SINGAPORE: Senior Minister of State for Defence Chan Chun Sing observed Exercise APEX at the Changi Command and Control (C2) Centre on Friday morning.
The exercise, held from 29th October to 27th November, is led by the Singapore Armed Forces’ Maritime Security Task Force (MSTF).
It involves over 1,000 personnel from agencies such as the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN), the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF), the Army and the Police Coast Guard.
Assets deployed include six patrol vessels, a frigate and a landing ship tank.
The defence ministry said this year’s exercise is the eighth in the APEX series.
It is part of the continuing effort to enhance inter—agency collaboration and inter—operability to defend Singapore’s territorial waters.
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