Ingenieur Général de l’Armement (IGA) Laurent Collet-Billon, Director-General of the French Defence Technology and Procurement Agency, Direction Générale de l’Armement (DGA), called on Singapore Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen this afternoon at the Singapore Ministry of Defence. IGA Collet-Billon, who is in Singapore from 2 to 3 February 2012, also visited the SAF Centre for Military Experimentation earlier today.
IGA Collet-Billon’s visit underscores the strong and broad-based bilateral defence relationship and in particular, the deepening of defence technology collaboration between France and Singapore. IGA Collet-Billon is in Singapore to co-chair the France-Singapore Defence Technology Co-operation Committee (FS-DTCC) with Permanent Secretary (Defence Development) Dr Tan Kim Siew. The FS-DTCC is the highest bilateral forum for defence technology cooperation between France and Singapore.