Singapore to Replace Victory-Class Missile Corvettes With Multi-Role Combat Vessels

Singapore has laid out plans to replace its Victory-class corvettes with a new type of multi-mission ship known as the Multi-Role Combat Vessel New ship type will further enhance the country’s ability to secure its sea lines of communication The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) will retire its class of six Victory-class corvettes, and replace these...
  • Singapore has laid out plans to replace its Victory-class corvettes with a new type of multi-mission ship known as the Multi-Role Combat Vessel
  • New ship type will further enhance the country’s ability to secure its sea lines of communication
Silhouette image of the Multi-Role Combat Vessel, based on a similar image released by the Singapore Ministry of Defence (IHS Markit)
Silhouette image of the Multi-Role Combat Vessel, based on a similar image released by the Singapore Ministry of Defence (IHS Markit)

The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) will retire its class of six Victory-class corvettes, and replace these with a new type of platform known as the Multi-Role Combat Vessel (MRCV).

The matter was disclosed by Singapore’s Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen at a media conference held in conjunction with the country’s Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) day, which falls on 1 July.

Source: www.janes.com