- POSTED: 25 Jul 2014 21:29
The Republic of Singapore Air Force is in Nevada to enhance their operational capabilities and combat readiness in an exercise hosted by the United States Air Force.
SINGAPORE: The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) is honing its combat readiness in Nevada by participating in an air combat exercise hosted by the United States Air Force (USAF).
Exercise Red Flag-Nellis at Nellis Air Force Base allows participants to execute air combat and strike operations in a realistic, high-threat environment. This will enhance their operational capabilities and combat readiness.
The exercise is also an opportunity for the RSAF to benchmark itself against other leading air forces, and underscores the excellent and long-standing defence relationship between the US and Singapore.
Lieutenant Colonel Tham Yeow Min, Commander of the the RSAF Peace Carvin V Detachment, who is participating in the exercise said: "We value the opportunity to train alongside our USAF and FAF (French Air Force) counterparts in this large-scale exercise, as it allows us to hone our operational competencies. This high-end exercise provides the RSAF with an opportunity to benchmark itself against other leading air forces."
The exercise will be held until Saturday (July 26).