Constabulary Maritime: OPVs and Corvettes On Patrol

Not all naval ships have to be big to be useful. Home waters maritime security can be adequately prosecuted by smaller, yet increasingly more...

Submarine Close Encounters

Tim Fish - The population growth of submarines in Asian-Pacific waters is outstripping the region’s capacity to produce them. The trend towards the acquisition of...

Receiving you Loud and Clear

Space-based communications and surveillance systems have become indispensable to armed forces in the era of networked warfare, which is premised upon reliable and efficient...
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Fast Attack: Still a Threat in the Littoral

Small, swift missile-bearing attack craft can do great damage at range if allowed to do so. Fast craft have received a great deal of attention...

MANPAD Menace

Countering the MANPAD threat consistently challenges industry’s design and development teams. One of the most unpredictable and terrifying asymmetric threats to military fixed-wing aircraft and rotorcraft...
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Keeping Faith with Light Close Air Support

David Oliver - The appeal of light, close air support aircraft endures in a region increasingly worried by the likelihood of returning Daesh fighters adding...

Sounding Warnings Sooner

Most of the advanced military nations have some kind of Airborne Early Warning & Control systems (AEW&C). In the past the role has been...
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China flexes Maritime Muscle to warn Taiwan and Regional Rivals

The South China Sea has witnessed growing Chinese naval presence, but the People’s Liberal Army Navy (PLA-N) parade on 12 April was of another...

Singapore Forges Next Gen Capabilities in Arizona

During its biennial overseas exercise, Forging Sabre, the Singaporean Armed Forces used enhanced C2 to further integrate fast jets, attack helicopters and UAVs into...

Tactical change of Tune

The challenge of upgrading to software defined radios will reduce the need to overcome issues with upgrading traditional hardware for Asian militaries. Tactical radio technology...

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Coastal Watchkeepers

Unmanned systems are making the monitoring of coastal borders a less labour intensive. Although the Asia Pacific region has remained free from major conflicts in...
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Penske Power Systems to Represent Qinous in Australia and the Pacific

Penske Power Systems has been appointed as the new partner of Qinous throughout Australia and the Pacific, as of August 16, 2019. A provider of...
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British and Indian Navies Join Forces in Channel

Destroyer HMS Defender joined forces with the Indian Navy as she knuckled down to her Asia-Pacific deployment… in the English Channel. The Portsmouth-based Type 45...

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