Total Defence Day in Singapore
Total Defence Day in Singapore is held on February 15. This event in the second decade of the month February is annual. Help us
Total Defence in Singapore comprises the 6 pillars viz. Military, Civil, Economic, Social, Digital and Psychological Defence.
Military Defence is having a strong Singapore Armed Forces to deter aggression and protect the country.
Civil Defence provides for the safety and basic needs of the whole community so that life may go on as normally as possible during emergencies.
Economic Defence is the government, business and industry organising themselves to support the economy at all times.
Social Defence is about people living and working together in harmony and spending time on the interests of the nation and community.
Digital Defence requires every individual is the first line of defence against threats from the digital domain.
Psychological Defence is each person's commitment to and confidence in the nation's future.
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