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Formidable-Class Frigates
Formidable-Class Frigates

The newest addition to the RSN, the frigates are equipped with stealth technology to complement their advanced sensor and weapons suite. They are capable of dealing with multidimensional naval threats from the air, surface or underwater. They are to be equipped with organic naval helicopters which will significantly increase their war-fighting capabilities.

  • Length : 114 meters
  • Beam : 16 meters
  • Displacement : 3,200 tonnes
  • Speed : In excess of 25 knots
  • Range : >3,500 nautical miles
  • Crew : 72 + 19 air detachment
  • Weapons : HARPOON Surface-to-Surface Missiles, 76 mm OTO MELARA SRGM, ASTER Surface-to-Air Missile, WHITEHEAD A244S Torpedoes
  • Shipboard Helicopter : Sikorsky S-70B

See our participation in Exercise RIMPAC.


Victory-Class Missile Corvettes
Victory-Class Missile Corvettes

The Victory-class missile corvettes were commissioned in 1990 and 1991 and are equipped to deal with air, surface and underwater threats. They are the backbone of the RSN's strike capability and provide seaward defence and protection of Singapore's vital sea lines of communications.

  • Length : 62 meters
  • Beam : 8.5 meters
  • Displacement : 530 tonnes
  • Speed : In excess of 30 knots
  • Range : 2,000 nautical miles
  • Crew : 46
  • Weapons : HARPOON Surface-to-Surface Missiles, 76 mm OTO MELARA SRGM, BARAK Surface-to-Air Missile

Fearless-Class Patrol Vessels
Fearless-Class Patrol Vessels

The Fearless-class patrol vessels were built locally and attained operational status in 1997. They are propelled by waterjets instead of conventional propellers and are responsible for the coastal defence of Singapore.

  • Length : 55 meters
  • Beam : 8.5 meters
  • Displacement : 500 tonnes
  • Speed : In excess of 20 knots
  • Range : 1,800 nautical miles
  • Crew : 30
  • Weapons : 76 mm OTO MELARA SRGM, MISTRAL Surface-to-Air Missile/ TYPHOON Mk 25 Gun

Bedok-Class Mine Counter Measure Vessels
Bedok-Class Mine Counter Measure Vessels

These Swedish-designed Landsort-class Mine Counter Measure Vessels are equipped with remotely operated Mine Disposal Vessels which are capable of detecting, locating, identifying and destroying modern sea mines.

  • Length : 47.5 meters
  • Beam : 9.6 meters
  • Displacement : 360 tonnes
  • Speed : In excess of 15 knots
  • Range : 2,000 nautical miles
  • Crew : 31
  • Weapons : 40 mm BOFOR Gun
See MCMV particpation in MCMEX/DIVEX.

Endurance-Class Landing Ships Tank
Endurance-Class Landing Ships Tank

The Landing Ships Tank (LST) are the largest vessels in the RSN and were designed and built locally. Equipped with a well-dock and a flight deck, they provide sealift capability to the RSN. The LSTs have contributed to Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief in Aceh, Peace Support Operations and the Gulf of Aden as part of counter-piracy operations in the Northern Arabian Gulf.

  • Length : 141 meters
  • Beam : 21 meters
  • Displacement : 6,000 tonnes
  • Speed : In excess of 15 knots
  • Range : 5000 nautical miles
  • Crew : 81
  • Weapons : 76 mm OTO MELARA SRGM, MISTRAL Surface-to-Air Missile

MV Swift Rescue
MV Swift Rescue

The submarine support vessel, MV Swift Rescue, was launched by the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) in November 2008. The RSN is the first in the Southeast Asian region to acquire Submarine Escape and Rescue (SMER) capabilities with the equipping of the MV Swift Rescue and the submersible rescue vessel, Deep Search and Rescue Six (DSAR 6). The MV Swift Rescue and DSAR allow for the rapid and effective evacuation of personnel from distressed submarines.

  • Length : 85 meters
  • Beam : 18 meters
  • Displacement : 4,300 tonnes
  • Speed : 12 knots
  • Crew : 27
  • Length : 141 meters
  • Beam : 21 meters
  • Displacement : 6,000 tonnes
  • Speed : In excess of 15 knots
  • Crew : 81
  • Weapons : 76 mm OTO MELARA SRGM, MISTRAL Surface-to-Air Missile
  • Length : 141 meters
  • Beam : 21 meters
  • Displacement : 6,000 tonnes
  • Speed : In excess of 15 knots
  • Crew : 81
  • Weapons : 76 mm OTO MELARA SRGM, MISTRAL Surface-to-Air Missile
  • Length : 141 meters
  • Beam : 21 meters
  • Displacement : 6,000 tonnes
  • Speed : In excess of 15 knots
  • Crew : 81
  • Weapons : 76 mm OTO MELARA SRGM, MISTRAL Surface-to-Air Missile
  • Last updated on 10 Dec 2012
     
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