Armed Forces Overviews
Singapore Air Force
Singapore Air Force
The Republic of Singapore Air Force
Starting in 1993, 121 Squadron received four F50UTAs and, shown here, five F50MPA models. They are all based at Changi.
Photo: Andrew Hunt
Cazaux (France) (LFBC)
Rwy: 06/24
Pos: 44°32'06"N 001°07'53"W
Elev: 84 ft
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150 sq M346A Falcon

150 Squadron at Cazaux in France was the last user of the venerable A-4SU Skyhawk. Twelve M346 Masters have replaced them.
Photo: Chris Lofting
Changi (WSSS)
Rwy: 02L/20R, 02C/20C, 02R/20L
Pos: 01°21'25"N 103°59'18"E
Elev: 22 ft
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112 sq KC-135R
121 sq Fokker 50UTA
Fokker 50MPA
Brahminy Kite
145 sq F-16D-52+ Hornet
112 Sq and 121 Sq are based at Changi AB on the West side of Changi International Airport, while 145 Sq is based at Changi AB (East), which is an extension of the existing Changi Air Base. It is situated on reclaimed land East of Changi Airport.

Four KC-135R's form 112 Squadron at Changi. Before coming to Singapore they were stationed at McConnell AFB in Kansas.
Photo: Marco Pennings
Dallas/Redmond Taylor AHP (TX) (United States of America) ( )
Rwy: 17/35H, HEL
Pos: 32°44'02"N 096°58'20"W
Elev: 480ft
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G/149th AVN CH-47D

Luke AFB (AZ) (United States of America) (KLUF)
Rwy: 03L/21R, 03R/21L
Pos: 33°32'06"N 112°22'59"W
Elev: 1090 ft
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425 FS F-16C
Tailcode is LF with red/black tail colour.

The F-16C/D has become the most important fighter in the RSAF inventory with three operational squadrons at Tengah and Changi (East). Training is in the USA with 425 FS, based at Luke but here seen at Nellis AFB during a Red Flag exercise.
Photo: Nico van der Steen
Mountain Home AFB (ID) (United States of America) (KMUO)
Rwy: 12/30
Pos: 43°02'37"N 115°52'21"W
Elev: 2996 ft
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428 FS F-15SG Buccaneers
Detachment is called Project Peace Carvin V, tailcode MO with black tail colour.

The F-15SG is the most potent fighter in the RSAF inventory. The Peace Carvin V training detachment will operate from Mountain Home AFB until 2035.
Photo: Roel Reijne
NAS North Island (CA) (United States of America) (KNZY)
Rwy: 11/29, 18/36
Pos: 32°41'54"N 117°12'48"W
Elev: 26 ft
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Detachment S-70B S-70B
Full name of detachment is Peace Triton Sikorsky Seahawk Naval Helicopter detachment S-70B.

Oakey, Qld. (Australia) (YBOK)
Rwy: 05/23, 09/27, 09L/27R, 09R/27L, 14/32, grass strips
Pos: 27°24'41"S 151°44'07"E
Elev: 1335 ft
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126 sq AS332M

This is not Australia! The elegant lines of the Pilatus PC-21 are in sharp contrast with the rugged Swiss mountains. Nineteen aircraft entered service with 130 Squadron in 2008.
Photo: Werner Brodbeck
Paya Lebar (WSAP)
Rwy: 02/20
Pos: 01°21'38"N 103°54'34"E
Elev: 65 ft
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122 sq C-130H
144 sq F-5S
149 sq F-15SG Shikra
142 sq F-15SG Gryphon
142 sq reformed March 2016 on F-15SG.

The F-5S now only equips 144 Squadron at Paya Lebar. They are to be replaced in the near future.
Photo: Andrew Hunt
Pearce, WA (Australia) (YPEA)
Rwy: 05/23, 18L/36R, 18R, 36L
Pos: 31°40'04"S 116°00'54"E
Elev: 150 ft
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130 sq PC-21 Eagle

Seletar (WSSL)
Rwy: 03/21
Pos: 01°25'01"N 103°52'04"E
Elev: 35 ft
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124 sq EC120B Flaming Arrow

Sembawang (WSAG)
Rwy: 05/23
Pos: 01°25'40"N 103°49'11"E
Elev: 86 ft
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120 sq AH-64D Kestrel
125 sq AS332M
127 sq CH-47SD
123 sq S-70B

23 AS332Ms were received and more than half of them are in use with 125 Squadron at Sembawang.
Photo: Erwin van Dijkman
Tengah (WSAT)
Rwy: 18/36 (18L/36R, 18R/36L)
Pos: 01°23'15"N 103°42'30"E
Elev: 50 ft
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111 sq G550 Nachshon Aitam Jaeger
140 sq F-16C
143 sq F-16C
Black Knights Aerobatics Team F-16C Black Knights

Singapore has four G550 Nachshon Eitam surveillance aircraft with 111 Squadron at Tengah. They replaced the E-2C Hawkeye.
Photo: Rami Mizrahi
143 Squadron at Tengah has been an F-16C/D user since 2000. It was formed on the Skyhawk in 1975. On rare occasions, they can be found on exercise in France.
Photo: Frank Noort
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