Chief of Defence Force Lieutenant-General Melvyn Ong led SAF personnel in reciting the SAF pledge to reaffirm their loyalty to Singapore and their commitment to its defence. From 23 March, Major-General (MG) Melvyn Ong Su Kiat will be Singapore’s new Chief of Defence Force (CDF), said a Ministry of Defence spokesman on … The SAF's declared mission statement is to "enhance Singapore's peace and security through deterrence and diplomacy, and should these fail, to secure a swift and decisive victory over the aggressor." Giving Strength to our Nation - The official website of the Ministry of Defence, Singapore. SINGAPORE: Former Chief of Defence Force Ng Jui Ping died on Wednesday (Jan 1), Singapore's Defence Ministry (MINDEF) said in a Facebook post. In this role, he oversaw the foreign interactions and defence policy of the Ministry of Defence and the Singapore Armed Forces. He … Jun 29, 2018, 5:00 am SGT Chief of Defence Force Melvyn Ong, 43, who took on his current role in March, will be promoted to the top rank of lieutenant-general. T The position was created in 1974 as the Chief of the General Staff with the appointment of Winston Choo, and … Chief of Defence Force Lieutenant-General (LG) Melvyn Ong and SAF Sergeant Major Chief Warrant Officer (CWO) Teo See Keong participated in the Indo-Pacific Chiefs of Defence … Earlier today, Chief of Defence Force Lieutenant-General (LG) Melvyn Ong and Chief of Defence Force of the Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF) General (GEN) Tan Sri Dato' Sri Haji Affendi bin Buang met virtually to reaffirm … Security is a constant need, so that we can ensure our sovereignty and way of life. He was … Government of Singapore Headquarters MINDEF Building, Bukit Batok , Singapore 1°22′17.77″N 103°45′32.62″E  /  1.3716028°N 103.7590611°E The change is … The Chief of Defence Force of Singapore is the head of the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF), who holds the rank of a three-star general or admiral. This included Singapore’s chairmanship of the ASEAN Defence Ministers Meeting (ADMM) and ADMM-Plus in 2018. On Tuesday 1 – Thursday 3 March 2011, General Prayuth Chan-ocha, Commander-in-Chief, Royal Thai Army, paid an official visit to Singapore. Ministry of Defence Singapore Contact Phone Number is : 1800 367 6767 and Address is 303, Gombak Drive off, Upper Bukit Timah Road, MINDEF Building, Singapore, 669645 Contact No: 1800 687 2769 Email Id: armyNews@starnet.gov.sg, armyNews@starnet.gov.sg Ministry of Defence Singapore formally known as MINDEF, improve peace and safety by means of Diplomacy in the Country. The Singapore Defense Ministry has appointed Army chief Melvyn Ong Su Kiat as a new Chief of Defence Force, effective from March 23. He last held the rank of Lieutenant-General.. After his retirement from the military career, Ng joined politics. The incoming defence chief Maj-Gen Ng joined the SAF in 1986. The mission of MINDEF and the Singapore Armed Forces is to enhance Singapore's peace and security through deterrence and diplomacy, and should these fail, to secure a swift and decisive victory over the aggressor. Chief of Defence Force 三军总长 Flag of the Singapore Armed Forces Related Videos Ministry of Defence, Singapore (MINDEF) Chief of Defence Force Lieutenant-General (LG) Melvyn Ong and Chief of the Malaysian Armed Forces (Markas Angkatan Tentera Malaysia) General (GEN) Tan Sri Dato' Sri Haji Affendi bin Buang met virtually earlier today to discuss how the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) and the MAF could further cooperation to deal with common security challenges in the region. Ng was the Chief of the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) from 10 December 2009 to 25 March 2013 and was promoted to the Chief of Defence Force of the SAF from 27 March 2013 to 18 August 2015. The Ministry of Defence's (Mindef) deputy secretary of technology David Koh has been named Singapore's defence cyber chief. - Dr Ng Eng Hen, Minister for Defence. Chief of Defence Force Lieutenant-General (LG) Melvyn Ong and Chief of Staff, Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) General (GEN) Gilbert Gapay, spoke over video conference today to reaffirm the warm and friendly defence ties between both armed forces. The RSAF is led by the Chief of the Air Force (CAF). The CAF reports directly to the Chief of Defence Force and is assisted by the Chief of Staff (Air Staff), BG Wong Huat Sern. SINGAPORE: Rear-Admiral (RADM) Aaron Beng Yao Cheng will take over as Chief of Navy on Mar 23, replacing RADM Lew Chuen Hong. The Ministry of Defence, together with the Ministry of Home Affairs was created on 11 August 1970 by splitting up the then-Ministry of Interior and Defence.. Mission [edit | edit source]. Major-General (MG) Melvyn Ong Su Kiat, currently Chief of Army, will take over as Chief of Defence Force on 23 March 2018. Chief of Defence Force, Singapore Armed Forces LG Melvyn Ong enlisted into the Singapore Army in January 1994 and commissioned as an Officer in October 1994. The current CAF is Major General Hoo Cher Mou. The Chief Warrant Officer of Air Force is ME5 Andrew Koh.The Air Staff comprises six functional departments: Air Manpower, Air Intelligence, Air Operations, Air Logistics, Air Plans and Air Training. The Chief of Defence Force of Singapore is the head of the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF), who holds the rank of a three-star general or admiral. Ashore, RADM Beng was Director of the Defence Policy Office at the Ministry of Defence. 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