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US DoD

Turning Down The Heat

Man-Portable Air Defence Systems, better known as MANPADS, are a continuing source of concern for operators of military and civilian aircraft alike. Fortunately, investments...
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Pakistan’s Navy Launches New Oiler

Pakistan’s state-owned Karachi Shipyard and Engineering Works (KSEW) on 19 August launched a 17000 tonne oiler for the Pakistan Navy (PN); the country’s largest-ever...

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...
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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...
Singapore Special Operations Task Group

Soldier Modernisation

The Asia-Pacific comprises a highly-congested and complicated operating environment for nations seeking to assert their authority and control over strategic areas, with armed forces...

Materiel On The New Silk Road

Two experts from the Royal United Services Institute, a London-based think tank, examine the People’s Republic of China’s growing defence relationship with the Islamic...
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Defeating the IED

Defeating Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) with active countermeasures involves two distinct approaches: attacking the Radio Frequency (RF) detonation signals and mitigating the explosion with...

Fueling Strength

Although Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft play an important role in force projection, they have a limited niche market that will only attract those...

New Fighters for Sri Lanka

The Sri Lankan government publicly announced that it intends to issue a Request For Information (RFI) in support of a programme to procure new...
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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...

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Frigates fill the Maritime Gap

While the budget for large capital ships is hard to find in the Asia Pacific region, the market for cheaper ‘workhorse’ frigates and corvettes...
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Hong Kong shows Taiwan its Future under China

The extensive protests by the people of Hong Kong reveal a deep concern about the increasing rate at which the Chinese government is taking...
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The Need for SEAD

The United States and her allies in Asia-Pacific face an Anti-Access/Area Denial (A2AD) threat from two significant actors in the region; the People’s Republic...

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