(<20% NSmen actually manage to pass physical fitness test; >60% NSmen so terribly disabled/ infirm, they are exempted from taking any form of physical fitness test in SAF (no alternative modified fitness options available (swimming, cycling, speed walking etc) either)).
Operationally-ready national servicemen (NSmen) running as part of IPPT Preparatory Training (IPT) programme in Maju Camp on Sept 8, 2014. -- ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN -
: [SAF bends and stretches over IPPT: My Paper; 01Jul2014]
' [Tougher penalties for NSmen who skip IPPT; ST 31Oct2014]
[(116,000/2) / 300,000+] = <<19.33333%
considering that denominator is in excess of 300,000 personnel.
116,000 / 300,000 = <38.666%
testing to have their fitness recorded and computed annually.
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