Sea Platforms

Singapore decommissions two more Fearless-class patrol vessels

19 July 2018

Key Points

  • Singapore has retired two more Fearless-class patrol vessels
  • Class is progressively being retired to make way for the new Littoral Mission Vessels

The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) has decommissioned two more Fearless-class patrol vessels.

The 55 m ships, which were formerly in service as RSS Daring (98) and RSS Resilience (82), were retired in a decommissioning ceremony at Tuas Naval Base on 19 July.

Daring and Resilience were commissioned in May 1997 and February 1998 respectively, and last saw duties with the RSN’s 182 Squadron. The formation is an operational component of the Singapore Armed Forces’ Maritime Security Task Force (MSTF).

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