Since its establishment in 1979, Exercise PELICAN between the Royal Brunei Navy, RBN and Republic of Singapore Navy, RSN was able to enhance professionalism and inter-operability between the navies of both countries. In conjunction with the 40th Anniversary of Exercise PELICAN, the exercise was held on the RSS Tenacious and KDB Darussalam yesterday morning.
Present to witness the exercise were Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Retired Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, Second Minister of Defence and His Excellency Dr Ng Eng Hen, Minister of Defence of the Republic of Singapore.
Yang Berhormat Pehin and His Excellency boarded the RSS Tenacious to witness the UAV Operations and OTHT among all participating ships and witnessed the Tactical Firing, Sail Pass and Tactical Manoeuvres on the KDB Darussalam.
Six ships, three helicopters and a ScanEagle UAV took part in the exercise. Exercise PELICAN reflects a strong continuous relations between both countries.
Source: Radio Television Brunei