Aircraft Corporation, a United Technologies Company, has announced that the
Republic of Singapore Ministry of Defence has signed a contract for the purchase
of six new S-70B naval helicopters.
S-70B naval helicopters will operate from the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN)
new Formidable-class frigates, which are being built in close cooperation with
DCN shipyards of France. The helicopters under contract will be equipped with
sophisticated anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare sensors and weapons.
The six helicopters are projected for delivery to the RSN beginning in 2008
through 2010. RSN's frigates will gain a wide range of mission capabilities
through the proven S-70B platform to better defend Singapore's vital sea lines
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