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Smarter, Faster and Sharper: Singapore Navy Launches First Littoral Ship

Littoral Mission Vessel

Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen officiated at the launching ceremony of the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN)’s first Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV), Independence, at the Singapore Technologies Marine (ST Marine)’s Benoi shipyard today. The LMV was launched by […]


Republic of Singapore Air Force’s F-16 Upgrade Program

Republic of Singapore Air Force’s F-16 Upgrade Program

The upgrade of the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF)’s F-16 fighter aircraft seeks to equip the RSAF’s ageing fleet of F-16s – which first entered service in 1998 – with new and advanced capabilities to keep them operationally relevant. […]


Singapore and Chinese Navies Conclude Inaugural Bilateral Naval Exercise

Singapore and Chinese Navies Conclude Inaugural Bilateral Naval Exercise

Commanders of the Task Groups for the exercise, the RSN’s Colonel Ken Cheong (right) and the PLA(N)’s Senior Captain Zhang Ming Qiang (left), exchanging plaques during the Closing Ceremony onboard RSS Intrepid. The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) and the […]


Singapore to Upgrade its F-16 Block 52 Fighter Jets

Singapore to Upgrade its F-16 Block 52 Fighter Jets

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Singapore for the F-16 Block 52 Upgrade Program and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $130 million. The Defense Security Cooperation […]


Singapore Telecom to buy US cybersecurity firm for $810 mn

Singapore Telecom to buy US cybersecurity firm for $810 mn

Singapore Telecom (Singtel) said Wednesday it will buy almost all of US cybersecurity firm Trustwave for $810 million, saying it was looking to become “a global player” in the sector. Southeast Asia’s biggest telecom firm by revenue said it will […]


Four US littoral combat ships to operate out of Singapore by 2018

The littoral combat ship Independence (LCS 2)

Four US warships designed to fight in coastal areas similar to Southeast Asian waters will operate out of Singapore by 2018, a senior US Navy official said Tuesday, further underscoring Washington’s military tilt to Asia. The “rotational deployment” of the […]


New arrest in US Navy bribery scandal

New arrest in US Navy bribery scandal

A former top US Navy officer was arrested Tuesday over a bribery scandal centered on a Singapore-based contracting firm, in which seven people have already pleaded guilty, officials said. Paul Simpkins, 60, was arrested in Virginia and charged with conspiracy […]


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 […]


 
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