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President Halimah visits NDP mobile column participants
COMMUNITY
15-Jul-19

"This is a significant year for the mobile Column…it is the 50th year in which we will see (them) participate in the National Day Parade (NDP), starting from 1969 at the Padang… and it is a chance to showcase the capabilities of our servicemen and women, who are important for the defence of our country."

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ASEAN defence ministers commit to sustainable security cooperation
ASEAN defence ministers commit to sustainable security cooperation
DIPLOMACY
11-Jul-19

Defence ministers from the 10 ASEAN countries signed the 13th ASEAN Defence Ministers' Meeting (ADMM) Joint Declaration on Sustainable Security on 11 Jul during the 13th ADMM in Bangkok, Thailand.

A youthful & forward-looking Show for NDP 2019
A youthful & forward-looking Show for NDP 2019
COMMUNITY
03-Jul-19

With more than 2,300 youths forming the bulk of its performers, this year’s National Day Parade (NDP) Show segment is an inspiration for young Singaporeans to take ownership of their future.

Servicemen reaffirm commitment to the defence of Singapore
Servicemen reaffirm commitment to the defence of Singapore
COMMUNITY
01-Jul-19

This Singapore Armed Day (SAF) Day, 255 Operationally Ready National Servicemen (NSmen) from 110 companies came together to reaffirm their commitment to the nation’s defence at the University Cultural Centre (UCC), as part of the SAF Day Combined Rededication Ceremonies held in four locations across the island.

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Kicking up a row
Kicking up a row
PEOPLE
01-Jul-19

He used to sail the high seas. Now, he rows on dry land. Meet former naval officer CPT (NS) David Han, who opened Singapore’s first dedicated indoor rowing studio.

ARMed for OUR 5e0ple FEATURE
ARMed for OUR 5e0ple
OPS & TRAINING
01-Jul-19

As the Singapore Armed Forces' (SAF's) Armour formation turns 50 and adds a new fighting vehicle to its fold, PIONEER takes a look at how far it has come.

For safer seas FEATURE
For safer seas
DIPLOMACY
01-Jul-19

Catch the highlights of the region's largest maritime defence exhibition.

Living to the Fullest
Living to the Fullest
PEOPLE
01-Jul-19

A cancer scare and vision loss was a wake-up call for Intelligence Warrant Officer 3WO (NS) Chew Guo Quan, 37, to live his life with no regrets.

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She loves a good challenge
She loves a good challenge
PEOPLE
01-Jul-19

As a cyberthreat analyst working in the private sector, Ms Serena Ong’s interest was piqued when the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) announced the setting up of the Defence Cyber Organisation (DCO) in 2017.

SAF to do more with less manpower; set up cyber formation: Dr Ng
SAF to do more with less manpower; set up cyber formation: Dr Ng
OPS & TRAINING
30-Jun-19

The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) will continue to invest in platforms that can deliver greater combat power using less manpower, set up a cyber formation comprising a strong core of Regulars, build high-tech training facilities, and to optimise the deployment of national servicemen.

NDP Mobile Column celebrates Singapore's strength
NDP Mobile Column celebrates Singapore's strength
COMMUNITY
29-Jun-19

Fifty years ago, Brigadier-General (BG) (Ret) Colin Theseira was one of the 36 officers who participated in the inaugural Mobile Column.

Smart tech, agile defence discussed at tech summit
Smart tech, agile defence discussed at tech summit
TECHNOLOGY
28-Jun-19

Harnessing advanced technologies, putting in place agile systems and collaborating with industries are some of the things that the defence technology sector has to do to keep up with rapid change.

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