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Singapore to test missiles in India

26th November 2019 - 01:00 GMT | by Chen Chuanren in Singapore


The Singapore and Indian ministries of defence inked a letter of intent on 20 November, concluding an MoU to facilitate the use of India’s Chandipur Integrated Test Range by the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF). The deal was signed at the 4th Defence Ministers’ Dialogue between India and Singapore.

Singapore’s Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen said Singapore can use the range to test systems like the Rafael SPYDER surface-to-air missile, something which would be impossible to do in Singapore.

Facing the Bay of Bengal, the Chandipur Integrated Test Range is managed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation, and it has

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Chen Chuanren


Chen Chuanren

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

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