Beihang UAS DTI

Thailand pursues new tactical-class UAV, based on a Chinese design

Thailand’s Defence Technology Institute (DTI) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Royal Thai Army to develop a medium-range tactical unmanned aerial...

China’s Amphibious Assault

To what extent has the Chinese Navy (PLAN) extended its capacity to conduct offensive amphibious operations? Once largely aimed at constraining an adversary’s ability to...
PLAAF Y-20 near Malaysia -- RMAF

China flexes strategic airlift muscles near Malaysia

China has dispatched 16 Ilyushin Il-76 and Xi’an Y-20 heavy transport aircraft to the vicinity of Malaysia-administered shoals in the South China Sea as...

Shipbuilding – A Numbers Game

While experience grows among Indo-Pacific naval designers, order numbers remain crucial to keeping costs down and yards in business. The Indo-Pacific region has a significant...
BM-18

Higher Caliber

Western manufacturers are now seeing increasingly successful small arms designs emerging from Asia. The weapon carried by every soldier not only impacts on their effectiveness...
Indian Air Force

More Bang for Your Buck

Most Asian nations that operate fleets of legacy fighter aircraft continue to procure upgrade packages to increase capability and the extend service life of...
K21-105

Hanwha to Propose K21 Based Tank for Indian Army

The Republic of Korea’s Hanwha Defense appears ready to propose a candidate to address the Indian Army’s requirement for a light tank. India’s Defense...

Taiwan’s F-16s to get Auto-GCAS

The Republic of China Air Force’s (RoCAF’s) fleet of Lockheed Martin F-16 Block 20 combat aircraft will be fitted with an automatic terrain avoidance...

China ramps up military drills near Taiwan after “foreign provocations”

China has once again flexed its increasing power projection capabilities with yet another unprecedented show of force in recent days, with its air and...
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...

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