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Pointer Vol. 48 No. 1
Pointer Vol. 48 No. 1
Singapore Armed Forces2022
Journals, Magazines
POINTER Vol 48, No. 1 is a compilation of essays from students of our local Command and Staff Course (CSC) of the Goh Keng Swee Command and Staff College (GKS CSC) as well as from two National Servicemen.
Deterrence Strategies—Application & Viability
Deterrence Strategies—Application & Viability
Singapore Armed Forces2022
Journals, Magazines
In this essay, the author examines the challenges faced by states seeking to deter threats without the advantage of possessing nuclear weapons. He first examines the principles behind deterrence such as the two main strategies of denial and punishment. The factors needed for successful deterrence...
FOCUS: RSAF Safety Magazine Issue 112
FOCUS: RSAF Safety Magazine Issue 112
Singapore Air Force2022
Journals, Magazines
Shepherds of the Skies / Flight Test Safety / Workplace Safety - Adherence to Procedures and Dilligence in Checks / Maintenance Safety - An ACE's Perspective / Safety Activities / 4 Pics 1 Word / Crossword Puzzle
ARMY WOSpec - Warfighter Trainer Leader 2022
ARMY WOSpec - Warfighter Trainer Leader 2022
Singapore Armed Forces2022
Journals, Magazines
This 3rd Edition of the Army WOSpec Guidebook aims to enhance the awareness of Our Army WOSpecs to take greater ownership of our Roles and Responsibilities as competent Warfighters, Trainers and Leaders to meet present and future challenges. It is the Editorial Committee’s intent that this refres...
Fighting the Covid-19 Pandemic Leadership Reflections from the SAF
Fighting the Covid-19 Pandemic Leadership Reflections from the SAF
Singapore Armed Forces
Journals, Magazines
Foreword / Dr Ng Eng Hen -- Message / Chief of Defence Force Lieutenant-General Melvyn Ong Su Kiat -- Timeline of the SAF's Journey Through the Covid-19 Pandemic -- Chapter 1 - The Virus Hits -- Chapter 2 - All Hands on Deck -- Chapter 3 - The Power of Tech -- Chapter 4 - Adapting on the Go -- Ch...
Despite Changes in Technology, it is still Possible to Identify Continuities in Naval Warfare
Despite Changes in Technology, it is still Possible to Identify Continuities in Naval Warfare
Singapore Armed ForcesJUNE
Journals, Magazines
In this essay, the author examines the continuities and developments in naval warfare in three sections. First, he examines the concept of naval warfare. Second, he studies the role of naval thought and technology in the revolution and evolution of naval warfare. In the third and final section, t...
The Viability of Deterrence Strategies for Non Nuclear States
The Viability of Deterrence Strategies for Non Nuclear States
Singapore Armed ForcesMAY
Journals, Magazines
In this essay, the author first defines deterrence and explains its concept and its key elements. He then explores the application of conventional deterrence strategies, whether it is through denial, or through punishment, and touch on its limitations. He proceeds to examine the existential natur...
FOCUS Issue 111
FOCUS Issue 111
Singapore Air ForceAPR
Journals, Magazines
Flying the RSAF Flag High at Singapore Airshow 2022 / Ground Operation Safetyin 8 Supply Depot / Abort, Abort, Abort! / Safety Activities / 4 Pics 1 Word / Crossword Puzzle
Grand Strategy for Non-Great Power States in the Grey Zone
Grand Strategy for Non-Great Power States in the Grey Zone
Singapore Armed ForcesAPR
Journals, Magazines
States are increasingly vulnerable in the modern-day 21st century geopolitical environment, arising from globalization, connectivity and disruptions from the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR). Economic interdependency and the global free flow of ideas and information have increased the vulnerabilit...
New Wars: Same Old Goals
New Wars: Same Old Goals
Singapore Armed ForcesMAR
Journals, Magazines
In this essay, the author cites Mary Kaldor1, who argues that armed conflicts in the post-Cold War era is fundamentally different from traditional Clausewitzian interstate conflicts. Unlike old wars, which were fought between state-controlled militaries for geopolitical and ideological reasons, '...
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