Singapore Warship Foils Attack

City-state scores victory amid rising incidents in the region.

How Did a Singapore Warship Foil a Pirate Attack?

By Prashanth Parameswaran

A Singapore navy vessel successfully disrupted a sea robbery on a Malaysian-flagged tugboat Tuesday.

According to a September 1 press release issued by the Ministry of Defense (MINDEF), the Republic of Singapore Navy’s Maritime Security Task Force (MSTF) had immediately deployed its Fearless-class patrol vessel the RSS Resilience upon receiving a report from the boat – Permata 1 – at around 9am as it was transiting the Singapore Strait.

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