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Mittens or Masters, Blue Magpies or Golden Eagles?

As the complexity of fighter aircraft keeps increasing, the need for better training aircraft that can prepare pilots for this higher level of performance...
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The Naval Workhorse – The Rise of OPVs

Offshore Patrol Vessels are gaining popularity as a cheaper but increasingly more capable option to more sizeable and expensive ‘grey navy’ options. The Asia-Pacific region...
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No peace dividend yet

Although growing interaction with North Korea seems to offer long awaited detante, it is still too early for the South Korean government to slow...
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To the Beach and Beyond – Amphibious Assault

The development of ship-to-shore landing vessels means more volume arriving per trip at higher speed. The amphibious operation is considered by many military analysts and...
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Light and Practical – ISTAR on the go

Variety is not only the spice of life, but representative of new ISTAR aids that are available for dismounted troops. All equipment that dismounted troops...

Big Punch Weapons for troops in contact

The use of direct fire weapons gives the infantry the punch that they often need to maintain momentum without waiting for additional support. Direct fire...
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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...
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Anti-Missile Defence Analysis: Part 1/2

With US President Trump due to begin talks with North Korea’s President Kim Jong-un over denuclearisation, Asian Military Review presents two perspectives on anti-tactical...

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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Keeping Them Flying and Effective

New helicopters, to maintain effectiveness, need a planned upgrade path - something that the Royal Australian Navy is addressing early. Older aircraft may swap...

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Hawkish China triggers Taiwanese Defence budget rise

Taiwan’s force modernisation still short of international buy-in so indigenous development and manufacturing remain’s vital. Tensions between the People’s Republic of China (PRC, or China)...

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