Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle
AW-149M
US DoD

Big In Japan

Raising concerns over the strategic assertiveness of the People’s Republic of China in the East and South China Seas, as well as on the...
F-16

Protection Racket

Fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft face a plethora of Surface-to-Air and Air-to-Air Missile (SAM/AAM) threats employing radar, infrared and laser guidance. Integrated Self-Protection Systems (ISPS)...
Skeldar UAV

Broadening Horizons

The benefit of operating Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in the maritime domain has been known to navies in the Asia-Pacific region for some time....
MPA variants of the Q400 turboprop

The Huntsman Still Rules the Waves

Once again tension over disputed island and territories in the South China Sea is the focus for Asia-Pacific nations to re-evaluate their maritime surveillance...
Exercise BALIKATAN

Arming the Archipelago

Traditionally devoted to internal security and relying on the United States for protection from threats, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) are undergoing...
Pakistan’s ZDK-03

Watching The Noisy Neighbours

It is always handy to know what your neighbour is up to, particularly if they are not friendly. So it is no surprise that...
RGM-84L from a US Navy vessel

Harpoon Cleared for Thailand

The Royal Thai Navy’s (RTN) 2016 request to purchase Boeing RGM-84L Harpoon surface-to-surface anti-ship missiles has successfully cleared the approval process with the US...

Mi-172 helicopter is ready for commercial deliveries

Russian Helicopters Holding Company (part of Rostec State Corporation) obtained a type certificate for medium utility Mi-171A2 helicopter in a convertible configuration from the...
Insitu’s UAVs

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....
Formosat-7/COSMIC-2 mission

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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Rumble Down Under

The Australian Defence Force (ADF) is one of the most well-trained and equipped militaries in the Indo-Pacific region. A steadfast ally of the United...
AW-149M

Heliopolis

Try landing vertically, rescuing a downed pilot from the ocean, delivering troops to the top of a building, or carrying an underslung howitzer without...
ship bridge simulation systems

Virtual Action Stations

Navies are increasingly turning to synthetic training technologies to prepare their personnel for the realities of combat. In addition to offering a less expensive...

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