Leopard-2 RI

Tanked Up

It is an often repeated adage that Main Battle Tanks (MBT) are unsuitable for operation in the jungles, mountains and paddies common in Asian-Pacific...
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...

GE Outlines Asia-Pacific Marine Engine Developments

Worldwide General Electric (GE) has delivered over 1400 marine gas turbines servicing 35 navies on some 500 ship programmes. According to George Awiszus, director...

PTDI CN-235 Update

Indonesian Aerospace (PTDI) can be taciturn unless you visit the firm’s Bandung facility in the west of the island of Java, or alternatively if...
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Two New FA-50Hs Arrive in the Philippines

The Philippines Air Force (PAF) received an additional two Korea Aerospace Industries’ (KAI) FA-50PH fighters on 22nd February. These two aircraft are part of...
K-9 ROK SP

Estonia to feel the shake of Korean Thunder

The Republic of Korea’s Hanwha Techwin K-9 Thunder 155mm self-propelled howitzer has found additional customers in Europe. On 6th February, Estonia announced that it would...
LIG Nex1 Radar

South Korea to accept New Radars by end of 2017

LIG Nex1 expects to commence deliveries of new ground-based air surveillance radars to the Republic of Korea (ROK) Army and air force by the...
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LIG Nex1 primed for ROK Army Radio Requirement

LIG Nex1 has told asianmilitaryreview.com that it hopes for the Republic of Korea (ROK) government to make a decision on which tactical radios it...
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...
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US Heavy Armour Reinforces Korea

The US Army’s 1st Armoured Brigade Combat Team (ABCT), itself part of the 1st Infantry Division based at Fort Riley, Kansas has taken up...

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