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Singapore special ops gets new command centre and UAVs

4th December 2019 - 23:00 GMT | by Chen Chuanren in Singapore


The Singapore Special Operations Task Force (SOTF) has inaugurated the Special Operations Command Centre (SOCC) as the country’s armed forces evolve to deal with changing terror threats. The SOTF has also acquired the Flare Dynamics Rapide-i4 VTOL UAS to gain an organic ISR capability.

Based at the Commando formation’s base in Hendon Camp, the SOCC is linked to ‘whole-of-government’ agencies and network, such as the police, and it receives live data and images from multiple incident sites.

This will enable the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) to better react to a coordinated attack by terrorists, a capability lacking in the current

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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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