Minister for Defence Ng Eng Hen visited the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) Peace Carvin V (PC Five) F-15SG Fighter Detachment at the Mountain Home Air Force Base (MHAFB) in Idaho yesterday in his introductory visit to the United States. The PC V detachment is home to about 180 RSAF personnel comprising pilots, weapons systems officers and ground crew. The RSAF F-15SG detachment was inaugurated in 2009.
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Training arrangements like PC V enable the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) to build up its operational capabilities and readiness, and are testament to the excellent and long-standing bilateral defence relations between Singapore and US. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong visited the detachment in 2010.