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Singapore reorganises military to fight terrorism

30th June 2017 - 12:00 GMT | by Chen Chuanren in Singapore


Terrorism is the Singapore Ministry of Defence’s (MINDEF) top priority, and it has taken numerous measures to defend the island across all spectrums. Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen predicted that more fighters will shift their focus to Southeast Asia as the coalition campaign in the Middle East makes progress.

Singapore has been placed on a target list by cyber perpetrators, and to better protect MINDEF’s warfighting networks and cyber infrastructure, the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) will inaugurate a new C4 Command in November. 

This command will integrate the Cyber Defence Group, which was announced in March, with ...

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