The Republic of Singapore Navy’s (RSN) Endurance-class Landing Ship Tank, RSS Endurance, embarked with a Super Puma helicopter, was docked at VivoCity Promenade from 14 to 17 November 2013.
The event, Navy@Vivo, was launched by the Chief of Navy Rear-Admiral Ng Chee Peng. The public had a chance to visit RSS Endurance, which has been deployed for various Singapore Armed Forces overseas deployments. Some visitors also got the opportunity to ride onboard the RSN’s Fast Craft Utility.
“My crew and I are looking forward to welcoming visitors to our ship and share with them our experiences during operations and exercises, both in Singapore and overseas,” said Commanding Officer of RSS Endurance, Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) Jason Yee.
Apart from the exhibitions and video screenings of the various missions and operations that the ship had undertaken, the public was also able to witness the conduct of a ceremonial sunset – a long-standing naval tradition – at 6.45pm daily during Navy@Vivo. In addition, an exhibition within VivoCity illustrated how the RSN conducts its missions.
Press Release, November 28, 2013; Image: Singapore Navy