RSS Endeavour (210) of the Republic Singapore Navy (RSN) performed a Passage Train (PASSEX) with the Royal Brunei Navy’s (RBN) KDB Daruttaqwa on Saturday as she transitted via the Sultanate’s waters whereas internet hosting the Midshipmen Sea Coaching Deployment (MSTD). The RBN stays dedicated to sustaining shut ties with the RSN and exploring avenues to construct capability in the direction of the objective of cooperation at sea. All planning and coordination conferences for the PASSEX was performed just about whereas its execution was performed with out bodily interplay between the 2 ships in keeping with COVID-19 pointers from the Prime Minister’s Workplace and Ministry of Well being.

In the course of the PASSEX, each ships performed a sequence of communications and manoeuvring workouts as an indication of continued longstanding friendship between the RBN and the RSN. This was adopted by a farewell move, which included ‘piping the facet and lining the deck’ to bid farewell and present gratitude for the friendship to conclude the ceremony. The PASSEX offered a chance for all crew and officers from each navies to boost their drills whereas performing the serials. Each captains expressed gratitude and fulfilment with the workouts and sit up for extra alternatives to strengthen naval ties sooner or later.


Republic Singapore Navy touchdown platform dock RSS Endeavour

Endeavour (210) is the fourth ship of the Endurance-class touchdown platform dock of the Republic of Singapore Navy. She was laid down in 1998 and launched on 12 February 2000. Commissioned on 7 April 2001 with the hull quantity 210. Two extra SAF process teams have been deployed to the Gulf of Aden, RSS Endurance from June to October 2010 and Endeavour from August 2011. The Endurance-class tank touchdown ships (LST) are the most important class of ships within the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN). They have been designed and constructed by Singapore Applied sciences (ST) Marine to interchange the outdated County-class tank touchdown ships. The 4 ships kind the Third Flotilla of the RSN.

KDB Daruttaqwa (09) is the fourth and final ship of the Darussalam-class offshore patrol vessels. The vessel is in lively service within the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN). KDB Daruttaqwa was constructed by Lürssen Werft firm in Germany across the late 2000s. She is a part of the second batch delivered from Germany to Brunei. KDB Daruttaqwa commissioned on 8 September 2014 at Muara Naval Base. All 4 sister ships work within the offshore patrol vessel position. Brunei ordered the Darussalam class from Lürssen, the identical firm that Brunei contracted to promote the Nakhoda Ragam-class corvettes, and the primary two vessels have been delivered in January 2011. The second batch of two ships have been delivered by 2014.

Brunei Navy KDB Daruttaqwa
Brunei Navy offshore patrol vessel KDB Daruttaqwa