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Singapore to deploy massive surveillance balloon

Singapore to deploy massive surveillance balloon

Singapore will deploy a huge tethered surveillance balloon to boost its maritime and air security, the defence ministry has announced. The helium-filled “aerostat” will be equipped with radar equipment that can spot threats from as far as 200 kilometers (125 […]


Singapore F-15SGs at Exercise Pitch Black

F-15SG Singapore

Over 80 fighter jets from two opposing camps lit up the dark skies above the Northern Territory of Australia with trails of orange flames from their jet engines. Among them were F-15SG and F-16C/D fighter jets from the Republic of […]


Singapore to Buy Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) Kits

Singapore to Buy Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) Kits

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Singapore for Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) kits and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $63 million. The Defense Security […]


Singapore to buy Airbus refueling tankers for air force

Singapore to buy Airbus refueling tankers for air force

Singapore said Thursday it would replace its aging KC-135R air refueling tankers made by US firm Boeing with Airbus’s A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft. Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen told parliament of the decision to acquire the MRTT, which […]


Israel unveils “Super Heron” MALE drone

Israel unveils “Super Heron” MALE drone

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) on Tuesday unveiled the newest “Super Heron” drone at the Singapore Air Show, an aircraft that “redefines” Medium-Altitude Long-Endurance (MALE) unmanned aerial systems, said in a statement of IAI. The newest drone features a heavy fuel […]


Singapore Plans F-16 Block 52 Upgrade

Singapore Plans F-16 Block 52 Upgrade

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress January 13 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Singapore for an upgrade of F-16 Block 52 aircraft and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $2.43 billion. […]


Singapore Requests Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System

Singapore Requests Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Oct. 25 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Singapore for Guided Multiple Launch Rocket Systems (GMLRS) and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $96 million. The […]


Singapore To Buy AN/TPQ-53 Counterfire Acquisition Radar Systems

Singapore To Buy AN/TPQ-53 Counterfire Acquisition Radar Systems

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Singapore of 6 AN/TPQ-53 (V) Counterfire Target Acquisition Radar Systems and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $179 million. […]


Singapore to Buy Aster 30 Missiles, Upgrade F-16 Fighters

Singapore to Buy Aster 30 Missiles, Upgrade F-16 Fighters

Singapore Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen has announced the acquisition of MBDA Aster 30 medium-range air-defense missiles in a reply to a question in Parliament. The Aster will eplace the I-Hawks currently in service. The statement also described […]


 
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