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- Underwater Force Multipliers: Dr. Alix Valenti dives into how developments in underwater unmanned platforms may breach hostile A2/AD areas.
- Ferreting Around for Secrets: Martin Streetly examines Chinese and Russian airborne ISR capabilities in Asia, and how nations such as Japan have ‘snoops’ of their own.
- Air Defence Reawakens: As air defence resurfaces on military requirements lists, Stephen W. Miller discusses current capabilities.
- Huawei’s Perceived Threat Explained: Much has been made of Huawei’s threat to national security structures. Tom Withington clears the static on what to consider.
- SOF Challenges as Great Power Rivalry Builds: Andrew White examines the needs of Asian SOF just outside of peer-to-peer conflict.
- COVID Adds to Malaysian Defence Funding Problems: Finding funds for the Malaysian armed forces has never been straightforward, and that was before the pandemic struck. Dzirhan Mahadzir reports.
- Analysts Column: Ben Ho compares the benefits and drawbacks of smaller Lightning carriers against their larger, ‘ready for anything’ brethren.