Defence Notes

Singapore hedges its bets with F-35 decision

22nd January 2019 - 09:41 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong


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Catching few by surprise, Singapore’s Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen announced in a terse statement on 18 January that his country had identified the F-35 as ‘the most suitable replacement to maintain the Republic of Singapore Air Force’s [RSAF] capabilities’ sometime after 2030.

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