Japan First Export US-2 Deal With India Delayed Once More

Japan and India’s Defence Ministry were supposed to finally sign the sale of twelve ShinMaywa Industries’ US-2 amphibious aircraft in a deal worth between...
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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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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...
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The Signal and The Noise

The electromagnetic spectrum is a loud, chaotic place. Navies must use their Electronic Warfare (EW) equipment to listen carefully to tease out the signals...
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RAN’s new Hobart-Class AWD completes initial Sea trials

The future HMAS Hobart, the Royal Australian Navy's (RAN's) first of three ‘Hobart’ class, has left the naval shipbuilding company ASC’s shipyard in Osborne,...

Geography Lessons

Having Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) at your disposal is a valuable asset to any military, but existential threats in Asia-Pacific bring a new dimension to...

Rolls-Royce to provide engines for the RNZN’s

Rolls-Royce announced on 20 September that it would supply a Combined Diesel Electric and Diesel (CODLAD) propulsion system for the Royal New Zealand Navy’s...

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...

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...

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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US Army invites you to attend Future Armored Vehicles Active Protection...

SMi reports: Major General (Ret’d) John Charlton, Former Commander of the Army Test and Evaluation Center, US Army will be chairing the conference in...
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Major sponsor signs up for BIDEC 2019

Preparations have begun for BIDEC 2019, one of the region’s key International defence exhibitions with key partners confirming participation. Following the outstanding success of the...

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