SAF to conduct military exercises from March 9 to 16

SAF to conduct military exercises from March 9 to 16

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 March 9 to 8am on March 16.

Blanks and thunderflashes will be used. The public is advised not to be alarmed and to keep clear of these areas.

SAF will also conduct Live Firing Exercises in Pasir Laba (SAFTI) Live Firing Area from 8am on March 9 to 8am on March 16.

Sea vessels and crafts sailing through the Western Johor Straits on these dates are to keep within the 75m Navigable Sea Lane and should not 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 these areas.

In addition, 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 be conducting Live Firing exercises around Pulau Sudong, Pulau Pawai and Pulau Senang from March 9 to March 13. These will occur from 7am to 11pm daily, and from 8am on March 14 to 4am on March 15, and again from 8am to 12pm on March 15.

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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