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...

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...

HHI To Supply PN With Two New Frigates

The Philippine government has selected the Republic of Korea’s (ROK) Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) to supply it with two new frigates for Philippine’s Navy...

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...
The ‘Sejong Daewang’ class destroyer

Frigate or Destroyer?

Budgetary and strategic factors are slowly dividing the Asia-Pacific region into navies that can afford destroyers, and those that cannot. This, in turn, is...

Indonesia Discusses Possible Defence Sales With Pakistan

Indonesia’s state-run Antara News agency reported on 21 September that Indonesia had offered to sell defence equipment to Pakistan, stating that former Indonesian army...

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...

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...
ESMs

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...
The Guided Missile Destroyer - Hobart

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,...

Highlight of the Month

Recent Articles

Latest Issue

Issue of May 2019

X