HMAS Brisbane Takes to the Water

The Royal Australian Navy marked a major milestone on 15 December 2016 with the launch of HMAS Brisbane. This ship is the second of...

PNGDF Plans Expansion

Brigadier General Gilbert Toropo, commander of the Papua New Guinea Defence Force (PNGDF), talk to asianmilitaryreview.com about the state of PNGDF capabilities in the...

Gripen Heads East

Saab has told asianmilitaryreview.com that it is proposing to transfer manufacturing and assembly capabilities for the company’s JAS-39E/F Gripen fighter to India. According to...

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...

From our Correspondents

Standard Missile-3

Further Standard Missile Tests expected this year

The Raytheon RIM-161 Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block-2A satellite, infrared and semi-active radar homing guided surface-to-air missile performed its first successful intercept test on 3rd...
JF-17

The Tail Choppers Get New Knives

The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) stood up its fifth Chengdu Aircraft Corporation/Pakistan Aeronautical Complex JF-17 fighter squadron on 16th February. The PAF’s 14 Air Superiority...

Cyber-Active

The Malaysian Armed Forces are expected to have their joint Cyber Defence Operation Centre (CDOC) fully operational by September 2017. Speaking to the media...
K-9 ROK SP

Estonia to feel the shake of Korean Thunder

The Republic of Korea’s Hanwha Techwin K-9 Thunder 155mm self-propelled howitzer has found additional customers in Europe. On 6th February, Estonia announced that it would...
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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