On the morning of 19 July, accompanied by booming Mexican music and a small crowd cheering by the pier side, the Mexican Navy’s (Armada de México) Tall Ship ARM (Armada República Mexicana) Cuauhtémoc BE-01 sailed into VivoCity’s port for her 5-day stay in Singapore. Commanded by Captain Rafael Antonio Lagunes Arteaga, the Cuauhtémoc arrived as […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
As AOH17@City ends, the next phase has already begun. AOH17@Heartland will bring the exhibition to Punggol and Jurong East over the next two weekends. The details are as follows: Punggol (open field beside Punggol MRT Station): 2-4 June, 10:00am – 10:00pm Jurong East (open fields beside Jurong East MRT Station): 9-11 June, 10:00am – 10:00pm […]
The Army Open House in the City comes to a close on 29 May, so drop by to catch the last two Dynamic Defence Display (D3) shows at 10am and 3pm. If you need more reasons to visit the Open House, here are snapshots of the activities and fun that you will be missing out. […]