01 Jun '11, 9am

Military might to be NDP 2011 show opener:

Military might to be NDP 2011 show opener:

These are the Singapore Armed Forces' (SAF) High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (Himars) and Unmanned Surface Vessel, as well as the Singapore Civil Defence Force's Multi-Utility Vehicle. -- PHOTO: MY PAPER/JAMIE KOH THE Navy's brand new submarine-hunting S-70B Sikorsky Seahawks naval helicopters will make their grand debut at the National Day Parade this year, among other new acts set to wow the audience. Besides the Seahawks, which are armed with sonar equipment to detect objects underwater, three other vehicles will be in action for the first time too. These are the Singapore Armed Forces' (SAF) High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (Himars) and Unmanned Surface Vessel, as well as the Singapore Civil Defence Force's Multi-Utility Vehicle. They are all part of the so-called Dynamic Defence Display (or D3), which will start the parade off with a bang. This year's NDP is...

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