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IMDEX Asia: Singapore doubles submarine order

16th May 2017 - 11:41 GMT | by Tim Fish in Singapore


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Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen announced on 16 May that the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) will acquire an additional two Type 218SG diesel-electric submarines from German shipbuilder Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems (TKMS).

This takes the total Type 218SG boats on order to four. The TKMS design was originally selected ...

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