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  • 28 January 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    ST Engineering’s Benoi Shipyard launched the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN)’s eighth and final Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV), Fearless, in a ceremony on January 26. The launch ceremony was officiated by senior minister of state for defence Heng Chee How whose wife launched the LMV. “The navy is every maritime nation’s first line of defence. A strong […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Singapore’s ST Marine launched the Republic of Singapore Navy’s sixth Independence-class littoral mission vessel ‘Fortitude’ in a ceremony on Saturday, March 24. The LMV Fortitude was launched at ST Marine’s Benoi Yard in a ceremony attended by senior officials from the defense ministry and armed forces. Fortitude is part of an eight-vessel LMV program which started […]

  • 20 August 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Singapore Navy’s seventh littoral mission vessel (LMV) – the future RSS Dauntless – was launched at ST Engineering’s Benoi Shipyard in a ceremony on August 18. Minister for finance Heng Swee Keat officiated the launching ceremony. “Naming this LMV Dauntless aptly reflects the RSN’s determined spirit to overcome all adversity without fear, capturing also the […]

  • 14 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Republic of Singapore Navy commissioned another two littoral mission vessels (LMV) in a ceremony at Changi Naval Base on November 14. RSS Sovereignty and RSS Unity are the second and third vessel in what is to become a fleet of eight LMVs built by ST Marine. The commissioning ceremony was attended by Singaporean defense minister […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Tognum has been awarded by Singapore Technologies Marine Ltd to power eight Littoral Mission Vessels for the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) with MTU Series 4000 diesel engines. The Littoral Mission Vessels will be installed with state of the art, high efficiency MTU 20V 4000 M93L diesel engines, known for their low consumption and long […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The keel laying ceremony for the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN)’s first Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV) was held at Singapore Technologies Marine (ST Marine) in Jurong today.   The keel laying of the first LMV marks another significant milestone for the RSN. This LMV is the first of eight new LMVs to be built for […]

  • 25 September 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Singapore Technologies Marine (ST Marine) has launched the Republic of Singapore Navy’s fifth littoral mission vessel (LMV), the future RSS Indomitable, at it its shipyard in Benoi. The launching ceremony took place on September 23 and was attended by Chief of Navy Rear-Admiral Lew Chuen Hong and senior officers from the RSN and the Defence Science and […]

  • 20 March 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Republic of Singapore Navy’s fourth littoral mission vessel ‘Justice’ was launched at ST Marine’s Benoi shipyard during a ceremony held on March 18. Littoral mission vessels are being built to replace the 20-year-old Fearless-class patrol vessels which the Singapore Navy started to gradually decommission. The LMV project is making progress, with LMV Justice expected to be fully […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) received its first Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV) as the ‘Independence’ finished sea trials and cruised to its new home at Tuas Naval Base on May 26. LMV Independence is one of the eight LMVs that will replace the current Fearless-class Patrol Vessels (PVs). The new ships will be more efficient than […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Republic of Singapore Navy’s Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV) program is to be equipped with SharpeEye navigation radars, Kelvin Hughes, a British manufacturer of navigation systems, announced August 8. The lead ship of the fleet, Independence, was delivered in May of this year equipped with two I-Band (X-band) SharpEye systems. A further seven vessels will be similarly equipped with […]

  • 13 October 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    ST Marine, the marine arm of Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd has launched Unity, the third of overall eight Littoral Mission Vessels (LMV) the company is building for the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN). RSS Unity was named and launched at ST Marine’s Benoi Yard during a ceremony attended by senior officials from Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) and the Singapore Armed Forces. […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Republic of Singapore Navy is set to commission the first littoral mission vessel RSS Independence on its 50th anniversary on May 5. “This will be a significant moment to mark the Navy’s coming of age at 50 years, as we complete our 3rd generation transformation, as we move into our redesign for LMV Indy to […]

  • 14 September 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Abbott Government to Spend $20 Bln on Japanese Submarines The next generation of Australian submarines could be the Japanese-built Soryu Class submarines which will replace the Collins Class vessels.   Keel Laying Held for Singapore Navy’s First Littoral Mission Vessel The keel laying ceremony for the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN)’s first Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV) […]

  • 27 August 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    They are being replaced by larger and more modern littoral mission vessels.

  • 7 November 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    RSNS Fearless, the Republic of Singapore Navy’s eighth and final Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV), has arrived at its home port ahead of an official commissioning ceremony. Fearless was delivered by ST Engineering’s Benoi Shipyard less than a year after it was launched in January this year. Designed and built locally, the Independence-class LMVs are jointly […]

  • 17 April 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Republic of Singapore Navy has launched its second littoral mission vessel (LMV) at the Singapore Technologies Marine (ST Marine) Benoi Yard. The second of overall eight ships in the class was launched April 16 and named Sovereignty. The eight LMVs are set to replace the RSN’s aging Fearless-class patrol vessels which have been in service […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Authorities

    The Republic of Singapore Navy held a decommissioning ceremony for Fearless-class patrol vessel RSS Independence on March 8, at Tuas Naval Base. Not counting the 2003-stricken RSS Courageous, RSS Independence is the first of 12 vessels in its class to be decommissioned ahead of the arrival of new littoral mission vessels. The 20-year-old vessels will gradually be decommissioned as new […]

  • 20 July 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) has decommissioned two more Fearless-class patrol vessels. The decommissioning ceremony for the 1996-built RSS Daring and RSS Resilience was held at Tuas Naval Base on July 19, 2018, marking the progressive handing over of duties from the PVs to the new littoral mission vessels (LMVs). “These two faithful Fearless-class […]

  • 8 June 2018
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Ships from the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) and the Royal Thai Navy (RTN) are underway in the Gulf of Thailand as part of a week-long exercise called Singsiam. The bilateral exercise is hosted by Thailand and is set to conclude on June 9. Warships are taking part in conventional warfare training in anti-surface and […]

  • 12 July 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Finnish Navy Shows Off New Jehu Class Ship One of the new Jehu class landing ships, which the Finnish Navy received in June, will be presented to the audience for the first time on 9 July in the South Harbour of Helsinki, Finland. HMAS Canberra Prepares for More Tests Australia’s biggest warship completed the first […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    After decommissioning its first Fearless-class patrol vessel RSS Independence in March this year, the Republic of Singapore Navy has decommissioned additional three vessels in the class in a ceremony on October 3. RSS Sovereignty, RSS Unity and RSS Justice were the tree vessels to retire at Tuas Naval Base after 20 years of service. The […]

  • 24 July 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships from the navies of the Republic of Singapore and Indonesia are taking part in the 25th edition of exercise Eagle Indopura from July 18 to 25. The exercise is conducted in three phases – the harbor phase in Surabaya, Indonesia; the sea phase in the Java Sea, Karimata Strait and Singapore Strait en route […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education, Vessels

    The Republic of Singapore Navy commissioned two littoral mission vessels (LMV) and inaugurated a new simulation center in a ceremony at Tuas Naval Base on September 26. The two LMVs, RSS Justice and RSS Indomitable, are the fourth and fifth of overall eight vessels in their class. Shipbuilder ST Engineering has so far launched seven vessels with the […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Singapore Navy held a launching ceremony it’s first Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV), Independence, at the Singapore Technologies Marine (ST Marine)’s Benoi shipyard on July 3. The launch of Independence is a significant milestone in the RSN’s continued transformation to keep Singapore’s seas safe. The new LMVs are smarter and faster ships, equipped with sharper capabilities […]

  • 23 April 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The navies of Republic of Singapore and Indonesia are taking part in the joint naval exercise Eagle Indopura which kicked off at Changi Naval Base in Singapore on April 19. The bilateral exercise aims to enhance the interoperability and professionalism of both navies through anti-surface and anti-air warfare serials, as well as maritime security serials. For […]

  • 9 November 2018

    The 25th edition of Singapore-India Maritime Bilateral Exercise (SIMBEX) will be held off Andaman Sea and Bay of Bengal from November 10 to 21, 2018. The 2018 edition marks the Silver Jubilee of SIMBEX. To mark the historical occasion, both navies are undertaking drills over extended geographical scope, according to Indian defense ministry. This year, the […]

  • 20 March 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Malaysian ministry of defense has selected Boustead Naval Shipyard to work on the delivery of four littoral mission ships that are to be built by China. According to a letter of acceptance from March 17, Boustead Naval Shipyard will work with a partner shipyard from China on the delivery of the ships. The company said […]

  • 11 November 2011
    Industry news

    Program Executive Office, Littoral Combat Ships (PEO LCS), delivered the first three unmanned surface vessels to the U.S. Navy’s Riverine Group One, Nov. 1. Known as MUSCL, the Modular Unmanned Surface Craft Littoral, is an X-class unmanned surface vessel, designed to reduce risk to manned forces and perform tedious and repetitive surveillance tasks. MUSCL is […]

  • 8 June 2016
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Dutch shipbuilder Damen has introduced a new range of Multi-Role Auxiliary Vessels (MRAV) during the Oceanographic Survey Vessel Conference taking place in London June 7-9. The series of vessels provides a basic platform offering multi-role potential and hydrographic survey capabilities to naval clients. With the addition of supplementary modular mission equipment, the new vessels can be mobilised in […]