Fokker 50 Maritime Patrol Aircraft

Our eyes in the sky

The maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) is jointly operated by the Republic of Singapore Navy and the Republic of Singapore Air Force. Its mission is to provide maritime air surveillance and to protect the seaward defence and sea lines of communication of Singapore. The MPA is currently involved in the “Eyes in the Sky” Combined Maritime Air Patrols under the Malacca Straits Patrol, together with its counterparts from Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand.

Length:
25 metres

Wingspan:
29 metres

Speed:
220 knots

Endurance:
8 hours

Weapons:
Harpoon Surface-to-Surface Missiles