Strength on the surface

Naval orders-of-battle are on the rise in the Asia-Pacific. Mounting tensions over territory, resources and state-on-state rivalries at sea are prompting Asia-Pacific navies to...
KAI-KF-X

South Korea’s KF-X programme to benefit from local industry boost

The South Korean government will increase funding support to homegrown defence companies that produce indigenous components for major platforms and weapon systems, with the...
KDX-3-RoKN

South Korea KDDX programme kicks off

South Korea’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) has commenced bidding processes for the basic design a new guided missile destroyer for the Republic of...
Chun-Mu

Hanwha Defense says no-deal yet with UAE on Chun-mu MLRS

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) armed forces have shown close interest in South Korean defence company Hanwha Defense's self-propelled Chun-mu multiple launch rocket system...
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Elbit Systems to Incorporate Helmet Mounted System into Korea F-16 Aircraft

Elbit Systems announced that its joint venture with Rockwell Collins will incorporate the Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System II (JHMCS II) helmet-mounted display into Republic of...

Fighter Trainer Jets Arrive with New Engines!

The Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) took delivery of two South Korea-made fighter trainer jets it has ordered. The trainer jets with four South Korean...
KSS-III launch

India and South Korea launch new submarines

The proliferation of new diesel-electric attack submarines (SSKs) in the Asia Pacific region continues apace, with Indian and South Korean shipyards launching new boats...
F-16A/B

Air Superiority Complex

The Asia-Pacific remains one of the key battlegrounds for manufacturers of fighter aircraft. With diverse operational requirements and complex political considerations to take into...
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...

Singapore Airshow 2018 Connects Global Aviation Stakeholders

The Singapore Airshow, Asia’s largest and one of the most important aerospace and defence exhibitions in the world, is connecting global aviation stakeholders to...

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