CARAT SG Opens- Assets

The annual Combat Afloat Readiness And Training (CARAT) Singapore opens today between the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) and the United States Navy (USN).

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Assets involved from the two navies are;

RSN

Frigate- RSS Intrepid , RSS Supreme

Corvette- RSS Valour, RSS Vigour

Patrol Vessel- RSS Fearless

Submarine- RSS Archer

Aircraft: F-15SG, Fokker 50

USN

Destroyer- USS Lassen

LCS- USS Fort Worth

Submarine- USS Houston

Oiler- USNS Pecos

Aircraft: P-8 Poseidon

Highlights of the exercise include TORPEX between the Seahawks from the two navies as well as the naval ships. For the first time in CARAT SG, both navies will be utilising their respective UAVS, the FireScout from the USN and ScanEagle from the RSN. Also debut is the RSAF’s F-15SG, which in this case will be demonstrating their maritime strike capabilities.

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