Camps and bases of the Singapore Armed Forces

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The following is a list of the camps and bases of the Singapore Armed Forces. Since 1 April 2014, all camps have eased their camera phone restrictions after the trial from August 2012 to April 2013.

Note: The achievement is for all training areas to be consolidated at Pulau Tekong, Lim Chu Kang and the SAFTI Live Firing Area by 2040.

Camp/base Location Unit(s) Notes
Singapore Army
Amoy Quee Camp Ang Mo Kio Amoy Quee Camp also owns the training area for Seletar. (The military training area will be removed from December 2016 onwards)
Ayer Rajah Camp Ayer Rajah N/A Closed. All facilities transferred to Kranji Camp III.
Beach Road Camp Marina Centre N/A Closed in 2000, and demolished to make way for South Beach redevelopment project. It also had a military training area at Marina East formerly.
Bedok Camp Bedok
  • HQ 7th Singapore Infantry Brigade (HQ 7 SIB)
  • 1st Battalion Singapore Guards (1 GDS)
  • 3rd Battalion Singapore Guards (3 GDS)
  • HQ 21st Singapore Infantry Brigade (HQ 21 SIB)
  • Bedok Fitness Conditioning Centre (Bedok FCC)
Bedok Camp also owns the training area for the small section of Bedok.
Bukit Panjang Camp Bukit Timah
  • HQ 3rd Singapore Infantry Brigade (HQ 3 SIB)
  • 5th Battalion Singapore Infantry Regiment (5 SIR)
  • Military Security Department (MSD)
Buller Camp Queenstown N/A Closed and demolished.
Chia Keng Camp Serangoon Gardens N/A Closed in 1993.
Clementi Camp Clementi
  • HQ 2 People's Defence Force (HQ 2 PDF)
  • 8th Battalion Singapore Infantry Regiment (8 SIR)
  • SAFMPC MWDU Protection of Intallation (POI) K9 Platoon
Colombo Camp Clementi N/A Closed in 1975.
Depot Road Camp[1] Telok Blangah
Dieppe Barracks Yishun
  • HQ Singapore Guards (HQ GDS)
  • HQ 13th Singapore Infantry Brigade (HQ 13 SIB)
Gloucester Camp Ayer Rajah N/A Closed. All facilities transferred to Kranji Camp III.
Gombak Base Bukit Timah
Guillemard Camp Geylang N/A Closed.
Haig Road Camp Haig Road N/A Used by NCC HQ until 2001.
Hendon Camp Changi
Hill Street Camp City N/A Housed the Provost Company in 1967, used for military training in the city. Closed and demolished in the 1980s.
Hillview Camp Bukit Timah
Jalan Bahar Camp Jalan Bahar N/A Used by the SCDF 4th division, formerly Singapore Armoured Regiment.
Jalan Ibadat Camp N/A Formerly used by Singapore Armoured Regiment, demolished in 1970s.
Jubilee Camp N/A Leased by the Scouts from 1959 to 1973
Jurong Camp I Jurong
Jurong Camp II Jurong
  • Infantry Training Institute (ITI)
Kaki Bukit Camp Bedok
  • SAF Driving School (SAFDS)
  • HQ 29th Singapore Infantry Brigade (HQ 29 SIB)
Keat Hong Camp Sungei Tengah
  • HQ 8th Singapore Armoured Brigade (HQ 8 SAB)
  • 40th Battalion Singapore Armoured Regiment (40 SAR)
Keat Hong Camp formerly owns the military training area (Training Plot 3) for the Tengah area.
Keat Hong Camp I Choa Chu Kang N/A Closed. All facilities transferred to Keat Hong Camp.
Keat Hong Camp II Choa Chu Kang N/A Closed. All facilities transferred to Keat Hong Camp.
Khatib Camp Yishun
  • HQ Singapore Artillery (HQ SA)
  • Artillery Institute (AI)
  • 23rd Battalion Singapore Artillery (23 SA)
  • 24th Battalion Singapore Artillery (24 SA)
  • Khatib Training Support Centre (KTSC)
  • Khatib Fitness Conditioning Centre (Khatib FCC)
Khatib Camp also owns the military training area for Khatib and Simpang.
Kranji Camp I Kranji
  • HQ Military Police Command
  • Military Police Training School (MPTS)
  • SAF Detention Barracks
  • Military Police Enforcement Unit (MPEU)
  • Military Working Dog Unit (MWDU)
This is the only camp that have law enforcement agencies on it, similar to the Mowbray Camp and Police Dog K9 Unit.
Kranji Camp II Kranji
  • 41st Battalion Singapore Armoured Regiment (41 SAR)
  • 21st Battalion Singapore Artillery (21 SA)
  • HQ 54th Singapore Armoured Brigade (HQ 54 SAB)
  • SAF Court Martial Centre
  • Motorised Infantry Training Institute (MTI)
  • Kranji Fitness Conditioning Centre (Kranji FCC)
Kranji Camp II also owns the military training area for Yew Tee.
Kranji Camp III Kranji
  • Combat Service and Support Command (CSSCOM)
  • School of Logistics (SOL - Army)
  • Human Resource Institute (HRI)
  • Army Logistics Training Institute (ALTI)
  • Army Logistics Training Centre (ALTC)
  • 1st Army Maintenance Base (1 AMB)
  • CSSCOM Integrated Headquarters (IHQ)
  • Ordnance Engineering Training Institute (OETI)
  • HQ SAF Ammunition Command (HQSAFAC)
Ladang Camp Pulau Tekong
  • HQ Basic Military Training Centre (HQ BMTC)
  • Basic Military Training Centre School 1 (BMTC1)
  • Basic Military Training Centre School 2 (BMTC2)
  • Basic Military Training Centre School 3 (BMTC3)
Lim Chu Kang Camp I Tengah
  • 4th Battalion Singapore Infantry Regiment (4 SIR)
Lim Chu Kang Camp also owns the military training area at Ama Keng and Training Plot 2 (East).
Loyang Camp Loyang N/A Closed.
Maju Camp Clementi
  • 6th Battalion Singapore Infantry Regiment (6 SIR)
  • 9th Battalion Singapore Infantry Regiment (9 SIR)
  • HQ 1st Singapore Infantry Brigade (HQ 1 SIB)
  • HQ 24th Singapore Infantry Brigade (HQ 24 SIB)
  • HQ 32nd Singapore Infantry Brigade (HQ 32 SIB)
  • HQ SAF Volunteer Corps (SAFVC)
  • Maju Fitness Conditioning Centre (FCC)
Mandai Camp II Mandai Conducts driving courses for transport operators. It consists of the military training area for Marsiling and Mandai West, of which it had steep slopes and terrains. (The military training area will be removed from 2018 onwards)
Mandai Hill Camp Mandai
  • HQ 6th Singapore Division (HQ 6 DIV)
  • HQ 2nd Singapore Infantry Brigade (HQ 2 SIB)
  • 1st Battalion Singapore Infantry Regiment (1 SIR)
Mandai Hill Camp also owns the military training area for Jalan Kwok Min.
Mandai West Camp Mandai
  • Central Ammunition Depot
Mandai West Camp also owns the biggest military training area located at Jalan Gali Batu.
Mowbray Camp Kranji The SAF MP Command was moved to Kranji Camp in 2002.[2] Since then, Mowbray Camp had been converted into a Singapore Police Force dog K9 training facility.
Nee Soon Camp Yishun Nee Soon Camp also owns the military training area at Upper Thomson and Lentor. (Lentor area will have military training area removed from 2017 onwards, to make way for North-South Expressway. Upper Thomson will be later)
Nee Soon Driclad Yishun
  • 6th Army Maintenance Base (6AMB)
  • 3rd Army Maintenance Base (3AMB)
  • Supply Hub (East)
Pasir Laba Camp Pasir Laba
  • HQ Specialist and Warrant Officer Institute (HQ SWI)
  • Specialist Cadet School (SCS)
  • SAF Warrant Officer School (SAFWOS)
  • Army Training Doctrine Command (TRADOC)
  • Training Resource Management Centre (TRMC)
  • Army Training Evaluation Centre (ATEC)
  • School of Infantry Weapons (SIW)
  • SAF Military Intelligence Institute (SMI)
  • 1st Military Intelligence Battalion (1 MI)
  • Army Fitness Centre (AFC)
  • Basic Combat Training Centre (BCTC)
  • HQ Army Intelligence
Training Resource Management Centre also owns the biggest training area to date, of which it consists of the Poyan Reservoir, Tengeh Reservoir, Jalan Bahar, Pasir Laba, Wrexham and the SAFTI Live Firing Area.
Pasir Ris Camp Pasir Ris Pasir Ris Camp also owns the military training area at Pasir Ris.
Portsdown Camp Ayer Rajah N/A Closed. All facilities transferred to Kranji Camp III.
Pulau Blakang Mati Camp Sentosa N/A Closed.
Rifle Range Road Camp I Bukit Timah
  • SAF Ammunition Command (SAFAC)
Rifle Range Road Camp II Bukit Timah
  • School of Ammunition (SOA)
Rocky Hill Camp Pulau Tekong
  • Basic Military Training Centre School 4 (BMTC4)
SAFTI Military Institute Jurong
Sarimbun Camp Western Water Catchment N/A Closed. Now known as "Sarimbun Scout Camp" and managed by High Achievers Outdoor Consultants Pte Ltd.[3]
Selarang Camp Changi
Seletar Camp Seletar
Sembawang Camp Sembawang
  • Supply and Transport Centre (STC)
  • 1st Transport Battalion (1 TPT BN)
  • Naval Diving Unit (NDU)
  • 3rd Transport Battalion (3 TPT BN)
Simon Road Camp Hougang N/A Demolished in 2001.
Springleaf Camp Upper Thomson N/A Demolished in 2003.
Stagmont Camp Choa Chu Kang
Sungei Gedong Camp Lim Chu Kang Sungei Gedong Camp also owns various military training areas, such as the Neo Tiew buildings, Murai Urban Training Facility, Murai Urban Live Firing Facility, Training Plot 8S, SAFTI Live Firing Area, Training Plot 16 (Neo Tiew), Training Plot 16 (Site A), Training Plot 16 (Site B), Training Plot 16 (Site C), Training Plot 16 (Site D), Training Plot 16 (Site E), Training Plot 17 and Training Plot 8.
Taman Jurong Camp Taman Jurong N/A Closed.
Tampines Camp Tampines N/A Closed in 1987.
Tanah Merah Camp Tanah Merah N/A Closed in 1979.
Tanglin Camp Tanglin N/A Closed in early 1990s.
Tanjong Berlayer Camp Labrador N/A Closed.
Tanjong Gul Camp Pioneer N/A Closed.
Ulu Pandan Camp Ulu Pandan N/A Closed. The School of Military Medicine was based in Ulu Pandan Camp before it moved to Nee Soon Camp in 2003.[4] Ulu Pandan Camp has since then been converted into a hostel for the SIM University.
Woodlands Camp I Kranji N/A Closed.
Woodlands Camp II Kranji N/A Closed.
Republic of Singapore Navy
Changi Naval Base[5] Changi East
  • 171 Squadron (171 SQN)
  • 185 Squadron (185 SQN)
  • 191 Squadron (191 SQN)
  • Changi Defence Squadron (CDS)
  • Changi Maintenance Base (CMB)
  • HQ Fleet
  • HQ 1st Flotilla
  • HQ 3rd Flotilla
  • HQ TRACOM
  • HQ Navy Medical Service (NMS)
Tuas Naval Base[5] Tuas
  • 180 Squadron (180 SQN)
  • 181 Squadron (181 SQN)
  • 182/189 Squadron (182/189 SQN)
  • 188 Squadron (188 SQN)
  • 192/193 Squadron (192/193 SQN)
  • 194 Squadron (194 SQN)
  • FCTU
  • HQ MSTF
  • HQ NALCOM
  • Naval Materials and Transport Base (NMTB)
  • Tuas Defence Squadron (TDS)
  • Force Readiness Squadron (FRS)
Republic of Singapore Air Force
Changi Air Base (East)[6] Changi
  • 145 Squadron (145 SQN)[7]
  • Changi Air Base Field Defence Squadron K9 Platoon
Changi Air Base (West)[6] Changi
Chong Pang Camp Yishun
  • HQ Air Defence and Operations Command (HQ ADOC)
  • Air Logistics Squadron Air Defence and Operations Command (ALS ADOC)
  • Ground Logistics Squadron Air Defence and Operations Command (GLS ADOC)
Choa Chu Kang Camp Western Water Catchment
  • 201 Squadron (201 SQN)
Lim Chu Kang Camp II Tengah
  • 163 Squadron (163 SQN)
  • 165 Squadron (165 SQN)
  • Air Defence Group (ADG)
Murai Camp Western Water Catchment
  • 119 Squadron (119 SQN)
  • 128 Squadron (128 SQN)
Paya Lebar Air Base[6] Paya Lebar
Sembawang Air Base[6] Mandai
Seletar Airport Seletar
Tengah Air Base[6] Tengah
  • 111 Squadron (111 SQN)
  • 116 Squadron (116 SQN)
  • 140 Squadron (140 SQN)
  • 143 Squadron (143 SQN)
  • 205 Squadron (205 SQN)
  • 505 Squadron (505 SQN)
  • 605 Squadron (605 SQN)
  • 705 Squadron (705 SQN)
  • 805 Squadron (805 SQN)
  • 815 Squadron (815 SQN)
  • RSAF Black Knights[7]
  • Tengah Air Base Field Defence Squadron K9 Platoon

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Share your memories of CMPB at Depot Road". SPH Digital News. Retrieved 8 October 2014. 
  2. ^ "1966 - Bastion of Enforcement: The SAF MP Command". Mindef. 
  3. ^ http://www.scout.sg/resource/facilities/sarimbun-scout-camp/
  4. ^ "1968 - A Soldier's Lifeline: The School of Military Medicine". Mindef. 
  5. ^ a b "Bases". Republic of Singapore Navy website. Ministry of Defence Singapore. Retrieved 15 May 2011. 
  6. ^ a b c d e "Air Bases & Squadrons". Republic of Singapore Air Force website. Ministry of Defence Singapore. Retrieved 15 May 2011. 
  7. ^ a b c d e f "Republic of Singapore Air Force Order of Battle". Scramble.nl. Dutch Aviation Society. Retrieved 15 May 2011. 

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