Singapore Armed Forces Deploy Additional Assets to Search for Lost Plane

Singapore Armed Forces Deploy Additional Assets to Search for Lost Plane

Following Singapore Minister of Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen’s offer of additional assistance to his Malaysian counterpart Dato’ Seri Hishammuddin Hussein on March 9, the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) have deployed additional assets to assist in the search-and-locate (SAL) operation for the missing Beijing-bound Malaysia Airlines plane (MH370).

These include two other Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) C-130 aircraft, a Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) Formidable-class frigate (RSS Steadfast), with a Sikorsky S-70B naval helicopter onboard, a submarine support and rescue vessel with divers onboard, as well as a Missile Corvette (RSS Vigour).

Press Release, March 13, 2014, 2014; Image: Singapore Navy

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