Unmanned vessel used in drill

Security and anti-piracy exercises held.

Unmanned vessel used in maritime security drill

Yuen Sin

Singapore has conducted a maritime security drill that saw the use of an unmanned surface vessel for the first time in a security operations series codenamed Highcrest.

The exercise is organised by the Singapore Maritime Crisis Centre (SMCC). A total of 900 personnel from 15 government agencies are involved in the five-day exercise, which ends today. They include the Republic of Singapore Navy, Police Coast Guard, Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) and Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA).

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Source: straitstimes.com

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