Singapore Looks To 2030s As It Plans Fleet Renewals

Credit: Sgt. Rob Hack/Commonwealth of Australia
Singapore may sound tentative about its commitment to the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning, planning to buy four for evaluation before committing to more. But its defense ministry is working on the assumption that the new type will have fully replaced the F-16 by 2030. That is the implication of a...
Marhalim Abas

Marhalim Abas, based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, covers Southeast Asian defense. He has worked as a journalist specializing in Southeast Asia defense and security since 1994, initially with the New Straits Times newspaper.

Bradley Perrett

Bradley Perrett covered China, Japan, South Korea and Australia. He is a Mandarin-speaking Australian.

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