Celebrating Women in Tech
04 Sep 2020

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Three cheers to Deputy Chief Executive (Operations) Ngiam Le Na, who was named on the inaugural 'Singapore 100 Women in Tech' list for making significant contributions in harnessing technology for defence and public sector applications.

In DSTA, Le Na works at the forefront of defence and commercial technologies to deliver solutions that give the SAF the technological edge. She champions and drives innovation efforts in drones, 3D printing, computer vision and many other areas. She also plays a pivotal role in establishing and expanding collaboration with industry partners.

Over the course of her career, Le Na has led major acquisition, development and upgrade programmes of various military aircraft for Singapore, including the F-15SG aircraft, A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport, as well as the H-225M and CH-47F helicopters. She has also contributed to the integration of sensor and weapon systems into an air defence network to protect Singapore from aerial threats.

In the fight against COVID-19, she oversaw DSTA's efforts, including emergency procurement of medical supplies, development of thermal screening solutions, and development of C2 systems and applications to support the various task forces.

Check out her stories on Pioneer, CNA, Facebook and Instagram!

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With DSTA’s Hunter Armoured Fighting Vehicle programme team and DSTA management.

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Signing of Implementation Agreement with Airbus Defence and Space at Farnborough Airshow in the UK. Under the agreement, Airbus Defence and Space will support DSTA in designing and certifying parts produced by additive manufacturing for RSAF aircraft.

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At the 20th anniversary celebration of the RSAF’s 150 Squadron detachment at Cazaux Air Base in France. The squadron flies the M-346 Advanced Jet Trainer delivered by DSTA for fighter jet training.

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At the launch of the Littoral Mission Vessel Fortitude. DSTA is the overall programme manager and systems integrator for this capable, mission-flexible ship used by the Navy to carry out maritime security operations and safeguard our sea lines of communication.