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Singapore strengthens integrated air defence network

18th December 2020 - 01:24 GMT | by Chen Chuanren in Singapore

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Singapore has created an air defence umbrella over the island nation with the integration of new assets such as ASTER-30 missiles.

The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) has officially inducted an enhanced C2 system into its greater island air defence system (IADS) network. Powered by data analytics and AI, the system is designed to allow the RSAF to better react to threats such as UAVs and munitions.

The RSAF has added MBDA’s ASTER-30 SAMP/T into the IADS network, marking a new milestone in the 14-year programme.

According to Lt Col Germaine Lim, branch head at the RSAF air plans department, the C2 system is now updated with a decision support system that identifies, classifies and recommends the most suitable asset

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Chen Chuanren is Shephard’s Singapore correspondent, covering primarily land and sea systems. He served in …

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