SAF to conduct live firing military exercises

SAF to conduct live firing military exercises

SINGAPORE - 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 Mon, Apr 27 to 8am on Mon, May 4.

Blanks and thunderflashes will be used.

SAF will also conduct Live Firing Exercises in Pasir Laba (SAFTI) Live Firing Area from 8am on Mon, Apr 27 to 8am on Mon, May 4.

Sea vessels and crafts sailing through the Western Johor Straits during those times 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 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 will be conducting Live Firing exercises around Pulau Sudong, Pulau Pawai and Pulau Senang from Mon, Apr 27 to Fri, May 1 from 7am to 11, and Sat, May 2 from 8am to 1pm.

Flares will be released during the night firing.

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

spanaech@sph.com.sg

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