For the last five decades, the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) has transformed from it’s humble Singapore Air Defence Command (SADC) beginnings in 1968, to the current Full Spectrum, Integrated and Ready force. While it hasn’t been smooth sailing all the time, it has managed to overcome obstacles to become a force to reckon […]
7 Sep 2017 marked the Golden Jubilee of diplomatic relations between Singapore and Indonesia, and to honour this significant milestone, a Leader’s Retreat was held in Singapore at the Marina Bay Cruise Centre. Present at the retreat were Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Indonesian President Joko Widodo, along with cabinet ministers. A special joint […]
Mark your calendars for 7 Sep, from 2:30pm to 3:00pm! To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of diplomatic relations between Singapore and Indonesia, the air forces of both countries will perform a joint flypast under the callsign “RISING50” during the Leader’s Retreat on the day. (Please click here to find out more about this significant event.) […]
2017 marks the 50th Anniversary of diplomatic relations between Singapore and Indonesia, and a series of events were and will be held to commemorate this significant milestone. In particular, the air forces of both countries will be performing a joint flypast off the Marina South area on 7 Sep. (Please refer below for details on […]
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 Republic of Singapore Air Force conducted their first rehearsal today with quite a few assets making full use of the open space in the Marina Bay Area. Having had no aerial displays for NDP2016 at the National Stadium last year, this is definitely a welcome change.
Exercise Bersama Shield 2017 was kicked off on 27 April in Malaysia, as part of Southeast Asia’s longest, and the world’s second-oldest multilateral defence relationship, the Five Power Defence Arrangements (FPDA). The exercise aims to enhance the interoperability and reinforce ties between the founding members of the FPDA – Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore and […]
At LIMA ‘17, and reflecting the close bilateral relationships with our closest neighbour, the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) and Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) both took part in the aerospace and maritime segments of the exhibition. The RSAF was represented by a Boeing AH-64D Apache Longbow helicopter from 120 Squadron “Redhawks” and a […]