Singapore Navy to participate in multilateral maritime exercise in Qingdao

The Republic of Singapore Navy's (RSN) frigate RSS Formidable will take part in the Multilateral Maritime Exercise in Qingdao, China on Thursday.

Together with 17 ships from seven other countries, RSS Formidable will carry out manoeuvring and replenishment at sea drills. The exercises are hosted by the People's Liberation Army (Navy).

Chief of Navy Rear-Admiral (RADM) Ng Chee Peng is also in Qingdao to attend the 14th Western Pacific Naval Symposium (WPNS) that takes place on Tuesday and Wednesday (22-23/04).

The RSN is one of the founding members of the WPNS and has actively participated in the symposium since its inception in 1988.