Singapore 

Parliament: Bionix did not stop reversing in CFC Liu Kai incident despite repeated commands, says Ng Eng Hen, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – The Bionix armoured vehicle which collided into the Land Rover that Corporal First Class Liu Kai was driving, leading to his death, did not stop reversing despite repeated commands for its driver to do so, Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen revealed in Parliament on Monday (Feb 11). In the Nov 3 accident, the Bionix Infantry Fighting Vehicle stopped only after it mounted the driver’s side of the Land Rover – about eight seconds after it started reversing, said Dr Ng. An independent Committee of Inquiry (COI), as well…

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Singapore 

SCDF files police report against 5 NSFs for taking and leaking photos of Bionix accident, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) has filed a police report against five of its full-time national servicemen (NSFs) for taking and circulating photos of the scene of an accident involving a Singapore Armed Forces’ (SAF) Bionix armoured vehicle last Saturday (Nov 3). One photo that ended up in social media shows a Bionix vehicle on top of a Land Rover that was crushed. An ambulance and SCDF personnel are seen in the background. The Bionix vehicle had reversed into the Land Rover during an SAF field training exercise in…

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