Heron-1-UAV

Eyes in the Sky

Roaming UAVs ease airborne border and coastal surveillance. Enduring territorial disputes, illegal immigration, transnational crime, and domestic and international terrorism in Asia-Pacific continue to drive...

Indonesian navy receives first locally assembled submarine

The Indonesian Navy (TNI-AL) received its third Nagapasa (Type 209/1400)-class diesel-electric submarine (SSK) at state-owned shipbuilder PT PAL’s facility in Surabaya on 17 March. The...
RIMPAC

COVID Setback for SOF Training

Published in the November/December 2020 Issue - Special operations training programmes across the Indo-Pacific region have been significantly hampered by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Special...
Schiebel-S100

Navies Surface Interest in Unmanned Systems

Published in the November/December 2020 Issue - Unmanned systems manufacturers are finding a responsive market for their products among navies in the Indo-Pacific region. The...

Elbit Systems and KAI team up for UAS-based ISTAR development

Israel’s Elbit Systems and South Korea’s Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on 15 March to expand cooperation in...
Lockheed-Martin-LRASM-1

Penetrating Maritime A2/AD

Published in the November/December 2020 Issue - Increasing the range of air-to-surface missiles has become an important factor in penetrating A2/AD defences, particularly in...

China unveils homegrown HQ-17AE short range air defence system

State-owned defence prime China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC) has unveiled a new variant of the in-service Hong Qi-17A (HQ-17A) self-propelled short-range air-defence...
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...
Rheinmetall’s Lynx KF41

Australia’s Infantry Fighting Vehicle Prototypes Delivered

Australia’s Ministry of Defence announced it had taken delivery of the prototype Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFV) that will be undergoing risk mitigation testing as...
KAI-IAI

KAI and IAI Enter a Collaboration Agreement for Manned &...

Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) have signed a Memorandum of Understandings (MOU) for collaboration in which the companies will offer...

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