Singapore:Minister for Defence observes naval exercise

Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen visited the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) earlier today, where he observed a Fleet Exercise at the South China Sea.

During the visit, Dr Ng observed a demonstration of the integrated operations between the naval helicopters and the frigates and also witnessed the RSN conduct a multi-dimensional exercise.

Dr Ng also went on board the Victory-Class Missile Corvette (MCV) RSS Valiant where he was briefed on the ScanEagle Unmanned Aerial Vehicle system.

Speaking after the visit, Dr Ng said he was pleased with the SAF’s ability to integrate new and existing platforms to deliver a significant improvement to Singapore’s overall fighting capabilities.

Dr Ng was accompanied by Chief of Defence Force Lieutenant-General Neo Kian Hong and other senior officers from the SAF.