Quick Post: Osprey on Dokdo

The United States Marine Corps (USMC) has completed their first landing of the MV-22B Osprey on Republic of Korea helicopter carrier Dokdo. While our Defence Minister Dr Ng Eng Hen has revealed the idea of the Joint Multi Mission Ship (JMMS), rumours and news has also suggest that the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF)…

The SAF at Padang- 29 March

My respect for the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) has gone up a few notches. In the past week, with the passing of Mr Lee Kuan Yew, the SAF rose to the challenge for country in mourning. They chaired, organised and ran the State Funeral Organising Committee, and the public first got a full view of…

Coffee and Bullets Mourns

The past 2-3 weeks saw a drop in posts. I was in Thailand for reservist and returned shortly to see the news of Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s passing. CnB will be not posting anything during this period as a mark of respect to the late Mr Lee who has always placed so much faith in…

Budget 2015. New Toys For The SAF

The Defence Minister has announced in the latest Committee of Supply debate that the Singapore Armed Forces will be acquiring various new equipment to replace the current ageing ones. I did not manage to sit in the actual Parliament seating, but announcements that caught my eyes are: V-200 Replacement The venerable V-200 has been in…