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Two to fly: siblings win Amazing Flying Machine prizes
TECHNOLOGY
25-Mar-19

When siblings Koh Niann Tsyr, 16, and Koh Tze Wang, 14, say they are "flying together", they don't mean that they are going on a family holiday – they are actually building and operating their own flying machines!

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New BMTC School V enhances NS experience for service-fit soldiers: SMS Heng
New BMTC School V enhances NS experience for service-fit soldiers: SMS Heng
OPS & TRAINING
18-Mar-19

The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) has set up a new dedicated training school for service-fit recruits.

From obese recruit to Commando officer
From obese recruit to Commando officer
MILESTONES
16-Mar-19

Back when he was in the obese company in Basic Military Training (BMT), 2nd Lieutenant (2LT) Hamaran Muthayya pushed himself at every physical training.

March
March
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Coordinated air defence against terror
Coordinated air defence against terror
OPS & TRAINING
14-Mar-19

A distress call has been received by the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS). A commercial aircraft has been hijacked by terrorists and is en route to Singapore. The terrorists threaten to blow up the aircraft and kill all the passengers and crew on board.

Strong SAF; steady investments crucial for Singapore’s defence: Dr Ng
Strong SAF; steady investments crucial for Singapore’s defence: Dr Ng
OPS & TRAINING
01-Mar-19

A strong Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) protects Singapore and Singaporeans. To continue to do so, persistent investments and efforts must be made to build the next-generation SAF that will allow it to respond better to security threats.

Safety inspections for all field training; enhanced NS experience: Mr Heng
Safety inspections for all field training; enhanced NS experience: Mr Heng
OPS & TRAINING
01-Mar-19

To enhance training safety, there will be mandatory inspections of all field training conducted by the Army, Senior Minister of State for Defence Heng Chee How said in Parliament on 1 Mar.

Females in the force
COVER STORY
Females in the force
PEOPLE
01-Mar-19

To commemorate International Women’s Day, PIONEER takes a look at six inspiring servicewomen who have stepped up to defend Singapore.

ONGOING
MAR PIONEER CONTEST
Stand to win one of three $60 CapitaLand vouchers!
Strengthening training safety FEATURE
Strengthening training safety
OPS & TRAINING
01-Mar-19

The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) is reviewing and strengthening its safety procedures to ensure that training continues to be safe for all servicemen and women.

Canteen gems FEATURE
Canteen gems
COMMUNITY
01-Mar-19

We hunt down good eats at three Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) canteens. Don’t read this on an empty stomach.

En garde!
En garde!
PEOPLE
01-Mar-19

PIONEER unmasks fencer and Southeast Asian (SEA) Games medallist 2nd Lieutenant (2LT) Jet Ng and finds out how the 20-year-old balances being a national athlete with serving his full-time National Service (NS).

Back to serve
Back to serve
PEOPLE
01-Mar-19

After spending most of his life abroad, 3rd Sergeant (3SG) Arthur Chia returns to Singapore to serve his nation.

Photo of the month
Chua Soon Lye