Singapore renews fighter fleet

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Singapore, Oct 22 (UNI) Singapore has bought eight F-15SG fighter jets from Boeing, to be delivered from 2010.

The purchase was part of the original contract signed in December 2005 for buying an initial 12 Boeing F-15SG fighter aircraft to replace the Republic of Singapore Airforce (RSAF)'s A-4 Skyhawk fighters, the Defence ministry said.

An additional order for four F-15SGs was also made later.

This acquisition is part of the RSAF's continuing effort to renew its fighter fleet.

The additional F-15SGs will be equipped with sophisticated avionics and weapon systems.


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