Two days after the conclusion of a highly successful and well-received RSN50@Vivo event, the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) officially commissioned it’s second and third Littoral Mission Vessels (LMV) at RSS (Republic of Singapore Ship) Singapura – Changi Naval Base on 14 Nov 2017. Under a grey drizzling sky, the Minister for Defence, Dr Ng […]
As part of the Golden Jubilee celebrations for the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN), a 50th Anniversary Exhibition will be held at VivoCity from the 9-12 Nov 2017, and this event marks the end of the celebrations proper. Through a series of exhibits featuring history, equipment and traditions, and shipboard visits on the RSS Intrepid […]
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 […]