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Singapore discloses further details of Invincible-class submarines

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Key Points Singapore has given further details on the capabilities of its new Type 218SG submarines The vessels will be equipped with indigenously developed data analytics as well as sense-making systems Singapore's Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) has disclosed further details of its new Type 218SG air-independent propulsion (AIP)-equ...

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Singapore Chooses F-35 as next fighter

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Singapore’s Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) has announced that The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) and Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA) have completed their technical evaluation to identify the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) as the most suitable replacement for its F-16 fleet. The RSAF’s F-16 fleet which entered ...

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Indonesian Air Force orders eight additional H225Ms

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The Indonesian Air Force has ordered eight additional twin-engine multirole H225M helicopters as part of the country’s fleet-strengthening initiative for a combat search and rescue-capable fleet. Under the agreement between the Indonesian Ministry of Defence and PT Dirgantara Indonesia (Persero) (PTDI), the 11-ton combat-proven helicopters...

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Successfully Integration of counter UAS sensors in Light Armoured Vehicle

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MyDefence Communication announces the successful integration of Counter Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) technology in vehicle platforms for military forces. The integration of the drone sensors allows military operators to effectively detect and defeat enemy drones used for reconnaissance or as weapon delivery systems. MyDefence has developed advan...

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Future acquisition prioritisations for Malaysian forces

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The Malaysian Government continues to have ambitious plans for all branches of its armed forces, but more focus needs to be applied to budgetary commitment and acquisition prioritisation. With a general election to be held in 2018, it was expected that the defence budget for that year, announced at the end of October 2017, would not be geared to...

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Royal Thai Air Force expands fleet with additional H225M order

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Airbus Helicopters has secured an additional order of four H225M (previously known as EC725) multirole utility helicopters from the Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF), as part of the fleet strengthening programme. This follow-on order will bring the RTAF’s H225M fleet to 12 units by 2021. Specially equipped with emergency flotation gear, ...

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Singapore receives first A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT)

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Airbus has delivered the Republic of Singapore Air Force’s (RSAF) first A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT). The aircraft made its first official public appearance on Saturday 1st September 2018 at the RSAF’s 50th anniversary parade. The new-generation A330 MRTT extends the endurance of the RSAF’s fighter aircraft, and ens...

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Indonesia's PT PINDAD conducts successful live-firing demonstration of its latest Medium Tank.

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PT PINDAD conducted on 27 of August 2018 a successful live-firing demonstration of its latest “Medium Tank” at the Infantry Education Center of the Indonesian Army at Cipatat, West Bandung Regency. The attendance was composed by numerous high rank officers from various department of Ministry of Defence and the Indonesian Army. The M...

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Malaysian Air Force looks for affordable solution to fighter unavailability

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The Royal Malaysian Air Force is suffering major availability issues with two of its three main frontline types. These problems afflict the ten Russian-supplied Mikoyan MiG-29Ns and NUBs of 17 Squadron and the 18 Su-30MKMs of 11 Squadron. Malaysian Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu revealed on 31 July that only four of the 28 Russian aircraft in the...

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ST Engineering Launches LMV Dauntless for Singapore Navy

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ST Engineering’s Marine sector rolled out the seventh Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV) named Dauntless which was built for the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN). It is the seventh LMV built by the firm for the Navy since 2013 to replace Fearless-class Patrol Vessels. “We are committed to continue the good progress we have made thus fa...

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