29 Sep '17, 9pm

Singapore navy, police hold joint exercise on #PedraBranca

A joint exercise was conducted by the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) and the Singapore Police Force (SPF) on the island of Pedra Branca last month, the RSN has revealed on its Facebook page. As part of the exercise, a scenario involving an armed civilian intruder was simulated, with the RSN and police intercepting and taking down the threat, the navy said yesterday. "The RSN and the SPF conduct regular exercises to ensure that our contingency plans for the defence of Pedra Branca against any threats or intrusions are well practised," the Facebook post read. The exercise was held following "months of planning and preparation", the navy said, adding that a round-the-clock watch over the island is maintained to guard against intrusions. The waters off Pedra Branca were the site of a fatal collision between an oil tanker and a United States warship on Aug 21. Ten American sa...

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