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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...
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SEA secures latest Torpedo Launcher Systems contract for SE Asia

Cohort plc company SEA has built upon its growing pedigree for supplying Torpedo Launcher Systems (TLS) to navies in South East Asia with a...
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RUAG delivers new Dornier 228 to Japanese operator New Central Airservice

Emmen, Switzerland, 06 May 2019. RUAG MRO International delivered a factory new Dornier 228 to New Central Airservice (NCA). NCA, a returning customer, accepted...
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Russian Helicopters started certification of the Ansat helicopter in China

Russian Helicopters (part of Rostec State Corporation), together with Rosaviatsiya, has conducted the first stage of negotiations with representatives of the Civil Aviation Administration...

Geography Lessons

Having Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) at your disposal is a valuable asset to any military, but existential threats in Asia-Pacific bring a new dimension to...

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...
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Frigate or Destroyer?

Budgetary and strategic factors are slowly dividing the Asia-Pacific region into navies that can afford destroyers, and those that cannot. This, in turn, is...
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Work kicks off on Korean Falcon Upgrade

Lockheed Martin is believed to have already commenced work upgrading two Lockheed Martin F-16C/D Fighting Falcon fighters of the Republic of Korea Air Force...
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Guarding the Dragon’s Den Moat

The role of the People’s Republic of China’s (PRC’s) Coastguard’s expanding fleet has become blurred with that of the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN)...
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The Naval Workhorse – The Rise of OPVs

Offshore Patrol Vessels are gaining popularity as a cheaper but increasingly more capable option to more sizeable and expensive ‘grey navy’ options. The Asia-Pacific region...

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Hong Kong shows Taiwan its Future under China

The extensive protests by the people of Hong Kong reveal a deep concern about the increasing rate at which the Chinese government is taking...
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The Need for SEAD

The United States and her allies in Asia-Pacific face an Anti-Access/Area Denial (A2AD) threat from two significant actors in the region; the People’s Republic...
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Raining Lead

Still master of the battlefield for well over a century, no infantry formation today would wish go into a conflict without the latest machine...

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