Strength on the surface

Naval orders-of-battle are on the rise in the Asia-Pacific. Mounting tensions over territory, resources and state-on-state rivalries at sea are prompting Asia-Pacific navies to...
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Fast Attack: Still a Threat in the Littoral

Small, swift missile-bearing attack craft can do great damage at range if allowed to do so. Fast craft have received a great deal of attention...
Uralvagonzavod T-90S/M MBT

The Tiger’s Talons Sharpen

India has re-booted its military modernisation drive by emphasising indigenously sourced materiel, developed and built by domestic public- and private-sector companies, in partnership with...

Nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines set to be fastest growing segment in...

Navies across the globe are enhancing their undersea warfare capabilities by commissioning advanced submarines, primarily to gain asymmetric advantage over their opponents and to...
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Unmanned Tranformation

"Autonomous Warrior" drive RAN to boost unmanned system roles in sea control, situational awareness. Royal Australian Navy Task Group-based operations The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) is...
The Wave Glider

Boeing Moves Forward in the Unmanned Sector

Boeing’s defence, space and security division is expanding its footprint in the unmanned systems domain. The firm told asianmilitaryreview.com that: “autonomous systems are one...
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Pushing Back with OPVs

China’s maritime expansion has triggered a surge in interest for offshore patrol vessels to help police EEZs. OPVs programmes There are numerous offshore patrol vessels (OPVs)...
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The Naval Workhorse – The Rise of OPVs

Offshore Patrol Vessels are gaining popularity as a cheaper but increasingly more capable option to more sizeable and expensive ‘grey navy’ options. The Asia-Pacific region...
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Vital Maritime Domain Awareness issues to be discussed at Maritime Reconnaissance...

SMi Reports: Senior representatives to brief on achieving comprehensive Maritime Domain Awareness at Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance Technology 2020 in Rome, Italy. In recent news...

Guarding the Coasts

Somewhere between economic constraints and a significant increase of non-traditional threats in littoral regions and on the high seas, the market for Offshore Patrol...

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