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Thomas Withington

Thomas Withington
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Head editor, Defence commentator, journalist, military historian.

Stranger On The Shore

India has the eighteenth longest coastline in the world, according to the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Fact Book. Stretching for a total of 3779.7...
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Picture This

Integrated Air Defence Systems (IADS) are at the cornerstone of protecting a nation’s air space. The need to know what is going on in...

IMDEX Show News – Bel Tolls for Indian Navy Radio

Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) expects to commence the installation of its SDR-NC multiband naval radio across the Indian Navy fleet from 2018. Speaking to asianmilitaryreview.com...

IMDEX Show News – From Alpha to Omega

Sources close to Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) Elta division have told asianmilitaryreview.com that the firm expects to complete sea trials of its EL/M-2258 Alpha...
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IMDEX Show News – Thales Showcase New Naval Wideband HF

Thales hopes to have the first example of its new HF XL High Frequency (HF: three megahertz/MHz to 30MHz) wideband communications capability in service...

Turning Down The Heat

Man-Portable Air Defence Systems, better known as MANPADS, are a continuing source of concern for operators of military and civilian aircraft alike. Fortunately, investments...
ESMs

The Signal and The Noise

The electromagnetic spectrum is a loud, chaotic place. Navies must use their Electronic Warfare (EW) equipment to listen carefully to tease out the signals...
LCAC-100

LCAC-100 Hovers Closer

Textron’s marine and land systems division plans to deliver the first of five LCAC-100 hovercraft to the United States Navy (USN) by the end...

TAI CEO Bullish On Company Growth and Asia-Pacific Prospects

Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) president and chief executive officer Dr. Temel Kotil is confident that the company can develop strong links with the Asia-Pacific...
LIG Nex1 Radar

South Korea to accept New Radars by end of 2017

LIG Nex1 expects to commence deliveries of new ground-based air surveillance radars to the Republic of Korea (ROK) Army and air force by the...

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Beyond the One Million Flight Hour Mark

Insitu’s ScanEagle, Integrator and RQ-21A Blackjack Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) hit a collective one million operational flight hours during the last week of July....
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Indonesia Reposturing Military Strategy

In the Indonesian 2015 Defence White Paper outlining government strategic and spending priorities, which was approved by the country’s defence minister General (Ret.) Ryamizard...
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Starship Enterprise

While much attention is paid by Asia-Pacific to the maritime, land and air domains, there is a regional push to develop space capabilities across...
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Yong vehicles on track for ROK Army

Hyundai’s Yong wheeled armoured vehicles in development since 2012 for the Republic of Korea (ROK) Army are completing preproduction trials. The vehicle is being...

Cessna 206Bs Aid the Fight

The United States government has provided the Philippine Air Force with two new Cessna 208B piston-engine reconnaissance aircraft with an estimated value of $33...

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