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Singapore Enhances Aerial, Maritime Surveillance Capabilities with 55 m Aerostat

in Maritime by Malaysian Defence Directory

The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) has begun local tests of a 55 m tethered aerostat system that was acquired to enhance the republic's continuous airborne radar coverage and maritime surveillance capabilities.


Publish Date : Nov 30, 2016

The Latest Version of Terrex

in defence by Malaysian Defence Directory

TERREX 3 is the latest variant aimed at the export market of the line Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) TERREX 8x8, designed and built with the cooperation between the two companies ST Kinetics (Singapore) and Timoney Technology (Ireland ).


Publish Date : Feb 06, 2017

Singapore Completes Checks on Terrex Vehicles Previously Detained by Hong Kong

in Aircraft & Components by Malaysian Defence Directory

The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) has completed a series of checks and maintenance tasks on the nine 8x8 Terrex infantry carrier vehicles (ICVs) previously detained by the Hong Kong authorities, the Singapore Army announced via an official social medi


Publish Date : Feb 08, 2017

Modest Increase for Singapore's 2017 Defence Budget

in defence by Malaysian Defence Directory

Singapore has announced a 2017 defence budget of SGD14.2 billion (USD10 billion), a modest increase over spending the previous year. Announced by the government on 20 February, the allocations represents a 1.6% increase against the initial 2016 defe


Publish Date : Feb 22, 2017

SAIC Unveils First Amphibi Combat Vehicle 1.1 to U.S. Marine Corps

in Maritime by Malaysian Defence Directory

CHARLESTON, S.C.--Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) today unveiled its first Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) 1.1 prototype to the U.S. Marine Corps during a ceremony held at the company’s integration facility in Charleston, South


Publish Date : Feb 23, 2017

NZ could Host Singapore's Fighter Jets at Ohakea

in defence by Malaysian Defence Directory

Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee confirmed that the Singapore Government in undertaking a feasibility study to determine what the move would entail, including housing and education needs of family. That study needed to be completed before any proposa


Publish Date : Feb 25, 2017

More LPD will be Built by PT PAL

by Malaysian Defence Directory

PT PAL CEO M Firmansyah Arifin disclosed that in addition to the three additional, fullyarmed FMBs, the Navy planned to commission a Banjarmasin-class landing platform dock (LPD), an amphibious warship able to transport and land troops as well as equ


Publish Date : Feb 06, 2017

Kelvin Hughes Ongoing Success in Malaysia

by Malaysian Defence Directory

“Our ongoing success in meeting the navigational needs of Malaysian maritime forces is further evidence of our ability to deliver the very best situational awareness solutions. In particular, our solid-state SharpEye™ systems offer ultra-high reliabi


Publish Date : Feb 16, 2017

Boeing to Provide Malaysia, Thailand, Australia and Other Countries with Harpoon Missile Spares

in defence by Malaysian Defence Directory

The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, is being awarded a $12,399,305 firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of spares in support of Harpoon and Stand-Off Land Attack Missile-Expanded Response (SLAM-ER) for the Navy (83); and the governments of


Publish Date : Feb 18, 2017

MMEA Builds Six New Vessels to Beef up Security in Sabah, Sarawak

in defence by Malaysian Defence Directory

MMEA director-general Datuk Seri Ahmad Puzi Ab Kahar said two of the vessels would be deployed in the waters of Sarawak and Sabah and the remaining in the waters of Peninsular Malaysia to cover areas where the country shared its maritime borders with


Publish Date : Feb 27, 2017

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