SAF to conduct live firing and military exercises from Oct 20 to 27

SAF to conduct live firing and military exercises from Oct 20 to 27

The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) will conduct military exercises 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 from 8am on Monday, Oct 20 to 8am on Monday, Oct 27 Oct, 2014.

Blanks and thunderflashes will be used.

SAF (Army) will also conduct Live Firing Exercises in Pasir Laba (SAFTI) Live Firing Area from 8am on Oct 20 to 8am on Oct 27.

Sea vessels and crafts sailing through the Western Johor Straits from 8am on Oct 20 to 8am on Oct 27 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.

The public is advised not to be alarmed and to keep clear of all these areas.

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 is also advised to stay clear of the prohibited waters off Changi Naval Base and Tuas Naval Base.

The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) will also be conducting a military exercise from Oct 12 to Oct 20. There will be increased flying activities during this period and loud noises will be experienced as the aircraft transits to its training areas. The public is advised not to be alarmed.

RSAF will also be conducting Live Firing exercises around Pulau Sudong, Pulau Pawai and Pulau Senang from 7am to 11pm on Oct 20 to Oct 24 Oct, at 8am on Oct 25 to 4am on Oct 26 as well as from 8am to 12pm.

Flares will be released during the night firing.

spanaech@sph.com.sg

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