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...
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...
anti-armour systems

Reach Out And Touch Someone

Contemporary operations are highlighting a resurgence in demand for flexible and accurate anti-armour support weapons as armed forces grow increasingly concerned about the military...
M777 155mm howitzers

Spot On!

Precision Guided Munitions (PGMs) have the potential to alter the way artillery indirect fires are employed and to potentially take on missions previously only...
Airshow-China-2016-CM-302

China promotes export of CM-302 Supersonic ASCM

According to Chinese news media reports, the China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation(CASIC) CM-302 missile is being marketed for export as “the world's best...
PC-7 FTD

Synthetic Forms

As the world’s militaries begin the shift to fifth-generation fighters, the need for advanced training capabilities is growing. While live training continues to form...
Sikorsky UH-60M Black Hawk utility helicopters

Taiwan Orders Additional UH-60s

Sikorsky has been awarded a $135.4 million Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contract by the Republic of China Army (ROCA) for the manufacture of 24 Sikorsky...
RAT-31 air surveillance radar

RAP-pers Delight

Developing and operating an Integration Air Defence System (IADS) system is a fiendishly complex exercise. Such systems have two key functions; to help safeguard...
Skeldar UAV

Broadening Horizons

The benefit of operating Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in the maritime domain has been known to navies in the Asia-Pacific region for some time....
Leopard-2 RI

Tanked Up

It is an often repeated adage that Main Battle Tanks (MBT) are unsuitable for operation in the jungles, mountains and paddies common in Asian-Pacific...

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