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Issue 2/15
- From the people, for the people.


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.

Whole-of-Government Tackles Simulated Maritime Security Threats at Exercise Highcrest 2015
Posted: 05 Nov 2015, 1400 hours (Time is GMT +8 hours)
Four Republic of Singapore Navy Ships Conducting Search and Rescue Operations in the Search Area
Posted: 01 Jan 2015, 1400 hours (Time is GMT +8 hours)

The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) MV Swift Rescue reached the search area today, joining the Formidable-class frigate (RSS Supreme), Victory-class missile corvette (RSS Valour), and Endurance-class landing ship tank (RSS Persistence) to conduct Search and Rescue (SAR) operations in the area. The Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) team was also flown to RSS Persistence this afternoon. The Bedok-class mine countermeasure vessel (MCMV) RSS Kallang will reach the search area tomorrow. 

To date, the Singapore Armed Forces has contributed two C-130 aircraft, two Super Puma helicopters, five navy ships and a 6-man AUV team.

First 2016 Batch of RSN Midshipmen Commissioned by the President
Posted: 18 Jan 2016, 1730 hours (Time is GMT +8 hours)

Story and photo by S Mitra

On 17 Jan, 66 midshipmen from the RSN were commissioned as the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) officers. The commissioning parade marked their graduation from the midshipman school, where they went through 38 weeks of rigorous mental and physical training. Now equipped with combat, planning and leadership skills, these newly commissioned officers will go on to assume command, instructional or staff appointments in the RSN.


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186 SAF Personnel Honoured for Contributions to International Counter-Piracy Efforts

Exercise APEX 23Nov 2012
The Passage: A Midshipman's Journey
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