Singapore's RSS Endeavour takes part in Australia's commemorative navy event
- POSTED: 05 Oct 2013 22:48
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The Singapore navy's RSS Endeavour is taking part in the International Fleet Review held in Sydney, Australia from 3 to 11 October 2013.
SINGAPORE: The Singapore navy's RSS Endeavour is taking part in the International Fleet Review held in Sydney, Australia from 3 to 11 October 2013.
It is there at the invitation of the Australian navy, which is marking the centenary of its fleet's first entry into Sydney.
In a news release on Saturday, the Defence Ministry said 56 ships from 19 other countries are also involved in the event.
The statement also said the Singaporean and Australian armed forces have extensive interactions, from bilateral and multilateral exercises to visits, professional exchanges and cross-attendance of courses.
The two armed forces have also worked together in close partnership in the multinational reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan.
The statement said these interactions have deepened the close and longstanding defence relationship between the two countries.