RSAF E-2C Hawkeye taking off / photo: 1.bp.blogspot.com

Road closure for Singapore Air Force Exercise Torrent 10-14 November 2016

The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) is conducting Exercise Torrent, an alternate runway exercise, from 10 to 14 Nov 2016 at Lim Chu Kang Road.

This year’s exercise will feature the RSAF’s fighter aircraft conducting simultaneous launch and recovery operations from Lim Chu Kang Road and the Tengah Air Base runway.

“Exercise Torrent provides the RSAF the opportunity to enhance its operational readiness and hone its ability to deliver air power from our public roads,” the Ministry of Defence wrote in its press release.

The RSAF wrote it works closely with other national agencies such as the Land Transport Authority of Singapore and the Singapore Police Force for this exercise.

Motorists and road users are advised to take note of the road closures in the surrounding areas starting from:

8 am on 10 Nov 2016 (Thursday)  to 6 pm on 14 Nov 2016 (Monday).

source: mindef.gov.sg
source: mindef.gov.sg

The area will be barricaded to facilitate the conduct of the exercise. The public is advised to stay away from the area for safety reasons.

Members of the public may email to [email protected] or call 1800-3676767 for more informations.