Tag Archives: Airforce

GE2020: Another Paper General Expected to be Parachuted into PAP

Just how many paper generals does the PAP need? Since Pinky's own entry into politics as a Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) scholar, the pattern of ownself select ownself has gone on and on and the number of paper generals in the party has been increasing. The latest addition to the "mix" is expected to be the country's first woman general (but not first woman paper general) Gan Siow Huang.

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S’PORE QUIETLY EXPANDS ITS F-15SG FLEET FROM 24 TO 40

According to Jane’s Information Group, an authoritative publishing company specialising in military and aerospace affairs, Singapore has been quietly expanding its F-15 fleet from 24 to 40 [Link]. Jane’s came to the conclusion that Singapore has increased its F-15 fleet after going through Boeing financial statements, aircraft registration filings, and US congressional reports. F-15 is built by Boeing. Singapore originally bought 12 F-15SGs – with an option for eight more – under a contract signed in December 2005. In October 2007 the city-state modified this option by buying 12 more to give it a total of 24.

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AIR FORCE OFFICER: WE SINGAPOREAN SOLDIERS ARE NOT WEAK!

What troubles me is if there is a presence of a larger, prevalent view in Singaporean society that we are truly physically and mentally weak to defend our country and ultimately lack the will to defend what we call Home. This post will also address what our servicemen undergo, the reasons for the 2 years of service and what servicemen think and feel towards NS. I reckon that the outpouring of emotions from certain insensitive comments stems from the lack of understanding of these by those who have not or do not need to serve.

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