BM-18

Higher Caliber

Western manufacturers are now seeing increasingly successful small arms designs emerging from Asia. The weapon carried by every soldier not only impacts on their effectiveness...

Taiwan test fires AIM-120 AMRAAMs locally for the first time

The Republic of China Air Force (RoCAF) has reportedly performed the first local live-firing of the US-made Raytheon AIM-120 Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAMs). Local...

South Korea readies hydrogen-powered UAVs for air force

The South Korean Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) has awarded local firm Doosan Mobility Innovation a US$734,000 contract to supply an undisclosed number of...
Upgraded MH-60K

MHI tests upgraded SH-60K naval helicopter

Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has performed the first test flight of an upgraded version of its SH-60K multirole naval helicopter, the company announced...
Indian Air Force

More Bang for Your Buck

Most Asian nations that operate fleets of legacy fighter aircraft continue to procure upgrade packages to increase capability and the extend service life of...
K21-105

Hanwha to Propose K21 Based Tank for Indian Army

The Republic of Korea’s Hanwha Defense appears ready to propose a candidate to address the Indian Army’s requirement for a light tank. India’s Defense...
JGSDF-HADR-JR-Ng-scaled-1

Japan set to boost Philippines’ HADR readiness

Japan is providing the Philippine Armed Forces (PAF) with lifesaving equipment adopted by the Japan Ground Self-Defense Forces (JGSDF) under its official development assistance...

Taiwan’s F-16s to get Auto-GCAS

The Republic of China Air Force’s (RoCAF’s) fleet of Lockheed Martin F-16 Block 20 combat aircraft will be fitted with an automatic terrain avoidance...

Missing Indonesian submarine declared sunk, human error ruled out

KRI Nanggala, an Indonesian Navy (TNI-AL) Cakra-class diesel-electric submarine (SSK) that was reported missing in the Bali Sea on 21 April, has been found...
ARROW-12-RWS

Remote Firepower

Taking the gunner out of harm’s way provides flexibility in terms of where a weapon is sited, how large in can be and how...

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