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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.

Keel Laying for the RSN's First Littoral Mission Vessel
Posted: 11 Sep 2014, 0900 hours (Time is GMT +8 hours)

The keel laying ceremony for the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN)'s first Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV) was held at Singapore Technologies Marine (ST Marine) in Jurong today. Permanent Secretary (Defence) Mr Chan Yeng Kit officiated at the ceremony. The keel laying of the first LMV marks another significant milestone for the RSN.

Singapore and Chinese Navies Conduct Bilateral Naval Exercise
Posted: 04 Sep 2014, 0800 hours (Time is GMT +8 hours)
RSS Intrepid (background) participating in a bilateral naval exercise with Yulin.

The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) Formidable-class frigate RSS Intrepid and the People's Liberation Army (Navy) (PLA(N)) Jiangkai II-class frigate Yulin conducted a bilateral naval exercise today. The exercise comprised naval helicopter cross-deck landings, manoeuvring drills and gunnery firings.

A stake in the nation
Posted: 25 Aug 2014, 0830 hours (Time is GMT +8 hours)
The Naval Diving Unit's Underwater Demolition Group is one of four CNV NE excellence award winners.

The Naval Diving Unit's (NDU) Underwater Demolition Group (UDG) had members participating in both the Singapore Armed Forces Day and the National Day Parade this year, a demanding schedule in addition to their operational requirements. But they were still able to clinch Chief of Navy (CNV) National Education (NE) Excellence award, testament to their forward planning and dedication.

Sailing with a heart
Posted: 01 Jun 2014, 0935 hours (Time is GMT +8 hours)

Story & Photos by Hans Lim

Students from the Singapore School of the Deaf (SSD) sailed with landing ship tank RSS PERSISTENCE on Wednesday, 28 May as it transited from Changi Naval Base to Vivocity.

It was the first time these primary and secondary school students got to sail on a landing ship tank.


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