Of Fitness and Standards

The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) unveiled a new Individual Physical Proficiency Test (IPPT) standard earlier this July, making way for the 32 year old IPPT, consisting of Pull-ups, Standing Broad -Jump (SBJ), Sit-Up, 4x10m Shuttle Run and 2.4km run. The new standard will just make up of the Push-up, Sit-up and 2.4km Run. No doubt…

LVTs in South East Asia

For a good few decades since WWII, the primary landing vehicle in most armed forces across the globe is the form of Land Crafts, of various designations, LCM (Landing Craft Mechanised), LCI (Landing Craft Infantry), LCA (Landing Craft Assault). These flat bottomed, ramp bowed boats allows run-ups into beaches and as mentioned earlier, depending on…

RSAf KC-135 Feature

The RSAF’s 112 SQN, who flies the KC-135 is in one the AIR International Special, “135”. The four page feature runs through the history and operations of Asia’s first KC-135 user.