2012 MAY Army Open House@Our City, F1 Pit Building, Singapore

24 May 2012 Thursday

240512 (Thu) Bloggers Preview

This is the first time that the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) Army Open House is moved from the usual army camps to the city with new backdrop of the Gardens by the Bay that is opening to the public in June, Marina Bay Sands Integrated Resort and the Marina Bay Financial district.

The F1 Pit Building area is now replaced with Singapore’s military hardware and personnel.

Many thanks to MINDEF PAFF for the bloggers preview invitation.

]1[ AMX13 at the front gate of the  2012 Army Open House.

]2[ Leopard 2SG (L2SG) at the front gate.

]3[ Old school Mercedes Benz 3 tonner, 911 truck.

I am very glad to see this old lady again, many good memories.

]4[ RSAF Superpuma mounted on both sides with CIS 50 MG helicopter gun door system.

]5[ A father hand in ERDL Woodland camouflage handing over to his son in the new SAF pixelised camouflage.

]6[ Singapore Red Lions parachute team.

]7[ Dancers from the Singapore Armed Forces Music & Drama Company (SAF MDC).

]8[ Protection of Installation security troopers doing a security sweep.

]9[ Ubu attacking the bad guy, sit Ubu sit, good dog.

]10[ Terrex Infantry Carrier Vehicle (ICV) doing a sharp turn to unload the infantry troops.

]11[ Infantry troops doing a room clearing demonstration.

L2R: Soldier holding an Ultimax 100, SAR21 with grenade launcher.

]12[ Commandos armed with FN P90 Personal Defence Weapon (PDW).

]13[ CBRE, EOD operator with a Northrop Grumman Remotec Wheelbarrow UGV and wearing an Allen Vanguard EOD/IEDD Bomb Suits.

]14[ Cute signboards.

]15[ Video of Dynamic Defence Demonstration.

250512 (Fri)

]16[ First showcase of SAF Accuracy International AX50 long range anti matérial rifle.

]17[ Infantry booth, mannequin with a SAR21.

]18[ Pasar malam of weapons used by the Commando.

]19[ Junior College students sitting down and doing some paperworks.

]20[ RSAF recruitment booth crew.

More photos in Flickristan.

]2012 MAY[ Army Open House at Our City, F1 Pit Building, Singapore

]2009 SEPT[ Army Open House, Pasir Laba Camp, Singapore

See you at the next 2013 Republic of Singapore Navy Open House in April.

]-[ Anyone ordered a missile?

]Target Received[+]Target Tracked[+]Engage Missile[

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4 Responses to “2012 MAY Army Open House@Our City, F1 Pit Building, Singapore”


  1. 1 anonymous 25/05/2012 at 09:51

    Regarding picture 12: Doesn’t look like NDU though, the formation patch is Commando, and the vocation badge on the guy second from the right is Commando as well

  2. 3 Andrew 26/05/2012 at 12:32

    The photos are very clear and nice. Kudos to the great photographer!


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