Singapore Navy Patrol Boat Order for ST Engineering

Press Release
Friday, February 01, 2013
Singapore's previous Fearless-class PB: Photo credit Wikipedia CCL

Singapore Technologies Engineering wins Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) contract for the design & build of eight new vessels.

The Group’s marine arm, Singapore Technologies Marine Ltd (ST Marine) will build the eight vessels at its Singapore Benoi Yard. 

Singapore Technologies Electronics Limited (ST Electronics), the Group’s electronics arm, will supply the core combat systems and combat system integration solutions. 

ST Marine will carry out the platform system integration as the lead system integrator. 

Design of the vessels will commence immediately and delivery is expected to be from 2016 onwards. These new vessels will replace the Republic of Singapore Navy’s existing Fearless-class Patrol Vessels, indigenously designed and built by ST Marine in the 1990s.

“We are honoured to be awarded this contract by MINDEF, which reflects the excellent partnership between MINDEF and ST Engineering.  It also demonstrates our continuing efforts and commitment to develop indigenous capability to better support MINDEF in the area of design, construction, operations and support.” ~ NG Sing Chan, President, ST Marine
 

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