Navy @ Vivo 3 – Quick Tour.

The Republic of Singapore Navy is back at Vivo with their Navy @ Vivo event, this time with LST RSS Persistence. This is the third time the RSN is holding such ‘community outreach’ program, first in 2013 with frigate, RSS Intrepid and RSS Endurance later in the same year. Its been a while since I…

Some Thoughts – CSNS Recommendations

Mindef had released their Committee to Strengthen National Service (CSNS) recommendations on how NS could be improved. The feedback was gathered from 40,000 Singaporeans, and¬†was first announced in the Parliamentary seatings in April by Minister for Defence, Dr Ng Eng Hen. Here are some key recommendations and my humble thoughts on them. More SAF Regulars…

RSN’s Future LST- The LPI?

Singapore’s Minister of Defence, Dr Ng Eng Hen, revealed in the Parliament seating in March 2014 that the Ministry is looking into a larger replacement for the Endurance-class LST. He states that that the¬†Endurance is an effective workhorse,but its limitation include her carrying capacity and RSN is studying a larger option. The Endurance has been…