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Enhancing the Mission

As nations continue to wage Counter-Insurgency (COIN) operations across the Asia-Pacific, requirements are emerging for Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) capable of providing...
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Small Platforms Make A Big Difference

Freedom of navigation and ‘presence’ missions in response to territorial disputes with the Peoples Republic of China, fishery patrols and interdiction of migrants at...
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Bangladesh Navy Doubles Dorniers

RUAG Aviation has signed a contract for the sale of two more Dornier 228 twin-turboprop aircraft to the Bangladesh Navy (BN) to be delivered...

Strength on the surface

Naval orders-of-battle are on the rise in the Asia-Pacific. Mounting tensions over territory, resources and state-on-state rivalries at sea are prompting Asia-Pacific navies to...
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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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Picture This

Integrated Air Defence Systems (IADS) are at the cornerstone of protecting a nation’s air space. The need to know what is going on in...
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Doing More With Less

Two key factors are driving the modernisation of Singapore’s armed forces: increasing regional security concerns and declining national birth rates. In this context, the...
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SATCOM on the move

Despite the proliferation of electronic warfare (EW) technology across the battlespace aimed at disrupting tactical and strategic communications of armed forces, satellite communications (SATCOM)...
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Australia’s Black Hornets

FLIR Systems has been awarded a $6.8 million firm-fixed-price order to deliver Black Hornet Personal Reconnaissance Systems (PRS) in support of the Australian Army....

Light Combat Aircraft in the Asia Pacific

The demand for relatively lower cost trainer / light attack aircraft in Asian Pacific has been an attractive proposition to countries needing to upgrade...

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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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