Photo Essay: Combined F15SG/F-16 Display Team

The Republic of Singapore Air Force will present a combined demonstration of a Boeing F-15SG and a pair of Lockheed Martin F-16C at the Singapore Airshow. It is believed to be the first air force around to present such combination in an aerial display format. Brigadier General Kelvin Khong, Chief of Staff (Air Staff) said…

USAF F-16 In Town

Quick Note: The United States Air Force’s 8th Fighter Wing, 35th Fighter Squadron F-16Cs from Kunsan Air Base are in Singapore for Exercise Commando Sling 18-1. Note the AIM-120 AMRAAM on the wingtip pylon, AIM-9X on station 2, ACMI pod on station 8 and the JHCMS helmet on the pilot.

Parallel Parking RSS Intrepid

The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) is organising the RSN50@ Vivo event from 8 November to 12 November. Fronting this year’s event is Formidable-class frigate RSS Intrepid (69), which came alongside Vivocity today. This will be the last few events to celebrate the Navy’s 50th Anniversary. Parking a 3,200 tonnes warship at the tight waterfront…

Some Photos from Rising 50

Last week the Indonesian Air Force (TNI-AU) and Republic of Singapore Air Force conducted a combined flypast over Singapore to celebrate 50 years of diplomatic relations. We had a rare chance to fly to Pekan Bahru where the TNI-AU and RSAF F-16s landed for a post event celebration. Detailed report of this event will be…

Army Open House – Spot the Hardware

The Army Open House (AOH) is back after five years. This year as before, the event is held at the F1 Pitstop, and although I am not a big fan of this site, the organisers have very good reasons to make it as accessible to the public as possible. The key highlight of any open…

Preview Pics of JS Izumo

I had the privilege to visit JS Izumo (DDH183) just a day after it arrived, here in Singapore. She will be participating in the IMDEX and International Maritime Review before heading to the Indian Ocean for Ex. Malabar.

Heron 1 FOC

The Republic of Singapore Air force Heron 1 attained Full Operational Capability on 15 March 2017. A great use of the Singapore Flag that is usually seen on national day, the State Flag gave the hanger a great sense of duty and purpose.