ST Engineering’s Marine sector has launched the seventh Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV), Dauntless, designed and built for the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN).
The LMV programme that started in 2013 will replace the RSN’s current fleet of Fearless-class Patrol Vessels, also designed and built by ST Engineering’s Marine sector in the 1990s. The LMVs are 2.5 times larger, and possess better seakeeping capabilities to operate in higher sea state conditions, amongst other attributes, the company said in a statement Saturday.
The company has delivered five vessels till date - LMV Independence, LMV Sovereignty, LMV Unity, LMV Justice and LMV Indomitable. The sixth vessel, LMV Fortitude was launched in March this year, and the keel for the eighth LMV was laid a month after.
The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) decommissioned two Fearless-class Patrol Vessels (PVs) RSS Daring and RSS Resilience at a sunset ceremony at Tuas Naval Base Thursday. Officiated by Chief of Navy Rear-Admiral (RADM) Lew Chuen Hong, the ceremony marked the progressive handing over of duties from the PVs to the new Littoral Mission Vessels (LMVs), the Singapore Ministry of Defense said in a statement Thursday
Singapore plans to replace its Victory-class Missile Corvettes (MCVs), the current mainstay of its naval surface combat fleet, with more capable Multi-Role Combat Vessels (MRCVs) by 2025. The MRCVs will contain configurable modular payloads and unmanned systems to function as flexible "motherships" capable of deploying unmanned drones to suit various missions from peace to war, according to a '
Singapores Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen said Friday that the countrys plan to replace its aging fleet of F-16 fighter aircraft will be announced soon, listing a number of manufacturers that could be in the running for a deal potentially worth billions of dollars. Singapores fleet of around 60 F-16 jets are at the tail end of their service and Ng Eng Hen told reporters on June 29 that the decision will be made in few months
Singapores Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA) and Boeing signed the first project agreement to commence joint research and co-development in data analytics earlier at the inaugural Singapore Defence Technology Summit. DSTA Chief Executive Mr Tan Peng Yam said: “Under this agreement, we will jointly develop an information management tool leveraging data analytics to identify trends and insights on aircraft performance
Singapore launched first of four new Type 218SG submarines, ‘Invincible, at the Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) shipyard in port city Kiel located about 90km from Hamburg in northern Germany on Monday. The RSN, the Defence Science and Technology Agency, German defence contractor thyssenkrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) worked together on the design and building of the submarine
ST Engineerings Marine sector has launched the eighth Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV), Fearless, designed and built for the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN), the company said in a statement Saturday. The LMV programme that started in 2013 will replace the RSNs current fleet of Fearless-class Patrol Vessels, also designed and built by ST Engineerings Marine sector in the 1990s
The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) and Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA) have completed their technical evaluation to select the next generation fighter to replace its F-16s. The F-16s will have to retire soon after 2030 and the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) has been identified as the most suitable replacement to maintain the RSAF's capabilities, Singapores Ministry of Defense said in a statement Friday
ST Engineerings marine arm has won contracts worth S$560 million ($414 million) combined, in the last quarter of 2018. The Ministry of Home Affairs awarded a contract for the design, construction and maintenance of Fast Patrol Boats for the Singapore Police Coast Guard
The United States Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) has awarded a $244 million contract to ST Engineerings US shipyard for the detailed design and construction of two firm and up to four optional Auxiliary Personnel Lighter Small APL class Berthing Barges. The anticipated delivery periods of the two firm vessels are in the second and third quarter of 2020, respectively
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