Singapore Armed Forces

Type: Organization
Name: Singapore Armed Forces
Nationality: Singapore
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

SAF expands training apps and content offline and on mobile

SINGAPORE - Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) service personnel will now be able to access training apps and content offline and on mobile, with a single login. Dubbed the LEARNet Portal 2.0, it is SAF's second iteration of its internet-based learning platform ... [Published Asiaone - 4 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Enhanced SAF online learning portal to be deployed from November

SINGAPORE: The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) will roll out its enhanced e-learning portal, called LEARNet Portal 2.0, from November this year, the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) announced on Wednesday (Oct 1).The upgraded portal features new apps and functionalities ... [Published Channel NewsAsia - 7 hours ago]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

SAF adds 993 specialists to its ranks

SINGAPORE - 993 Specialist Cadets (SCTs) from the Singapore Army, the Republic of Singapore Navy and the Republic of Singapore Air Force graduated as specialists of the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) today (Sept 26). A Ministry Of Defence statement said ... [Published Asiaone - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

SAF Participates in Exercise Suman Warrior 2014

The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) participated in the Five Power Defence Arrangements (FPDA) command post exercise, codenamed Exercise Suman Warrior, from 15 to 25 September 2014 in Palmerston North, New Zealand. Hosted by the New Zealand Defence Force, ... [Published Noodls - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Singapore Army Embraces Wearable Technology To Help NSmen Prepare For IPPT!

By Jacky | Vulcan Post  –Singaporeans would be familiar with the Individual Physical Proficiency Test: first introduced in Singapore back in 1967, the IPPT is a standard physical fitness test used by the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF), Singapore Police ... [Published Yahoo! Singapore - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Indonesia's new government to focus on national security issues and economic growth

SINGAPORE: The incoming Indonesian government plans to focus on tackling national security issues while putting in measures to achieve a seven per cent economic growth in three years.Indonesia's President-elect Joko Widodo assumes office next month, and ... [Published Channel NewsAsia - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Lion City kid

SINGAPORE - It might be hard to imagine him in tights but street-wise Singaporean rapper Shigga Shay took ballet classes during national service.The 22-year-old, who completed his national service last month, said his time in the Singapore Armed Forces ... [Published Asiaone - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 5 reports

Regional relief coordination centre opens in Changi

A new disaster relief centre in Singapore has begun operations, with the aim of enabling militaries in the region to get to where they are needed quickly when disaster strikes. The Changi-based outfit acts as a single contact point which can activate ... [Published Asiaone - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

LTA chief appointed as MND Permanent Secretary

SINGAPORE: Mr Chew Hock Yong, Chief Executive of the Land Transport Authority (LTA), will take on a new role in October, after the Public Service Division (PSD) announced that he will be appointed Second Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of National ... [Published Channel NewsAsia - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 2 reports

Singapore & France reaffirm bilateral defence relationship

SINGAPORE - France and Singapore have reaffirmed the bilateral defence relationship between the two countries, during Defence Minister Dr Ng Eng Hen's recent visit to France from Sept 2-3, 2014, according to a statement from Mindef on Sunday. During his ... [Published Asiaone - Sep 07 2014]
Entities: Singapore, Bilateral, France
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

Teen terror whacks and rapes girl, 13

He tricked a 13-year-old girl into going to his flat in May last year.The full-time national serviceman in the Singapore Armed Forces, who was then 19, then offered her money to have sex with him.When she refused, he became violent. He hit her head, tried ... [Published Electric New Paper - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Time for fitness and bonding

6:00amClose to 46,000 runners paced down the Marina Bay skyline yesterday morning for the Singapore Bay Run & Army Half Marathon 2014.The event aimed to promote bonding and fitness as a lifestyle among Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) national servicemen ... [Published Electric New Paper - Sep 01 2014]

Quotes

" No individual could be involved in all exercises and operations. But, collectively, there is an abundance of insights and experiences gained from people who had participated in them" Lieutenant-General (LG) (NS) Neo said
"The design is based on the learning model that enables the following: Self-directed learning, collaborative learning and accessible curriculum."
...The founder and co-owner of Sea Salt Learning, which helps organisations stay relevant in the social age, said, "How we learn today has been transformed by technology changing social behaviours. By taking a keen interest in the latest learning pedagogies and technology, the Singapore military is being very progressive in staying relevant to the new developments in training and learning."
"McObject and C3S share strengths that will lead to a successful partnership, resulting in steady growth of market share in the region. The two firms have the agility to work closely with customers, to provide technology solutions that address complex, strategic challenges. McObject and C3S enter the relationship with expertise gathered in their successful track records in targeted market segments including capital markets and defense. We look forward to working on many joint projects with C3S" said Steve Graves, McObject CEO and co-founder

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SAF expands training apps and content offline a... [Published Asiaone - 4 hours ago]
Enhanced SAF online learning portal to be deplo... [Published Channel NewsAsia - 7 hours ago]
Singapore Armed Forces Launch New LEARNet Porta... [Published Noodls - 8 hours ago]
Singapore-Based C3S Joins McObject as Distribut... [Published Town Hall - Sep 29 2014]
SAF adds 993 specialists to its ranks [Published Asiaone - Sep 26 2014]
SAF and RSAF to conduct live firing and militar... [Published Asiaone - Sep 26 2014]
SAF Participates in Exercise Suman Warrior 2014 [Published Noodls - Sep 25 2014]
Regeneus to open HiQCell Regenerative Medicine ... [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom RSS feed - Sep 23 2014]
Singapore Army Embraces Wearable Technology To ... [Published Yahoo! Singapore - Sep 23 2014]
REGENEUS : ASX:RGS) HiQCell Regenerative Medici... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 23 2014]
Indonesia's new government to focus on national... [Published Channel NewsAsia - Sep 22 2014]
SAF introduces tracking mobile app and FitBit t... [Published Computerworld Malaysia - Sep 22 2014]
Singapore sets the stage [Published The Nation - Thailand - Sep 21 2014]
New location a draw for NSmen [Published Asiaone - Sep 21 2014]
New tack on fitness training for NSmen [Published Today Online - Sep 18 2014]
SAF Promotes Greater Ownership with Self-Admini... [Published Noodls - Sep 18 2014]
SAF starts trial allowing NSmen to train for IP... [Published Today Online - Sep 18 2014]
Birthday wishes pour in for Lee Kuan Yew [Published InSing.com - Sep 17 2014]
Lion City kid [Published Asiaone - Sep 16 2014]
Regional relief coordination centre opens in Ch... [Published Asiaone - Sep 13 2014]
Trial to let NSmen train for IPPT closer to home [Published Asiaone - Sep 13 2014]
Regional disaster relief centre set up [Published Electric New Paper - Sep 13 2014]
New centre to coordinate relief efforts [Published Today Online - Sep 12 2014]
New centre to coordinate response to natural di... [Published Today Online - Sep 12 2014]
:: 12, Sep 2014 :: SAF WORKING WITH PARTNER MIL... [Published SG Press Centre - Sep 12 2014]
SAF to conduct military exercises from Sep 15 t... [Published Asiaone - Sep 12 2014]
LTA appoints Chew Men Leong as new chief executive [Published Asiaone - Sep 08 2014]
LTA chief appointed as MND Permanent Secretary [Published Channel NewsAsia - Sep 08 2014]
Rapist tricks, traps, terrorizes 13-year-old girl [Published Asiaone - Sep 08 2014]
Singapore & France reaffirm bilateral defence r... [Published Asiaone - Sep 07 2014]
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Singapore quietly expanding F-15 fleet [Published IntelliBriefs - Aug 26 2014]
James Hardy, London and Lindsay Peacock, London - IHS Jane's Defence Weekly22 August 2014  The RSAF has being quietly augmenting the size of its F-15SG fleet. Source: US Air ForceSingapore appears to have quietly boosted the size of its F-15SG fleet from ...
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 ...
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 ...
Singapore sends 151 servicemen to join anti-pir... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Mar 18 2014]
Singapore is joining international anti-piracy patrols in the Gulf of Aden for the ninth time since 2009.   Get the full story from The Straits Times . Here is the full press release from the Singapore Armed Forces: The Singapore Armed Forces ...
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