17 May 2017

Nerws Story: Singapore to purchase 2 new Type-218SG submarines

SINGAPORE, May 16 (Xinhua) -- Singapore will acquire two new Type 218SG submarines as part of the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN)'s modernization effort, said the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) on Tuesday in a press release.

The new submarines will replace the older submarines, with an expected delivery from 2024 onwards, announced Minister for Defence Ng Eng Hen at the opening ceremony of the International Maritime Defence Exhibition and Conference Asia 2017.

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