Thai Bell 212 helicopter

Taking a Helicopter View

Although there is a large requirement for new and/or upgraded utility helicopters, the financial downturn in the Asia-Pacific has stalled many decisions to commit...
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Countering the Chemicals

In the latter half of 2015 and early 2016, the Middle East remained the main theatre where CBRN (Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear) threats are...
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...
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Survival Instinct

From her birth as an independent nation in 1965, Singapore has stressed a strong military as a key to national survival, prosperity and cohesion....
INKAS

Security Guards

The provision of internal security has expanded as new concerns have surfaced across the Asia-Pacific region, with the threat of well-armed and organised groups...
NVGs produce a green picture

Vision Thing!

Focused on lightweight, robust and power-frugal devices with better performance that are easier to use, infantry night vision is evolving through refinements to existing...

Cannon Fodder

Guns have been a key element of naval warfare for hundreds of years. This remains the case today, when a combination of cost factors...
Inmarsat

Avoiding the Rocks and Hard Places

Like most military capabilities, Satellite Communications (SATCOM) can be expensive to develop, procure and operate. Fortunately, help is at hand from third-party commercial SATCOM...
‘Kamorta’ class corvette

Thousand Island Dressing

Traditional and non-traditional threats, as well as financial constraints, are pushing Asia Pacific navies to select increasingly modular designs for their corvettes. This is...
Indian MoD’s BMS programme

The Connection Is Made

The proliferation of reconnaissance technology across the Asia-Pacific continues to advance at pace as armed forces operating on land, in the air and at...

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Bharat Electronics presents upgraded L70 Bofors

The highlight of Bangalore-based defence company Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) during Defense & Security 2017 will be its upgraded Bofors 40mm L70 towed anti-aircraft...
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Thailand DTI rolls out new amphibious APC

Thailand’s Defence Technology Institute (DTI) has unveiled its latest 8x8 Amphibious Armoured Personnel Carrier (AAPC) which it is developing specifically to meet the requirements...

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