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Singapore hones SF capabilities in joint exercise

12th December 2017 - 01:41 GMT | by Chen Chuanren in Phoenix


Commandos of the Singapore Armed Force (SAF) maximised their training opportunities at Arizona’s Barry M. Goldwater Range alongside air force counterparts in Exercise Forging Sabre 2017.

A small team of Commandos of the Special Operation Task Force (SOTF) took part in component training with the Republic of Singapore Air Force, including insertion via military freefall from a CH-47D Chinook, and ambush missions with sniper rifles.

Shephard witnessed them training with the Knights Armaments M110 semiautomatic 7.62mm rifle and Sako TRG 22 7.62 bolt-action rifle.

These two weapons replaced the Knights Armament SR-25 and Accuracy International AWM respectively in around

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Chen Chuanren


Chen Chuanren

Chen Chuanren is Shephard’s Singapore correspondent, covering primarily land and sea systems. He served in …

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