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A Matter of Status

SE Asian shipyards, traditionally smaller, look to build affordable vessels but may face economic peril in the post-COVID-19 world. Efforts to improve naval shipbuilding capacity...
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ROK Contracts for Additional Wheeled Fighting Vehicles

Hyundai Rotem has received a contract on 29 September 2020 worth 407.7 billion won ($348.4 million) from the Republic of Korea’s Defense Acquisition Program...
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Regional navies conduct flurry of training exercises

Despite the challenges posed by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, Asia Pacific naval forces pushed on regional deployments and exercises throughout September. JMSDF's Exercises Notable examples include...
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Taiwan shows off indigenous stand-off ground attack missiles amid Beijing bluster

The Republic of China Air Force (RoCAF) took the opportunity to highlight its indigenously developed Wan Chien air-launched land attack cruise missile during an...
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Maritime fobs for Seaborne SOF

Across Asia Pacific, special operations forces (SOF) are receiving upgrades in maritime capability to support emerging mission sets associated with the Great Power Competition...
ZIWOO I&T

Tactical Shooting Simulation System(“ Shooting-Guide”) for Land Forces announced by ZIWOO...

“Shooting Guide” is fully interactive, 3D shooting training system that provides a premium synthetic environment suitable for a wide range of military training and...
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Thai Marines Choose NORINCO VN16

The Thai Government announced is has signed a contract with China’s NORINO for VN16 Amphibious Assault Tanks for the Thai Marine Forces.    The VN16...
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Rohde & Schwarz contributes to enhanced maritime safety in the Philippines

Rohde & Schwarz contracted to provide secure communications and direction finding systems for two 94 meter multi-role response vessels (MRRV) for the Philippine Coast Guard. Rohde &...
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EDITOR’S BUNKER BRIEFING (14 September 2020) No25

Dear Readers, Back from my break and the virtual briefing / conference period is once again gathering momentum. Currently in my diary is Modern Day...
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South Korea readies 120 mm self-propelled mortar system for production

South Korea’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) announced on 9 September that it will award a five-year contract worth 770 billion won (US$648 million)...

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