05 July 2022
by Oishee Majumdar
The Singapore Armed Forces is constructing infrastructure and creating workforce to assist its new fourth service, the Digital and Intelligence Service, which is anticipated to be arrange by late 2022. (Singapore Armed Forces)
Singapore’s Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) has introduced updates concerning its efforts to develop infrastructure and a talented workforce for the brand new Digital and Intelligence Service (DIS) of the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF).
In a media launch, MINDEF stated it should set up a Digital Ops-Tech Centre (DOTC) and a Centre of Excellence for Cyber Vary (CCR) to stimulate functionality growth of the SAF within the digital and cyber frontier.
The DOTC will companion with the Defence Expertise Neighborhood (DTC), different governmental companies, academia, and the trade to reinforce navy response to new operational necessities within the digital area by creating a “digital core nicely versed in information science and synthetic intelligence (AI) applied sciences”, MINDEF stated.
The “digital specialists” nurtured by the DOTC might be rotated between the centre and the SAF’s operational items in addition to externally to DOTC’s companions for “publicity to construct a complete understanding of the cyber ecosystem”, MINDEF added.