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...

Fueling Strength

Although Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft play an important role in force projection, they have a limited niche market that will only attract those...
Indian MoD’s BMS programme

The Connection Is Made

The proliferation of reconnaissance technology across the Asia-Pacific continues to advance at pace as armed forces operating on land, in the air and at...
Mk-VI-Safe-Fwd

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...
USS-Fitzgerald

Ballistic Missile Defence in the Asia-Pacific region

The topic of ballistic missile defence, regardless of geographic region, is rife with complexities, and two major areas stand out - the geopolitical aspect...
Raaf-F-35A

Aspiring to Fifth Generation Fighters

David Oliver - The latest generation of fighters is not only coming to Asia-Pacific, but is being also developed within the region. In April 1991...
AW-149M

Heliopolis

Try landing vertically, rescuing a downed pilot from the ocean, delivering troops to the top of a building, or carrying an underslung howitzer without...
The tracked ASCOD

Looking For Trouble

Seeing what is over the hill or around the corner is more than a curiosity in military operations. Vast amounts of resources are invested...

New Fighters for Sri Lanka

The Sri Lankan government publicly announced that it intends to issue a Request For Information (RFI) in support of a programme to procure new...

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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Rosoboronexport to present latest anti-drone systems in Ufa

Rosoboronexport (part of the Rostec State Corporation) is taking part in the 10th International Meeting of High Representatives for Security Issues (18 – 20...

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...

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