U.S. troops next year will send warships to deploy about 10 months in Singapore
BEIJING, May 10, according to foreign reports, the U.S. Navy said on the 9th, the first batch of new naval vessels will be next spring start stationed in Singapore, the local resident about 10.
in charge of the Navy responsible for the sea battle Luo Wende (Thomas Rowden) Major General, stationed in Singapore’s offshore ships “free” will help the rotation of personnel, logistics, and maintenance of ships and other work.
Luo Wende said on a conference call, the United States from next spring, the vessels that reside in Singapore about 10 months. It is also to ensure that the deployment task to the success of military training.
this Major General Executive Executive Murdoch deployment tasks, Jim Murdoch, said in a conference call that “freedom,” the USS core crew of 40 maintenance period does not require too much local control in Singapore .
He said a less than 40 American groups will permanently reside in Singapore, including the U.S. Navy military and contractor personnel. In addition, when U.S. warships moored in Singapore to carry out routine maintenance, you also need access to other people.
Murdoch said, is headquartered in the U.S. Pacific Fleet, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, USA, is continuing to consult with the Government of Singapore to discuss the details of the warships of the U.S. military presence in Singapore.