Training Location & Details
Brunei (Started in 1977) * Kilong Camp in the Temburong District (Eastern-most District, it is an exclave.) - Terrain: Steep & hilly rainforests, impenetrable to sunlight and thick undergrowth → made movement difficult - (RSN) In 1979, SG and Brunei navies conducted the first in the series of annual naval exercises (codenamed Pelican). - (ARMY) In 1983, SG and Brunei initiated annual infantry manuvers (codenamed Termite) involving selected battalions from both countries. - (RSAF) Since 1978, RSAF has maintained a detachment of UH-1Hs “Huey” in Brunei.
| - Crucial need for space for maneuvers → which was fast disappearing due to rapid housing and urban development in training areas such as Jurong, Choa Chu Kang & Marsiling - SAF is prepared for combat in different, unfamiliar terrains and conditions
| Timor Leste / East Timor - Terrain: coastal mountains and mountain-forests challenging topographical conditions. It also has a coastline of 873km and 2 coast.
| - Unique variance of Timorese geography & its close proximity provide Singapore with the opportunity to cost-effectively train in niche area such as special operations, littoral operations, Undersea Warfare (USW) and Search and Rescue (SAR) USW (RSN): Operations conducted to establish battlespace dominance in the underwater environment SAR (RSAF & RSN): The use of aircraft, surface craft (land or water), submarines, specialized rescue teams, and equipment to search for and rescue personnel in distress on land or at sea. Support large scale conventional military training - Offer the SAF military training in all medium of operations - land, sea and air.(Sea: Deep waters surrounding the island → Excellent area for RSN to train and test its USW, submarine support and rescue capabilities)
| Australia * Shoalwater bay (ARMY) - Exercise Wallaby (22 Sep - 24 Nov 2012)It is an annual exercise started since 1990. 4,300 SAF personnel and over 350...
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