SAF to carry out military exercises from May 19 to May 26

SAF to carry out military exercises from May 19 to May 26

SINGAPORE - The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) will conduct military exercises in various parts of Singapore from May 19 to May 26.

The military exercises will be held in Seletar, Marsiling, Jalan Bahar, Neo Tiew, Lim Chu Kang, Jalan Kwok Min, Tuas, Upper Jurong, Hong Kah, Ama Keng, Bedok Jetty, Kranji, Lentor, Simpang, Sembawang, Mandai.

As blanks and thunderflashes will be used, the public is advised not to be alarmed and to keep clear of these areas.

SAF (army) will also conduct Live Firing Exercises in Pasir Laba (SAFTI) Live Firing Area from 8am on May 19 to 8am on May 26.

Sea vessels and crafts sailing through the Western Johor Straits from 08:00 am on Mon, 19 May 2014 to 08:00am on Mon, 26 May 2014 are to keep within the 75m Navigable Sea Lane and not to stray into the Live Firing Boundary.

Live ammunition and flares will be used, and the public is advised not to be alarmed and to keep clear of these areas.

In a statement, SAF added that the islands of Pulau Sudong, Pulau Senang and Pulau Pawai are proclaimed manoeuvring and firing grounds. The public is advised to keep clear of these islands. The public should also stay clear of the prohibited waters off Changi Naval Base and Tuas Naval Base.

The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) will be conducting live firing exercises around Pulau Sudong, Pulau Pawai and Pulau Senang from May 19 to May 23, from 7am to 11pm, and on May 24 from 8am to 1pm.

Flares will be released during the night firing.

The public is advised to keep clear of Pulau Pawai, Pulau Senang and Pulau Sudong which lie within the Live Firing Areas.

 

ljessica@sph.com.sg

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