SAF conducts military exercises from Jan 6 to Jan 13

Servicemen from the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) participate in a military exercise on Pulau Sudong on Aug 2, 2011. The SAF will be conducting military exercises at Seletar, Marsiling, Jalan Bahar, Neo Tiew, Lim Chu Kang, Jalan Kwok Min, Tuas, Upper
Servicemen from the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) participate in a military exercise on Pulau Sudong on Aug 2, 2011. The SAF will be conducting military exercises at Seletar, Marsiling, Jalan Bahar, Neo Tiew, Lim Chu Kang, Jalan Kwok Min, Tuas, Upper Jurong, Hong Kah, Ama Keng, Bedok Jetty, Kranji, Lentor, Simpang, Sembawang, Mandai from 8am on Jan 6 to 8am on Jan 13. -- ST FILE PHOTO: NURIA LING

The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) will be conducting military exercises at Seletar, Marsiling, Jalan Bahar, Neo Tiew, Lim Chu Kang, Jalan Kwok Min, Tuas, Upper Jurong, Hong Kah, Ama Keng, Bedok Jetty, Kranji, Lentor, Simpang, Sembawang, Mandai from 8am on Jan 6 to 8am on Jan 13.

Live-firing exercises will also be conducted in Pasir Laba Live Firing Area during the same period, said the Ministry of Defence in a statement on Friday.

Sea vessels and crafts sailing through the Western Johor Straits during this period are advised to keep within the 75m Navigable Sea Lane and not stray into the Live Firing Boundary.

The public is advised to stay clear of these areas and not be alarmed as live ammunition and flares will be used during the exercises.

The Republic of Singapore Air Force will also be conducting live-firing exercises around Pulau Sudong, Pulau Pawai and Pulau Senang around the same period. Flares will be used during night firing exercises, and the public is advised to keep clear of the these areas.