RSN turns 50
A geopolitical birthday for the navy.
At 50, the Republic of Singapore Navy plays a more critical role than ever
By BARRY DESKER
Singapore’s economic success has been due largely to its development as an entrepot and global transshipment hub, in tandem with a strong manufacturing base.
This has been underpinned by its free and safe access to the sea lines of communication. The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) has played a vital role in safeguarding Singapore’s maritime interests.
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