The Commander of the United States Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) General (Gen) Herbert Carlisle called on Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen on Tuesday as part of his three-day introductory visit to Singapore.
Gen Carlisle also met with Chief of Defence Force, Lieutenant-General Ng Chee Meng, and Chief of Air Force, Major-General Hoo Cher Mou, at the Defence Ministry. Gen Carlisle also visited Sembawang Airbase and Paya Lebar Airbase.
In a statement, Mindef said that both sides reaffirmed their close professional cooperation and reiterated their commitment to strengthen defence ties.
It added that the visit highlights the excellent and long-standing defence ties between Singapore and the United States, in which both air forces have built through bilateral training exercises and professional exchanges.