Issue of Asian Military Review in December 2016 & January 2017.

Table of Contents

  • Cover - AMR - Issue - December 2016 / January 2017Land Warfare – Tanked UpInvestment is flowing into main battle tank procurements and upgrades in the Asia-Pacific, Stephen W. Miller discovers.
  • Air Power – Fueling StrengthDavid Oliver examines recent developments in the world of air-to-air refuelling, and their implications for air forces in the Asia-Pacific.
  • Sea Power – Frigate or Destroyer?Which is best, a frigate or destroyer? Dr. Alix Valenti argues that both have their role and that both are in demand in the Asia-Pacific.
  • Sea Power – The Signal and the NoiseNavies are increasingly demanding electronic warfare systems which can provide a detailed electronic order-of-battle on the high seas and in the littoral, Thomas Withington explains.
  • Air Power – Turning Down the HeatThomas Withington explains the contribution that Directional Infra-Red Countermeasures can make towards protecting aircraft against infrared guided weapons.
  • Land Warfare – Geography LessonsGeospatial intelligence is in high demand in the Asia-Pacific, Percy Monroe explains, with many nations fulfilling these requirements through the private sector.
  • Regional Militaries – Materiel On The New Silk RoadDr. Aniseh Bassiri Tabrizi and Veerle Nouwens examine the growing defence relationship between Iran and China.
  • Pulse: Catch up on all the latest defence radio frequency news and analysis in Thomas Withington’s regular Pulse column.

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