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About Singapore Technologies Engineering
Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) is an integrated engineering group specialising in innovative solutions and services in the aerospace, electronics, land systems and marine sectors.
Advanced Material Engineering Pte Ltd., a subsidiary of Singapore Technologies Kinetics - the land systems arm of Singapore Technologies Engineering - produces cluster munitions. It produces at least two versions of the 155 mm High-Explosive (HE) Dual Purpose-Improved Conventional Munition (DP-ICM), cluster munitions with 64 submunitions that have a mechanical self-destruct fuze. Singapore Technologies claims that the dud rate has been reduced to 3%.
On 26 November 2008, Singapore announced that it would impose an indefinite moratorium on the export of cluster munitions with immediate effect
To AFP press agency a company spokeswoman was quoted as saying that: "We do not produce cluster munitions for export, nor are we a subcontractor to anyone that does. [...] To date, we have never exported any cluster munitions."