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Military Exercise Near Buona Vista MRT Station on Feb 7, 2022

Military Exercise Near Buona Vista MRT Station on Feb 7, 2022

Images: The Star Vista/Facebook & SGTrains File

A military exercise conducted by the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) will take place at The Star Vista in Buona Vista from Monday night (Feb 7) to early Tuesday morning (Feb 8).

Train services for the East-West Line (EWL) and the Circle Line (CCL) at Buona Vista MRT station will not be affected by this exercise.

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SAF To Conduct Military Exercise at The Star Vista on Feb 7

Military Exercise conducted at the Shopping Mall

Image: The Star Vista/Facebook

Image: The Star Vista/Facebook

The military exercise conducted at The Star Vista will involve “ground and aerial elements, which include low-flying aircraft”, the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) said in a press release last Thursday (Feb 3).

“The public is advised to keep clear of the area, and not to be alarmed,” it added.

Establishment of Temporary Restricted Area for Aerial Activities

Temporary Restricted Area for Aerial Activities on Feb 7, 2022. (Image: MINDEF)

Temporary Restricted Area for Aerial Activities on Feb 7, 2022. (Image: MINDEF)

A temporary restricted area for aerial activities which include kite-flying and flying unmanned aircraft such as drones will be established around the area from 9pm on Monday and 1am on Tuesday.

In addition to The Star Vista, the restriction for aerial activities will include Buona Vista MRT station, parts of Dover Heights, Dover Ville, Ghim Moh Edge, Ghim Moh Valley and Rochester Park.

These aerial restrictions “ensure the safety of the public and low-flying aircraft in the area”, MINDEF added.

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Related Links
Circle Line – SGTrains
East-West Line – SGTrains

External Links
SAF Military and Live-Firing Exercises – MINDEF [Accessed 07 Feb 2022]
SAF to conduct military exercise at The Star Vista on Feb 7 – CNA [Accessed 07 Feb 2022]
No aerial activities allowed around The Star Vista on Feb 7 due to military exercise with low-flying aircraft: Mindef – TODAY [Accessed 07 Feb 2022]

Images by SGTrains File, The Star Vista/Facebook and MINDEF

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