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Two New FA-50Hs Arrive in the Philippines

The Philippines Air Force (PAF) received an additional two Korea Aerospace Industries’ (KAI) FA-50PH fighters on 22nd February. These two aircraft are part of...
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Augmenting the Amphibians

The Japanese military is organising an Amphibious Rapid Deployment Brigade that is expected to become fully operational in 2018. An important enabler in this...

Japan to get new Hawkeyes in 2018

Northrop Grumman will deliver two E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Airborne Early Warning (AEW) aircraft to the Japan Air Self Defence Force (JASDF) in 2018, the...
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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...
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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...
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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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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...
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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...

From our Correspondents

Denel seeks closure on the legality of Denel Asia JV

24 March 2017 - Denel has applied to the High Court of South Africa in Gauteng for an order declaring that it obtained approval to...

TAI CEO Bullish On Company Growth and Asia-Pacific Prospects

Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) president and chief executive officer Dr. Temel Kotil is confident that the company can develop strong links with the Asia-Pacific...
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Chabahar Project Haltingly Moves Forward

In February, the government of India allocated funds from its foreign aid budget to support the development of a new deep water port in...

Fennecs and Cobras prepare to Fight

The Pakistan Army expects to enhance its counter insurgency capabilities in Waziristan following the introduction of new rotorcraft expected this April. According to Major...
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New Eyes for the old Warhorse

The Royal Thai Army appears to be pursuing a three track approach to modernising its Main Battle Tank (MBT) forces, with purchasing two new...

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