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, Singapore’s Ministry of Defense said in a statement Friday.
However, the technical evaluation also concluded that the RSAF should first purchase a small number of F-35 JSFs for a full evaluation of their capabilities and suitability before deciding on a full fleet. In the next phase, MINDEF will discuss details with relevant parties in the US before confirming its decision to acquire the F-35 JSFs for Singapore's defence capabilities.
Airbus has delivered the Republic of Singapore Air Forces (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 RSAFs 50th anniversary parade
ST Engineerings 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 RSNs current fleet of Fearless-class Patrol Vessels, also designed and built by ST Engineerings Marine sector in the 1990s
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 '
The United States Navy has awarded ST Engineering Ltd's VT Halter Marine, its shipbuilding business in Mississippi $1.9 billion (S$2
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
Lockheed Martin has unveiled the first operational F-35A Lightning II combat aircraft built for Netherlands in Texas. The fifth generation fighter will be delivered to the Dutch country later this year, Lt
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