Mindef goes digital at inaugural event to encourage innovation

News   •   May 16, 2018 18:48 +08

22 projects showcased at inaugural Mindef/SAF Digital Innovation Day

22 smart projects on show at inaugural Mindef/SAF digital innovation event

News   •   May 16, 2018 12:36 +08

SINGAPORE - A visitor to a military camp may be able to gain access in future just by having his face and mobile phone scanned. On entering the camp, his movement will be tracked and suggested routes to his intended destination will be sent to his mobile phone.

网络防卫服役职业计划 首批申请者反应热烈

News   •   Apr 19, 2018 09:00 +08

让国民服役人员边服役边到大学进修,国防部今年初推出新计划培养网络防卫人才,首批申请者人数比名额多出近两倍。 网络防卫全职国民服役职业计划(Cyber NSF Scheme)2月开放让今年下半年入伍的新兵申请加入。 国防部属下的国防网络署答复《联合早报》询问时透露,该署共接获约330份申请,超过了首批开设的110至130个名额。

Students as young as 16 learn defence technology skills

News   •   Apr 17, 2018 17:05 +08

SINGAPORE - Imagine the day when a vehicle is capable of righting itself by flipping over after an accident. A combined team of River Valley High School and Raffles Institution students aged 16 to 18 created a mechanism for a robot which can do just that. They hope the technology can later be used in vehicles as well.

Mighty tech: SAF innovates with unmanned ships, drones and watch towers

News   •   Mar 04, 2018 11:02 +08

SINGAPORE - Drones, autonomous vessels and unmanned watch towers are some of the technology that the Singapore Armed Forces has invested in to tackle the manpower crunch and improve operational efficiency. This was shared by Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen during the debate last Friday (March 2) on his ministry's spending plans for the year.

SAF deploys unmanned watch tower on Jurong Island to boost protection of key installations

News   •   Mar 02, 2018 11:10 +08

SINGAPORE: In another bid to use technology to overcome resource constraints, the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) has unveiled an unmanned watch tower (UWT) that improves surveillance and cuts manpower needs in the protection of key installations.

Singapore start-up aims to bring healthcare to Papua New Guinea's needy, one drone at a time

News   •   Feb 15, 2018 11:49 +08

Singapore start-up Yonah, made up of National University of Singapore alum and students, are hoping to build a cargo drone delivery system for a local hospital to deliver measles vaccines – but it is an uphill task.

Singapore may get small satellites to do the work of big ones

News   •   Feb 02, 2018 11:45 +08

New centre here to have them fly in formation so they cost less but work faster than big satellites

Singapore to develop small satellite capabilities

News   •   Feb 01, 2018 12:00 +08

SINGAPORE - Singapore could be one of the first few countries in the world to have small satellites flying in formation. This allows the satellites to do the same work as a larger one, but cheaper and faster. This initiative would be the first such effort in Asia, said Minister for Trade and Industry S. Iswaran on Thursday (Feb 1) at the Global Space and Technology Convention.

NUS team finds new purpose for old clothes

News   •   Jan 25, 2018 12:06 +08

Aerogel created from cotton can stem bleeding, clean up oil spills

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