Singapore’s First LMV To Be Commissioned In May 2017

The Republic of Singapore Navy's (RSN's) ‘Independence’ class corvette programme is well underway and on schedule, according to the vessels’ shipbuilder, ST Marine. As...
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Four Wheeling by Parachute

The operational advantage of airborne forces is their ability to be loaded into fixed-wing freighters, be moved across significant distances and then be dropped...
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Singapore Sensors for Maritime

Singapore-based Omnisense Systems will be discussing at the show its range of electro-optical and infrared (EO/IR) sensor turrets at D&S. The Ulysses II sensor turret...

Pakistan’s Armed Forces

President Trump’s ‘Remarks on the Strategy in Afghanistan and South Asia’ of 21 August, 2017 were regarded unfavourably by Pakistan. The government, opposition politicians,...

Greater Potential Pending

The Malaysian Government continues to have ambitious plans for all branches of its armed forces, but more focus needs to be applied to budgetary...
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Frigates fill the Maritime Gap

While the budget for large capital ships is hard to find in the Asia Pacific region, the market for cheaper ‘workhorse’ frigates and corvettes...
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Keel laid for Singapore’s fourth corvette

Singapore’s Ministry of Defence confirmed on 31 August that the country’s shipbuilder ST Marine has laid keel for its fourth ‘Independence’ class corvette for...
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Avoiding the Rocks and Hard Places

Like most military capabilities, Satellite Communications (SATCOM) can be expensive to develop, procure and operate. Fortunately, help is at hand from third-party commercial SATCOM...
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Thailand’s Spending Spree

by Andrew Drwiega and Dr. Lee Willet With the Thai government being controlled by the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), in other words...

India’s Armed Forces

India’s armed forces, while undoubtedly professional, continue to be hampered by their traditional structure, unhelpful political process including an adherence to ‘Made in India’...

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