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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)...
Cobra Gold 2017

More nations to take part in Cobra Gold

Many more countries have expressed interest in taking part in the multinational Cobra Gold military exercise in Thailand this year, Supreme Commander Thanchaiyan Srisuwan...
MIM-104C

Bolt to the Blue

The story of land-based medium- to long-range Surface-to-Air Missiles (SAM) in the Asia-Pacific is one of considerable contrasts. For example, the People’s Republic of...
CSOC

China Builds on S26T success with new export subs

The China Shipbuilding and Offshore International Company (CSOC) is aiming to leverage on its latest success with the Royal Thai Navy, which signed a...
NORINCO

Chinese armour boosts Royal Thai Army firepower

The Royal Thai Army has received the first batch of 28 Chinese-made VT4 main battle tanks (MBT), 18 months after awarding a $147 million...
CETC

CETC scans for Asia Pacific radar opportunities

China’s leading electronics and radar systems developer China Electronics Technology Group Corporation (CETC) is eyeing opportunities to expand its regional customer base with its...
TYZ

Polymer Layers Take The Hits

Established in 1999, Beijing Tongyizhong Specialty Fiber Technology & Development Co Ltd (TYZ) is a high-tech enterprise which specialises in research and development, as...
Alexis-Hammer

Business growth through Regional Partnerships and Technology Transfer

Speaking on the eve of Defense & Security Thailand 2017, Alexis Hammer, the UK Department of International Trade Defence & Security Organisation Regional Director...

Asean navies boost ties in fleet review

PATTAYA: Navy forces in Southeast Asian countries have agreed to bolster cooperation in dealing with security, disasters and environmental threats. The navy chiefs from nine...
Tiger-Shark-II

Thailand plans joint arms factory with China

The defence technology agency plans to set up a joint centre with China to produce and maintain military equipment in the latest sign of...

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Soldier Modernisation

The Asia-Pacific comprises a highly-congested and complicated operating environment for nations seeking to assert their authority and control over strategic areas, with armed forces...
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Care from the Air

One of the world’s largest operators of aircraft in conflict zones is the United Nations. Relying on the provision of aircraft from member states...
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UK Troops Exercise in Japan

UK-Japan bilateral ground exercises will take place for the first time in Japan in 2018 and both countries would take advantage of various opportunities including...

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