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February 11, 2020, 12:18 AM

Singapore F-35 Buy Moves Closer

The island state is buying four F-35B STOVL versions, with an option for eight more.

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Be-200
Feb 19, 2020 - 12:38 PM
Beriev’s latest Be-200 is painted in Navy colors, but there is some doubt as to whether the type has been ordered by the defense ministry.
IAI Heron II
Feb 19, 2020 - 12:16 PM
Singapore’s air force chief, Major General Kelvin Khong, spoke to AIN about upcoming RSAF programs.
Feb 12, 2020 - 8:38 PM
Customers in tropical environments require different care to keep their aircraft flying, and Boeing is working to accommodate them.
AS330 Tanker
Feb 12, 2020 - 2:53 AM
The Republic of Singapore Air Force will work with Airbus to certify automatic refueling for the A330 MRTT.
RTAF U-1
Feb 12, 2020 - 2:53 AM
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Singapore Airshow 2020
Feb 12, 2020 - 2:41 AM
With several commercial aircraft absentees, it is military hardware that has provided the main spectacle for Singapore showgoers.
T-7A Red Hawk
Feb 11, 2020 - 11:41 PM
Boeing and Saab are well advanced in the development of the T-7A for the U.S. Air Force and are receiving interest from potential export customers.
Chinook simulator
Feb 11, 2020 - 7:34 PM
The Boeing CH-47D is an important element of the RSAF’s inventory. A recent upgrade to the simulator is now providing enhanced training.
U-2 Dragon Lady
Feb 11, 2020 - 7:02 PM
The Pentagon decided not to completely retire the A-10, B-1, KC-10, and U-2 after all.
Steadicopter Black Eagle 50
Feb 11, 2020 - 11:00 AM
Steadicopter and UVision are at Singapore looking to make inroads in the Asia-Pacific market.