Singapore, New Zealand navies conduct Lion Zeal exercise

11 November 2011 (Last Updated November 11th, 2011 04:35)

The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) and the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) are conducting the joint training exercise Lion Zeal in Singapore.

The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) and the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) are conducting the joint training exercise Lion Zeal in Singapore.

The two-day exercise will involve a total of 265 personnel training in navigation, naval aviation, firefighting and damage control techniques.

The bilateral exercise provides operational planning and tactical gaming in maritime operations, including a sea phase for humanitarian and disaster relief missions.

Exercise Lion Zeal aims to strengthen bilateral relations and enhance interoperability and professionalism between the two navies.