02 Nov '11, 12pm

Exercise Northstar to feature "chlorine leak": By S Ramesh | Posted: 02 November 2011 2025 hrs SINGAPORE: Singap...

Exercise Northstar to feature "chlorine leak": By S Ramesh | Posted: 02 November 2011 2025 hrs SINGAPORE: Singap...

SINGAPORE: Singapore's next Exercise Northstar will involve a chlorine leak at a chemical factory on Jurong Island and sea-bound terror threats. The eight in the series, this year's exercise will take place from 10 November, with the final phase on November 25. Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security Teo Chee Hean will view the exercises at both the Changi Command and Control Centre -- off Changi Naval Base -- and Jurong Island. The Northstar exercises test the country's preparedness to deal with emergencies and threats. A key aspect of this year's exercise will be to test the effectiveness of the new National Maritime Security System in dealing with a terrorist incident at sea. The Ministry of Defence said this is a whole-of-government framework that tightens the integration among the various maritime agencies which deal with mari...

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