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Singapore and Indonesian navies concludes 'Exercise Eagle'

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The RSN's missile corvette RSS Vigour, the TNI AL's Diponegoro-class corvette KRI Sultan Hasanuddin and the RSN's Formidable-class frigate RSS Tenacious at Exercise Eagle 2010. Photo: Singapore MoD.

SURABAYA (BNS): The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) and the Indonesian Navy (TNI AL) have concluded the bilateral exercise codenamed Exercise Eagle, at Surabaya.

According to the Singapore Ministry of Defence, the 21st bilateral exercise was conducted from 28th July to 5th August 2010, at both shore and sea phases of Singapore and Surabaya, Indonesia.

Two maritime patrol aircraft and four ships from both navies participated in the Exercise Eagle 2010.

The RSN Formidable-class frigate and a Diponegoro-class corvette from the TNI AL had participated for the first time in the exercise.

During the sea phase, both navies conducted a series of exercises involving anti-surface warfare, maritime interdiction as well as search and rescue operations.

The personnel of RSN and TNI AL also interacted in the cultural and sporting events to strengthen the camaraderie between the two navies.

Since 1974, both navies are participating in the exercise to strengthen the defence ties between the two nations.

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