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Air Warfare Officer (AWO)

As an Air Warfare Officer, you will direct RSAF air operations, and control RSAF aircraft as well as Ground-Based Air Defence weapon systems. Your mission is to protect Singapore from air threats and safeguard the sovereignty of our national airspace.

Explore the different specialisations of an Air Warfare Officer.


As an Air Warfare Officer (Air Battle Management), you will watch over Singapore’s skies, ready to direct RSAF aircraft against potential air threats and for air combat missions. You must be vigilant, be able to prioritise tasks in a complex and fluid environment, and respond decisively to achieve mission success.


As an Air Warfare Officer (Air Defence Weapons), you will protect Singapore from air threats by deploying and controlling a suite of advanced air defence weapon systems. You must work well in teams, have strong leadership and communication skills, and be ready to take decisive action at a moment’s notice.


As an Air Warfare Officer (Air Traffic Control), you must manage the tight airspace around Singapore to ensure that our aircraft take off from and recover to our airbases safely and expeditiously to achieve their missions. You must have good communication and analytical skills, and be able to multitask in this time-critical operating environment.

Starting Salary:

  • $2,420 - $6,060


  • Eyesight not more than 800 degrees per eye
  • Astigmatism not more than 200 degrees per eye
  • Height between 1.62m and 1.90m

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