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Realistic training for soldiers at new S$900m Safti City

Lee U-Wen
Published Fri, Mar 3, 2017 · 09:50 PM

Singapore

THE Defence Ministry (Mindef) is building a new "city" that's roughly the size of Bishan town in the western part of Singapore that will allow soldiers to train in extremely realistic settings. The 88-hectare Safti City, as it is called, will cost around S$900 million to construct and it will take 10 years to complete, Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen told Parliament on Friday.

The mega-facility comprises two sectors of extensive road networks and over 200 buildings. There will be both urban and conventional terrains. In the urban setti…

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