QUESTION FOR WRITTEN REPLY
2702. Hon M.A. Nhanha (COPE) to ask the Minister of Defence and Military
(1) Whether the department has managed to acquire modern and up to
date key equipment such as UAVSs, new log and APC vehicles,
attack helicopters, mortar/artillery locating radar and the
relevant integrated concept of Command, Control, Communications,
Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR),
resources which enable combat advantage on the battlefield â all
of which are in increasing demand in peace missions: if not, why
not; if so, provide relevant details in this regard.
1) No UAVâs, new Log Vehicles, APC or Mortar/Artillery Locating Radar
have been acquired in the past 24 months although requirements for Log
Vehicles are currently encapsulated in Project VISTULA which is in the
Project Study Approval Process.