SMPP awarded largest ever USD $100 Mn Body Armor contract by...

S M Group is proud to announce that its fully owned subsidiary, SMPP, was recently awarded a USD $100Mn contract to supply 186,000 units...
MIM-104C

Bolt to the Blue

The story of land-based medium- to long-range Surface-to-Air Missiles (SAM) in the Asia-Pacific is one of considerable contrasts. For example, the People’s Republic of...
JF-17

Thunder heads towards Nigeria

Nigeria is inching close to being the first export customer of the jointly developed Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC) and China Chengdu Aircraft Corporation (CAC)...
Indra

Indra’s Anti-Drone Shield tested and ready to protect airports

The presence of drones recently forced the closure of Gatwick airport for three days, suspending 1,000 flights and disrupting the plans of about 140,000...

Japan launches first Taigei-class diesel-electric attack submarine

The lead boat of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF)’s new Taigei-class (29 SS) diesel-electric attack submarines (SSKs) has been launched by builder Mitsubishi...
S&T

S&T aims high for Next Gen ROKA weapon

South Korean firearms developer S&T Motiv, formerly Daewoo Precision Industries, is seeking to expand its footprint in the Asia Pacific, particularly in the Southeast...
Kongsberg-NSM-1

Defend and Deter

Published in the November/December 2020 Issue - The air defence threat-and-response equation exists increasingly in integrated layers. Armada looks at two examples of how...
JMSDF

ASW the Japanese Way

The Japanese Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Agency (ATLA) presented the Kawasaki P-1 Anti-Submarine Warfare/Maritime Patrol Aircraft (ASW/MP) at this year’s Paris Air Show. Deliveries of...

“Tank!!” The psychological impact of Armour

Mobility, firepower and protection. Three qualities of the Main Battle Tank that are seeing regional armies keep to modernise their stocks. The tank is a...
The Anti-Ship Missile Defence upgrade project

Defence Down Under

The Australian Defence Force (ADF) is one of the best-equipped militaries in the Asia-Pacific region and several programmes are underway introducing new and upgraded...

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