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Iran is coming in from the cold. The lifting of sanctions regarding that country’s clandestine nuclear weapons programme has implications for the Asia-Pacific as...
Safran's JIM Compact observation and targeting device

Turning Night Into Daytime

As with anything that infantry is expected to carry, night vision device design must incorporate compromises balancing capability against the load they impose in...

Thailand’s Spending Spree

by Andrew Drwiega and Dr. Lee Willet With the Thai government being controlled by the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), in other words...
ZBD-2000 family

Metal Gear Solid

Armoured Combat Vehicles (ACVs) have been given considerable attention by armies in the Asia-Pacific over the last few years. Major efforts have been taken,...
WFP Il-76 lines up on the runway of Jordan’s Marka Airport

Care from the Air

One of the world’s largest operators of aircraft in conflict zones is the United Nations. Relying on the provision of aircraft from member states...
Raytheon’s MIM-104 Patriot system

The Invisible Umbrella

Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) systems comprise a range of assets focused on varying challenges. As the nature of the threat has grown more complex,...
The M4 Carl Gustaf

Direct Action

As the contemporary operating environment continues to witness the growing emergence and influence of so-called ‘near peer’ adversaries, armed forces around the world continue...

Russian Stand Packs a Punch

Rosoboronexport are presenting more than 220 examples of Russia’s production of all types of armed forces equipment at Defence & Security 2017. These include...

EMTAN Three Assault Rifles debut at D&S 2017

Emtan Karmiel is launching three new assault rifles based on the MZ-4 at Defense & Security Thailand 2017. The MZ-47, MZ-4P (Piston), and MZ-300...

UAE’s NIMR Automotive announces new partnerships

NIMR Automotive has expanded its business into the Southeast Asian region following agreements with industry partners in Thailand and Malaysia. NIMR has been working closely...

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Huge potential for KONGSBERG in Qatar

KONGSBERG has signed a cooperation agreement in Qatar for long-term technology development programs within defence, maritime industry and digitalization. The first programme in relation...

Elbit Systems Awarded $65 Million Contract to Supply Comprehensive SAR Solution

Elbit Systems Ltd. announced today that it was awarded a $65 million contract by an Asian-Pacific country to provide a comprehensive Search and Rescue...

“Engineers Up!”

For all the might of main battle tanks and other fighting vehicles, their progress can be stopped or slowed without the skills and specialist vehicles...

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