A joint military exercise between the Singapore Armed Forces (Saf) and the Indonesian Army (TNI-AD) codenamed Exercise Safkar Indopura 2009 has been successfully completed.

Around 600 soldiers from the 3rd Singapore Infantry Brigade and 5th Battalion Singapore Infantry Regiment, as well as TNI-AD’s 13th Infantry Brigade/KOSTRAD and 100 Raider Battalion/KODAM I-BB participated in the exercise.

During the exercise soldiers from both countries collaborated on and shared battle procedures, military knowledge and military skills, and took part in combined arms training exercises.

The 21st annual bilateral exercise between the SAF and TNI-AD was aimed at enhancing interoperability and mutual understanding between the two nations.