (IMSC 2017) and the 3rd Asian edition of the prestigious International Naval Engineering Conference (INEC@IMDEX Asia 2017), the event was also held […]