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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.
The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) now has its first fully customised submarine.
Mrs Ivy Ng, wife of Defence Minister Dr Ng Eng Hen, launched the submarine Invincible at the thyssenKrupp Marine Systems shipyard in Kiel, Germany, on 18 Feb.
In view of the changing circumstances in the South China Sea dispute, "ASEAN has taken a practical approach, to work on the Code of Conduct to constrain, if not bind, behaviour".
The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) will be putting in place new safety measures to prevent training accidents.
These include affixing additional emergency horn (e-horn) activation buttons and rear-view cameras to all Bionix Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFVs) used for training.