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Stephen W. Miller

Stephen W. Miller
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A former US Marine ground combat and aviation officer instrumental in the adoption of wheeled armoured vehicles and manoeuvre warfare. He has extensive hands-on experience in development, acquisition, fielding, support and employment leading land, naval, and air programmes in the US and twenty-four other countries. [email protected]
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China Unveils High Speed Amphibious Capability

Being able to rapidly move from a ship to the beach and then inland has significant benefits. It reduces exposure while moving to the...

Asia’s Artillery Rennaissance

Artillery is experiencing a revolution in platform design, ordnance and fire control. Such advances are making artillery more deployable, enabling weapons to reach the...

New Zealand’s Poseidon Adventure

New Zealand will soon significantly enhance its maritime surveillance capabilities with the approval by the United States for its request to acquire four Boeing...

Fighting Talk

The Asia-Pacific has, in recent years, seen significant activity in the acquisition and fielding of new IFVs (Infantry Fighting Vehicles) as a consequence of...
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Australia Looks at New SHORAD

Australia’s Department of Defence announced in mid-April that it will invest up to $1.4 billion in the development of a new Short-Range Air Defence...
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Tanked Up

It is an often repeated adage that Main Battle Tanks (MBT) are unsuitable for operation in the jungles, mountains and paddies common in Asian-Pacific...
Orbital ATK XM395

Precision Mortar Rounds for Singapore

Singapore’s Armed Forces (SAF) ground units could soon have a revolutionary new capability in their arsenal in the form of the Orbital ATK XM395;...
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New Eyes for the old Warhorse

The Royal Thai Army appears to be pursuing a three track approach to modernising its Main Battle Tank (MBT) forces, with purchasing two new...
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Taiwan Abrams Acquisition Moves Forward

With a tank force consisting primarily of 1960s and 1970s era Chrysler M60A3 and modified M48H main battle tanks the Republic of China’s (ROC)...
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Rheinmetall’s Lynx

Rheinmetall is betting that the future in Armoured Fighting Vehicles (AFVs) is in modular configurations with the concept of a common ‘base chassis’ designed...

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Russian Helicopters sign contracts for delivery to China

Russian Helicopters holding company (part of Rostec State Corporation) and United Helicopters International Group entered into three contracts during the International Aviation and Space...
Sikorsky UH-60M Black Hawk utility helicopters

Taiwan Orders Additional UH-60s

Sikorsky has been awarded a $135.4 million Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contract by the Republic of China Army (ROCA) for the manufacture of 24 Sikorsky...
JMSDF

ASW the Japanese Way

The Japanese Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Agency (ATLA) presented the Kawasaki P-1 Anti-Submarine Warfare/Maritime Patrol Aircraft (ASW/MP) at this year’s Paris Air Show. Deliveries of...
OFB’s new 7.62mm assault rifle

Indian Army Unhappy with New Rifle

The Indian Army has rejected the indigenously-built 7.62mm assault rifle on grounds that it had failed basic ground tests. The gun is being developed...
Offshore Patrol Vessel BRP Tubbataha

Philippines receives first of 10 Japan-built MRRVs

The Japanese government has delivered the first of ten Japanese-built ‘Parola’ class Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV), the BRP Tubbataha, to the Philippines’ Coast Guard...

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