Korean-US-Augmentation

Korea’s GI Warriors

What started as an expedient to address US troop shortages during the Korean War (1950 to 1953), the bilateral KATUSA (Korean Augmentation To the...
Kawasaki T-4

Japan prepares for North Korean Bomb

In the wake of North Korea’s latest nuclear weapons test on 3 September, the Japan Air Self Defence Force scrambled a number of aircraft...
NorthKoreaMissile

Anti-Missile Defence Analysis: Part 1/2

With US President Trump due to begin talks with North Korea’s President Kim Jong-un over denuclearisation, Asian Military Review presents two perspectives on anti-tactical...
The ‘Sejong Daewang’ class destroyer

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...
US DoD

Big In Japan

Raising concerns over the strategic assertiveness of the People’s Republic of China in the East and South China Seas, as well as on the...
USS-Fitzgerald

Ballistic Missile Defence in the Asia-Pacific region

The topic of ballistic missile defence, regardless of geographic region, is rife with complexities, and two major areas stand out - the geopolitical aspect...

Duterte’s Distinct Diplomatic Dancing

Manilla looks towards new alliances in the Asia-Pacific, as it seeks to diversify its defence and diplomatic relationships away from Washington DC. The Philippines’ have...
cyber unit usa

Web of Intrigue

With perhaps the exception of infectious disease, no other security challenge is perhaps as pervasive and universal as those proliferating from cyberspace. Every nation...
K2-MBT

No peace dividend yet

Although growing interaction with North Korea seems to offer long awaited detante, it is still too early for the South Korean government to slow...
B-2 Spirit

Big Guns Could Cause Big Problems

While the world focuses on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) over the latter’s nuclear and ballistic missile development programmes, it is worth...

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