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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...
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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,...
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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...

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...

Singapore’s First LMV To Be Commissioned In May 2017

The Republic of Singapore Navy's (RSN's) ‘Independence’ class corvette programme is well underway and on schedule, according to the vessels’ shipbuilder, ST Marine. As...

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...

India To Lease Second Russian Nuclear Attack Submarine

Russian media reports suggest India and Russia have reached an agreement that would see New Delhi leasing a second ‘Akula’ class nuclear-powered attack submarine...

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...

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...

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...

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Each year, Defence News magazine publishes the “Defence News Top 100” list based on defence industry sales of the prior year. Roketsan ranked 89th in...
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The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) tested its much-vaulted anti-ship ballistic missile (ASBM) capability at sea last month, according to news outlets CNBC and NHK,...
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Hawkish China triggers Taiwanese Defence budget rise

Taiwan’s force modernisation still short of international buy-in so indigenous development and manufacturing remain’s vital. Tensions between the People’s Republic of China (PRC, or China)...

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