LIG Nex1 Radar

South Korea to accept New Radars by end of 2017

LIG Nex1 expects to commence deliveries of new ground-based air surveillance radars to the Republic of Korea (ROK) Army and air force by the...
SDR-V vehicular

LIG Nex1 primed for ROK Army Radio Requirement

LIG Nex1 has told asianmilitaryreview.com that it hopes for the Republic of Korea (ROK) government to make a decision on which tactical radios it...

Searching for Submarines

For years, Taiwan has talked about new conventional hunter-killer submarines (SSKs). The country's navy currently operates four aged submarines; two Second World War vintage...

Increased demand from Asia for combustion engines for unmanned helicopters

German engine manufacturer 3W-International GmbH saw increased demand for heavy fuel (HF) and gasoline combustion engines in 2016. Interest is increasing especially strongly for...
V-22 2-c-US Navy

US Bullish on Osprey Sales

Off the back of the first international sale of the Bell-Boeing MV-22B Osprey tilt-rotors to Japan, the US military’s programme office for the type...
JF-17

Rolling Thunder

This year is going to be massive for the JF-17/B Thunder fighter. The Sino-Pakistan aircraft, which is being built by the Pakistan Aeronautical Complex...
Korean-US-Augmentation

Korea’s GI Warriors

What started as an expedient to address US troop shortages during the Korean War (1950 to 1953), the bilateral KATUSA (Korean Augmentation To the...
F-35B

Lightning In The Rising Sun

The newest US Marine Corps’ (USMC) fighter, the Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning-II, is deploying to Japan, and is currently en route to the country.  The...
US-Army-Korea-M2-M1A2

US Heavy Armour Reinforces Korea

The US Army’s 1st Armoured Brigade Combat Team (ABCT), itself part of the 1st Infantry Division based at Fort Riley, Kansas has taken up...
Mitsubishi-atd-x

Big in Japan

The Mitsubishi Advanced Technology Demonstrator-X (ATD-X) Shinshin is a testbed aircraft being developed by the Japanese Ministry of Defence Technical Research and Development Institute (TRDI)....

From our Correspondents

Standard Missile-3

Further Standard Missile Tests expected this year

The Raytheon RIM-161 Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block-2A satellite, infrared and semi-active radar homing guided surface-to-air missile performed its first successful intercept test on 3rd...
JF-17

The Tail Choppers Get New Knives

The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) stood up its fifth Chengdu Aircraft Corporation/Pakistan Aeronautical Complex JF-17 fighter squadron on 16th February. The PAF’s 14 Air Superiority...

Cyber-Active

The Malaysian Armed Forces are expected to have their joint Cyber Defence Operation Centre (CDOC) fully operational by September 2017. Speaking to the media...
K-9 ROK SP

Estonia to feel the shake of Korean Thunder

The Republic of Korea’s Hanwha Techwin K-9 Thunder 155mm self-propelled howitzer has found additional customers in Europe. On 6th February, Estonia announced that it would...
LIG Nex1 Radar

South Korea to accept New Radars by end of 2017

LIG Nex1 expects to commence deliveries of new ground-based air surveillance radars to the Republic of Korea (ROK) Army and air force by the...

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