RIMPAC nations gather.
Singapore navy takes lead role in international exercise
From fighting pirates to leading two global giants in an exercise, the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) is showing its steel.
RSN led its counterparts from the United States and Japan in a group sail last month, reflecting a growing recognition of its capabilities, observers said.
An RSN frigate became the first ship from outside the US Navy (USN) to lead a multinational group sail to the Rim of the Pacific (Rimpac) Exercise, the world’s largest international maritime exercise.
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