The Singapore government has chosen the Airbus A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) to replace its aging Boeing KC-135 Stratotankers. Details of the decision emerged in a speech by Defense Minister Ng Eng Hen on March 6. Ng did not say when or how many aircraft would be delivered, but when Airbus tabled its offer last summer, the requirement was for six aircraft to replace four KC-135s. Two more Sikorsky S-70B Seahawk helicopters are also due to be purchased to support ship-borne ...


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