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Close Protection

Close-In Weapon Systems (CIWS) are the last line of defence for ships. While they were originally developed to protect against anti-ship missiles, the range...

Feet Wet

While naval support helicopters remain a key element of any navy, the development of small UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) is gaining pace to prove...
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Doing More With Less

Two key factors are driving the modernisation of Singapore’s armed forces: increasing regional security concerns and declining national birth rates. In this context, the...
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Difficult Choices In A Complex Region

As Pakistan’s nuclear weapons modernisation advances, the country seeks a stronger domestic defence industrial base and an increase in defence exports. The People’s Republic...
Australia’s SAS regiment

Enhancing the Mission

As nations continue to wage Counter-Insurgency (COIN) operations across the Asia-Pacific, requirements are emerging for Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) capable of providing...
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Male Dominance

The use of Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) and High Altitude Long Endurance (HALE) Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) is picking up across the globe...
The People’s Republic of China's third aircraft carrier

Catapults for the PLAN’s new aircraft carrier

The People’s Republic of China's third aircraft carrier being planned for the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) will include significant modifications compared to the...
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New Zealand seeks to acquire fixed-wing transport capability

New Zealand’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) and has released a Request For Information (RfI), dubbed the Future Air Mobility Capability (FAMC), as the country...
corvette for the Republic of Singapore Navy

Keel laid for Singapore’s fourth corvette

Singapore’s Ministry of Defence confirmed on 31 August that the country’s shipbuilder ST Marine has laid keel for its fourth ‘Independence’ class corvette for...
Australian Army new wheeled Combat Reconnaissance Vehicles

Australia shortlists CRV Competitors

The Australian Department of Defence (DoD) announced on 28 July that it had narrowed down to two the list of contenders considered to supply...

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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....
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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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