SAF to conduct live firing military exercises from Mar 28 to Apr 1

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SINGAPORE – The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) will conduct military exercises in various parts of Singapore from 8am on Mon, Mar 28 Mar, to 8am on Mon, Apr 4.

These areas include 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, and Mandai.

Blanks and thunderflashes will be used.

SAF (Army) will conduct Live Firing Exercises in Pasir Laba (SAFTI) Live Firing Area from 8am on Mon, Mar 28, to 8am on Mon, Apr 4.

Sea vessels and crafts sailing through the Western Johor Straits during these 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 public are advised not to be alarmed and to keep clear of these areas.

The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) will be conducting Live Firing exercises around Pulau Sudong, Pulau Pawai and Pulau Senang from Mon, Mar 28 to Mon, Apr 1, daily from 7am to 11pm, and on Sat, Apr 2, from 8am to 1pm.

Flares will be released during the night firing.

The islands of Pulau Sudong, Pulau Senang and Pulau Pawai are proclaimed manoeuvring and firing grounds.

The public are advised to keep clear of these islands and to stay clear of the prohibited waters off Changi Naval Base and Tuas Naval Base.

spanaech@sph.com.sg

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Friday, March 25, 2016 – 16:28
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