|23Oct-8 Nov 99
||Ex SILVER COBRA.
A Brigade level command post exercise in Singapore as part of the FPDA commitment
requiring the Fire Support co-ordination Cell of 16 Field Regiment
|8-19 Nov 99
||Battalion Group Direct Support
|15-19 Nov 99
||Air Defence Troop LFX -
Kaipara. The annual AD Tp LFX at Kaipara
air weapons range. Two missiles will be fired at target drones similar to that event
conducted in 1998. The activity is closed for safety reasons however invitations will be
extended to those personnel requesting observer status during the shoot.
|22- 26 Nov 99
||Battalion Group Direct
Support Battery Testing Exercise. An Artillery Evaluation exercise
conducted by the Commanding Officer on the Direct support battery of the deployable
Battalion Group. The battery is a complete six gun sub-unit with associated support
detachments i.e. Met and survey.
The Commander of 2 LFG holds a Commanders Fortnight to conclude the years training
activities. The Regt actively participates in the fortnights festivities.
|12-30 Jan 2000
||Exercise THUNDER WARRIOR.
16 Fd Regt support to the Singaporean Armed Forces Artillery Battalion. 12
FH 2000 155mm medium guns deploy to Waiouru for a major LFX. 16 Fd Regts main effort for
the Jan period is to this exercise. Two gun detachments also deploy with the SAF Arty Bn
to learn mdm arty skills. It is likely the SAF will also have another TPQ-37 Weapon
locating radar as well as a UAV detachment.
|17Jan-30 Apr 2000
||School of Artillery
Individual Training Period.The Regt conducts almost all of the individual
training courses at the School of Artillery in the period 17 Jan - 30 Apr 2000. The main
effort of the Regt is dedicated to the School for this period other than the essential
support to EX TW and the SAF.