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Singapore’s armed forces going green

March 1, 2021  By Canadian Biomass Magazine


Singapore’s ministry of defence and its armed forces plan to reduce their carbon emissions by two-thirds by 2030 and further cut that number in half by 2050.

The country’s air force is to begin trials of green aviation fuel for some of its F-16 fighter jets. The army is striving to replace its fleet of vehicles with electric-operated ones by 2030, and the navy has planned a number of changes, including equipping its vessels with energy-efficient LED lights and using garbage converters to reduce the amount of waste produced.

The announcements were made Monday during the Defence Ministry’s committee of supply debate.

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