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SGA14: Singapore Airshow GM 200 display confirms air force purchase

12th February 2014 - 02:33 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in Singapore


The Republic of Singapore Air Force has displayed its Shikra radar – based on the ThalesRaytheonSystems (TRS) Ground Master (GM) 200 - on-board an 8x8 vehicle at the Singapore Air Show, thus confirming the purchase of the air defence radar system. 

The GM 200 is believed to have been ordered from prime contractor TRS in 2008, although the radar in the Singaporean configuration has never before been displayed.

Thales has not been able to confirm or deny the purchase due to customer sensitivity, but Shephard understands that the TRS radar was adapted into the Shikra configuration in order

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Beth Stevenson


Beth Stevenson

Beth is a former senior reporter for Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Beth graduated …

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