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Singapore opens Island Defence Training Institute

2nd August 2017 - 01:05 GMT | by Chen Chuanren in Singapore


The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) officially opened its Island Defence Training Institute (IDTI) on 31 July, in response to growing terrorism threats in the region. 

The IDTI aims to address all homeland security training for the SAF, and to enhance linkages with homeland security forces, especially the Army Deployment Force. 

The IDTI comprises the Homeland Security Training Centre, Island Defence Training Centre, Security and Policing Leadership School and the Security and Policing Vocational School situated across Clementi and Mowbray camps.

A key technology employed to enhance training realism is the Judgmental Video Simulation, which is currently situated in the Multi-Mission

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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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