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Singapore to buy a few F-35 jets, eyes fleet replacement

01 January, 2019 8:35 am 8:35 am

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Singapore’s defense minister said that Lockheed Martin Corp’s  F-35 fighter jets were the most suitable replacement for the country’s F-16 fleet, and it planned to initially buy a few for evaluation. With Southeast Asia’s largest defense budget, the wealthy city-state is a key prize for global arms companies as it looks to … Read More