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Bigger and Badder

Infantry Fighting Vehicle operators want more punch from their medium calibre cannons - and onboard missiles will increase the number of blows they can...
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The Politics of Defence

Will the controversial new Defence Minister use his position to continue armed forces modernisation or further his own political ambitions? The surprising appointment of Prabowo...
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Japan’s SIGINT Challenge

While Japan has long been involved in the electronic warfare domain, the country’s navy needs to enhance its strategic EW capabilities. Japan is an Electronic...
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South Korea Skills Base Broadens

The South Korean defence industry is widening its skills and knowledge across all sectors, including tier supply. The Republic of Korea (RoK, or South Korea)’s...
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Fighting Back Against UAS

A widening range of methods are being fielded to take down UAS depending on their size. Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) offer new threats as well...
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5th Generation Fighters; Beyond Lockheed Martin

International competition is "hotting" up to design alternatives Lockheed Martin’s 5th Generation F-22 and F-35 combat aircraft. And 6th Generation is just over the...
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UAVs Over the Maritime Horizon

Maritime patrolling with UAVs has becoming the norm, allowing manned missions to be dedicated to more mission specific tasks. Airborne maritime operations such as anti-submarine...
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More Thoughts on Singapore’s F-35B

There have been more developments in Singapore’s F-35B Lightning II acquisition. Singapore Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen recently said that the city-state was in...
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Air Defence Challenges in the New Decade

Air defence is coming to the fore of Western military planning after being neglected in the 20-plus years of permissive campaigns since the end...
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Alliances drive Australian Defence Spending

Australian defence modernisation is moving ahead across a broad front with a ‘build in Australia’ impetus behind many major projects. Modernisation Programme Australia’s defence modernisation programme...

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