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Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and United States (US) President Donald Trump signed an agreement to renew the 1990 Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Regarding United States' Use of Facilities in Singapore on 24 Sep.
Over the years, the National Day Parade (NDP) has become more than a show or a celebration. It has become a national statement made by Singaporeans from all walks of life – about who we are and where we are headed.
For the first time, the prestigious SAF Scholarship – second only to the President’s Scholarship – has been awarded to a polytechnic graduate and a student from the School of the Arts (SOTA).
Having been with the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) for 22 years, Senior Lieutenant Colonel (SLTC) Fairoz Bin Hassan is no stranger to military training and exercises.
It is stronger, more lethal and provides all-round protection for its soldiers.
With 25 per cent of all traded goods in the world on more than 1,000 ships passing through the Singapore Strait each day, calm seas in the region are needed to ensure global commerce continues, said Defence Minister Dr Ng Eng Hen.
The Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) and Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) is arming itself with new assets and technologies to take Singapore into the next phase of defence
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.
From late June to September this year, a Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) team led a multinational task force in coordinating operations to deter and disrupt piracy in the Gulf of Aden. The three-month deployment was a success – there were zero piracy cases.