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Issue 2/14
- Navy on the Waterfront


Onwards and Upwards - Celebrating 40 Years of the Navy

Journey through time; learn about their humble beginnings to the formidable force they are today. Be inspired by their dreams and aspirations, their steadfast transformation into a 3rd Generation Navy and their collaborations with other Navies.


RSN Corporate Brochure

Singapore's borders are Maritime. Its neighbourhood is Maritime. The sea is Singapore's lifeline and link to the outside world. A maritime nation like Singapore relies on the freedom of access to the sea for its prosperity and depends on the sea lanes to ensure an unbroken supply of daily necessities.

Permanent Secretary for Defence Visits FPDA Exercise
Posted: 15 Oct 2014, 1200 hours (Time is GMT +8 hours)

Permanent Secretary for Defence Mr Chan Yeng Kit and senior officials from the Five Power Defence Arrangements (FPDA) member-nations visited Exercise Bersama Lima 2014 today. The exercise is hosted by Singapore and is taking place from 7 to 21 October 2014.

Singapore and Australian Navies Conduct Maritime Exercise
Posted: 07 Oct 2014, 1200 hours (Time is GMT +8 hours)
Commanding Officer of RSS Tenacious Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) Ho Jee Kien (left) with Commanding Officer of HMAS Stuart Commander (CMDR) Aaron Nye (right) during the opening ceremony of Exercise Singaroo.

The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) and the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) conducted a bilateral maritime exercise, Exercise Singaroo, from 29 September to 3 October 2014.  Hosted by Singapore, this year's exercise was the 17th in the series held since 1995.

Learning Journey with the RSN
Posted: 30 Oct 2014, 0830 hours (Time is GMT +8 hours)

Story by Hans Lim and Photo Courtesy of ME3 Eagle Tay

More than 80 public officers from the Singapore Civil Service got a mini-experience of life at sea during the Public Sector 21 (PS21) Learning Journey Programme held at Changi Naval Base on 27 October 2014.

Swimming for a cause
Posted: 13 Oct 2014, 0830 hours (Time is GMT +8 hours)

Story and photos by Hans Lim

Naval Diving Unit participants take part in Swim for Hope 2014 to raise funds for the less fortunate.

200 members of the Naval Diving Unit took part in the SAFRA Swim for Hope 2014, where they completed laps in the pool to raise funds for charity.


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