In Context: Singapore’s Decision to Boost the Navy’s Operational and Combat Capabilities

As the Pacific waters are increasingly becoming unstable geopolitically, the city-state of Singapore is focusing more on strengthening its naval capabilities in order to protect its interests in the regional waters. Singapore’s plan to bolster its naval capabilities through procurement of advanced vessels has dual aspects. First, of keeping up with the pace of other regional navies, and second, to deter alongside friendly navies, any potential threat from larger navies like those of China and, to a lesser extent, Malaysia.

Read the full article on Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies/ IPCS (click here).

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