Singapore and Malaysian navies conduct maritime exercise
Mon, Feb 22, 2010

THE Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) and the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) will be conducting a bilateral maritime exercise from February 22 to March 4.

The exercise, Exercise Malapura, is hosted by Singapore.

During the 11-day exercise, both navies will conduct drills in conventional naval warfare and maritime security at the Changi Naval Base and in the Malacca Strait.

The RSN is participating in the exercise with a frigate (RSS Steadfast), a missile corvette (RSS Victory) and a patrol vessel (RSS Daring).

Joining them are a frigate (KD Lekiu), a corvette (KD Laksamana Tun Abdul Jamil) and a patrol vessel (KD Terengganu) from the RMN.

The exercise is the 20th in the series of bilateral exercises held since 1984.





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