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Trio combine for Drone Defence

ESG Elektroniksystem und Logistik, Diehl Defence and Rohde & Schwarz have signed a cooperative agreement in the area of drone defense. The companies want to...

We want what you have

There is a clear demand for unmanned aerial technology in the Asia-Pacific, as territorial disputes and large EEZs (Exclusive Economic Zones) are leading nations...
Cougar

The MRAP Story: Learning from History

The sudden and widespread use by insurgents of IEDs in Iraq caught regular forces off-guard, and triggered the urgent need to look back at...
The People’s Republic of China's third aircraft carrier

Catapults for the PLAN’s new aircraft carrier

The People’s Republic of China's third aircraft carrier being planned for the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) will include significant modifications compared to the...
MBDA’s Brimstone missile

Alternative Options

Whatever the political stance taken on the conduct of air strikes in Iraq and Syria, if they are going to be carried out in...
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...

Preparing for the worst

The Australian Defence Force has recently invested in its capability to react to chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive CBRNe challenges. The Australian Army is...
ROSOBORONEXPORT

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...

Fighting Talk

The Asia-Pacific has, in recent years, seen significant activity in the acquisition and fielding of new IFVs (Infantry Fighting Vehicles) as a consequence of...
The Indonesian armed forces

Indonesia Reposturing Military Strategy

In the Indonesian 2015 Defence White Paper outlining government strategic and spending priorities, which was approved by the country’s defence minister General (Ret.) Ryamizard...

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Taiwan’s Cruise Missile Deterrent Strategy

Sino-Taiwanese relations have been chilly ever since Tsai Ing-wen became president of the Republic of China (RoC) in May 2016, which resurfaced the million-dollar...
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Modernising The Philippines Armed Forces

Andrew Drwiega - The second five year plan in the ambitious 15 year Philippine armed forces modernisation strategy is moving beyond counter-insurgency and onto ‘big-ticket’...
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Airbus Helicopters awarded Australia’s ARH Tiger support contract extension

Airbus has been awarded an extension of the Australian Army’s Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter (ARH) Tiger through-life support (TLS) contract by the Australian Department of...

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