Singapore Armed Forces

Type: Organization
Name: Singapore Armed Forces
Nationality: Singapore
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Singapore's naval divers

The Navy's combat divers, like the commandos, are among the Singapore Armed Forces' toughest servicemen. Only the fittest are picked for a chance at this elite military vocation, and not everyone survives the rigorous training regime that pushes their ... [Published Asiaone - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Two permanent secretaries appointed

THE civil service has made two new permanent secretary appointments. The current Permanent Secretary for Defence Development at the Ministry of Defence (Mindef), Major-General (NS) Ng Chee Khern, and Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) veteran Albert Chua ... [Published Asiaone - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Record number of military experts appointed

A total of 91 senior military experts were appointed at a ceremony yesterday - the highest number of servicemen to receive the rank since it was introduced in 2011. The record number reflects a growing demand for experts in specialised fields such as ... [Published Asiaone - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

SAF, 'Cacti' partner for Tiger Balm 14

SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii – Soldiers from Singapore and the United States conducted a live-fire exercise together, here, at Schofield Barracks, July 22-23, 2014, during Exercise Tiger Balm 14.The Singapore soldiers from the 23rd Singapore Infantry Brigade, ... [Published DVIDS - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Singapore agrees to exchange knowhow and experiences with Thai Armed Forces

, at 1030hrs, at the Royal Thai Army Headquarters, Lt.Gen. Ng Chee Meng, Chief of Defense Force of the Singapore Armed Forces, paid a courtesy call on the Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Thai Army and Chief of National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) ... [Published Noodls - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

Crucial role of military experts in sharpening SAF's capabilities

SINGAPORE: Never stop learning and continue to deepen your expertise.That's the message Second Minister for Defence Chan Chun Sing had for 91 servicemen and women appointed senior military experts in the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) at a ceremony on Wednesday ... [Published Channel NewsAsia - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Key features of the new HQ

[SINGAPORE] Commonwealth Food Services Pte Ltd will oversee the construction of the new headquarters for Commonwealth Capital's food businesses.Commonwealth Capital owns two-thirds of PastaMania and a number of other outlets such as Swissbake. The building ... [Published Business Times Singapore - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 2 reports

SAF must remain strong, credible force: Tharman

SINGAPORE — While Singapore has enjoyed peace, prosperity and progress for the past 49 years, the Republic’s success and stability must never be taken for granted because risks and volatility elsewhere could easily affect us and new security challenges ... [Published Today Online - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

'Birthday cake' fireworks?

When Military Expert 6 (ME6) Cheong Heng Wan, 46, was a boy, he enjoyed watching his neighbour play with fireworks. "I could only watch, as my family was too poor to afford fireworks," he recalled. Today, as the chairman of this year's National Day Parade ... [Published Asiaone - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 2 reports

More than a few good men

President Tony Tan hosted about 700 personnel from the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) and the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) to a garden reception at the Istana yesterday evening. The annual reception serves to recognise the commitment of MINDEF personnel ... [Published Today Online - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 3 reports

SAF chief goes out of his way to know 'way of life'

SINGAPORE - Singapore's eighth Chief of Defence Force may be the top man in the country's military, but that did not stop him from lugging 20kg of combat gear on a 32km route march among junior comrades less than half his age. Lieutenant-General Ng Chee ... [Published Asiaone - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 2 reports

SAF may buy large warship for use in disaster zones

SINGAPORE - The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) is likely to acquire a bigger warship that can carry more helicopters as it looks to expand its role and do more in the world's potential flashpoints, said Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen. Such roles include participation ... [Published Asiaone - Jul 03 2014]

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The member of the Committee to Strengthen National Service said: "We shouldn't allow three or five stations to define what is required to be fit."

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Two permanent secretaries appointed [Published Asiaone - Jul 27 2014]
Singapore's naval divers [Published Asiaone - Jul 27 2014]
New IPPT system gives hope [Published Asiaone - Jul 27 2014]
Record number of military experts appointed [Published Asiaone - Jul 26 2014]
Revised IPPT represents a lowering of standards [Published Today Online - Jul 25 2014]
SAF, 'Cacti' partner for Tiger Balm 14 [Published DVIDS - Jul 25 2014]
Easier IPPT will not mean lower fitness standar... [Published Asiaone - Jul 25 2014]
Army chief: Soldiers still combat-fit [Published Asiaone - Jul 25 2014]
Change was to make IPPT ‘easier to train for’ [Published Today Online - Jul 24 2014]
Singapore agrees to exchange knowhow and experi... [Published Noodls - Jul 24 2014]
MINDEF announces details of new IPPT scoring sy... [Published Today Online - Jul 24 2014]
IPPT simplified to just three test stations [Published Asiaone - Jul 24 2014]
Crucial role of military experts in sharpening ... [Published Channel NewsAsia - Jul 23 2014]
91 Graduate as SAF Senior Military Experts [Published Noodls - Jul 23 2014]
Mindef's IPPT to have just three test stations [Published InSing.com - Jul 23 2014]
Key features of the new HQ [Published Business Times Singapore - Jul 21 2014]
SAF must remain strong, credible force: Tharman [Published Today Online - Jul 20 2014]
NSmen the cornerstone of Singapore defence: DPM... [Published Channel NewsAsia - Jul 20 2014]
553 Commissioned as SAF Officers [Published Noodls - Jul 20 2014]
'Birthday cake' fireworks? [Published Asiaone - Jul 19 2014]
Expertise Conversion Scheme: Pioneer Batch Grad... [Published Noodls - Jul 18 2014]
Vice Chairman of the People's Republic of China... [Published Noodls - Jul 16 2014]
New $10m fund for defence scientists, engineers [Published Asiaone - Jul 14 2014]
Why this Fellow? Because I always ask why [Published Asiaone - Jul 14 2014]
Fire down below [Published Asiaone - Jul 13 2014]
More than a few good men [Published Today Online - Jul 13 2014]
MINDEF, SAF personnel recognised at Istana rece... [Published XinMsn - Jul 13 2014]
Singapore stages safety drill for ferry disasters [Published VietnamPlus - Jul 12 2014]
Beyond the riot: 5 questions [Published Asiaone - Jul 12 2014]
Over 1,000 take part in safety drill for ferry ... [Published Today Online - Jul 11 2014]
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SAF honours 193 personnel [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jun 27 2014]
Published on June 27, 2014 by David Rider ·No Comments Minster for Defence presides over medal ceremony. SAF honours 193 personnel for contributions to international counter-piracy efforts SINGAPORE – Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen presented ...
World: Singapore: Military officers from Asia P... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - May 07 2014]
Source: International Committee of the Red CrossCountry: World Singapore (ICRC) – In cooperation with the Singapore Armed Forces, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) launched a workshop this week on the law of armed conflict at sea. The ...
Emotional send-off as S'pore servicemen leave f... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Mar 28 2014]
SINGAPORE – A 151-strong Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) task group has been deployed to the Gulf of Aden as part of international counter-piracy operations. The Republic of Singapore Navy said on its Facebook page that it was taking part in a 30-nation ...
Singapore Ship joins CMF mission [Published Maritime Security Review - Mar 25 2014]
The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) has deployed a task group in support of the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) counter-piracy efforts in the Gulf for the Continue Reading » ...
Republic of Singapore Ship Tenacious joins CMF ... [Published Combined Maritime Forces - Mar 25 2014]
The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) has deployed a task group in support of the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) counter-piracy efforts in the Gulf for the fifth time. During its three-month deployment, the SAF task group will join the CMF counter piracy ...
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