WS-10B

China makes moves on J-10 turbofan engines

Screen captures of a video documentary released in early March by state-owned broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) suggest that the latest batch of J-10C...
ROC-Minesweeper

Taiwan Navy’s Future Minelayer hits the water

The Republic of China (RoC)’s first indigenously developed minelaying vessel being built for the RoC Navy has been quietly launched in the Su'ao Township...
covid

Isolation? How Defence Industry Can Retain Their Global Presence Amidst Difficult...

As we are all aware, the COVID19 virus continues to be a serious global issue, with numerous international defence exhibitions, conferences and meetings already...
Australia-UAV

Double jeopardy for Australia’s UAV programmes

The Australia Department of Defence’s (DoD’s) efforts to acquire high-end unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) capabilities for the Australian Defence Force (ADF) have entered uncertain...
CASC

CASC resumes UAV production and testing amid ongoing COVID-19 battle

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) has resumed production and flight testing of its unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) following a brief stoppage to...
F-16-Indonesia

Indonesia’s upgraded F-16 takes flight

The first Indonesian Air Force (TNI-AU) F-16A/B combat aircraft to undergo the Falcon STAR (Structural Augmentation Roadmap) enhanced mid-life upgrade (eMLU) programme has made...
PLAAF-Y-20

China set to introduce new Y-20 variants

The People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) is set to field two new variants of the Y-20 strategic airlifter, PLA and industry officials have...
hypersonic glide vehicle testing

China rapidly advancing hypersonic weapons technology

A top US military official has claimed that China is developing an intercontinental range hypersonic weapons, which could challenge the ability of US detection...
Triton-US-Navy

Australia set to acquire second MQ-4C Triton maritime patrol UAV

The US Department of Defense (DoD) announced on 18 February 2020 that it will award Northrop Grumman with a sole-source contract to supply Australia...
china

China heads into stormy waters

The global political landscape is changing faster than I can recall over the last 50 years. The inward looking “America first” attitude promoted by...

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