Airbus has delivered the Republic of Singapore Air Force’s (RSAF) first A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) which will replace its 20 year old Boeing KC-135 aircraft.
The aircraft made its first official public appearance on Saturday 1 September 2018 at the RSAF’s 50th anniversary parade.
The new-generation A330 MRTT extends the endurance of the RSAF’s fighter aircraft, and ensures the service’s continued capability to provide air-to-air refuelling support.
It also provides the RSAF with greater cargo and passenger transport capabilities, and enhances its ability to contribute to international humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HADR) and peace support operations.
France has ordered additional eight A330 Multi-role Tanker Transport Aircraft from Airbus. The French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) has placed the order
Thales announced today that it has been awarded contract for its new TopShield-400 Controlled Reception Pattern Antenna system (CRPA) for the future French Tanker. Thales will provide Airbus Defense & Space with its new GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) Controlled Reception Pattern Antenna system TopShield-400 to equip the 12 MRTTs (multi-role transport tanker) ordered by the French Procurement Agency (DGA)
Singapore has selected Airbus Defence and Space to supply six A330 MRTT new generation air-to-air refuelling aircraft for the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF). Singapores choice of the A330 MRTT makes it the sixth nation to select the type following Australia, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom which have ordered a total of 28 aircraft, and India which is in the final stages of contractual negotiations for six aircraft
Singapore today confirmed its decision to buy the Airbus's A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft as a replacement to its ageing Boeing KC-135R air refuelling tankers. Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen told parliament of the decision to acquire the MRTT but did not say how many the country will buy
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
The Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) has taken delivery of its first Airbus A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft, the company announced Wednesday. The new-generation A330 MRTT extends the endurance and range of the ROKAFs fighter aircraft, and provides the service with strategic transport capability for passengers and freight
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
Airbus has received a firm order from the French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) for an additional three A330 MRTT Multi-Role Tanker Transport aircraft. The aircraft, known as Phénix in French service, constitute the third and final tranche of the multi-year contract for 12 A330 MRTTs signed by the French Ministry of Defence in 2014, the company said in a statement Thursday
South Korean Air Force will get its first Airbus A330 MRTT Aerial refueling tanker by the middle of the current month allowing it to increase the operational radius of its fighter aircraft. The aerial refueling tanker will undergo acceptance tests for one month after delivery to confirm quality requirements specified for weapons and equipment delivered to the military have been met, a military official was quoted as saying to the Yonhap news agency
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