25 years of the Republic of Singapore Armed Forces training at RAAF Base Pearce
12 November 2018
The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) hosted Singaporean Senior Minister of State (Defence) Heng Chee How at RAAF Base Pearce today to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Republic of Singapore Air Force training at the base.
Australia and Singapore are close and longstanding partners, with shared interests in regional security and stability.
Senior Australian Defence Force Officer, RAAF Base Pearce, Wing Commander Brett Mitchell said Defence was pleased to be able to support the Republic of Singapore Air Force’s pilot training.
“The people-to-people and military linkages developed through this arrangement are invaluable.
Every current Republic of Singapore Air Force pilot has undertaken training at RAAF Base Pearce where the Singapore Flying Training Institute is located, which is testament to the close and enduring nature of our bilateral relationship,” Wing Commander Mitchell said.