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China flexes Maritime Muscle to warn Taiwan and Regional Rivals

The South China Sea has witnessed growing Chinese naval presence, but the People’s Liberal Army Navy (PLA-N) parade on 12 April was of another...
T-50

Mittens or Masters, Blue Magpies or Golden Eagles?

As the complexity of fighter aircraft keeps increasing, the need for better training aircraft that can prepare pilots for this higher level of performance...
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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...

Sounding Warnings Sooner

Most of the advanced military nations have some kind of Airborne Early Warning & Control systems (AEW&C). In the past the role has been...

“Tank!!” The psychological impact of Armour

Mobility, firepower and protection. Three qualities of the Main Battle Tank that are seeing regional armies keep to modernise their stocks. The tank is a...
ROCAF F-35B

David versus Goliath

The Republic of China Air Force (ROCAF), as part of that country’s armed forces, faces a nearly impossible primary mission on paper, to defend...
‘Chang Bogo’ class SSK

The Silent Service

As tensions continue to escalate in the South and East China Seas, the submarine race continues unabated in the Asia-Pacific region, where navies are...

Guarding the Coasts

Somewhere between economic constraints and a significant increase of non-traditional threats in littoral regions and on the high seas, the market for Offshore Patrol...
ZBD-2000 family

Metal Gear Solid

Armoured Combat Vehicles (ACVs) have been given considerable attention by armies in the Asia-Pacific over the last few years. Major efforts have been taken,...
Singapore Special Operations Task Group

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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US Army invites you to attend Future Armored Vehicles Active Protection...

SMi reports: Major General (Ret’d) John Charlton, Former Commander of the Army Test and Evaluation Center, US Army will be chairing the conference in...
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Major sponsor signs up for BIDEC 2019

Preparations have begun for BIDEC 2019, one of the region’s key International defence exhibitions with key partners confirming participation. Following the outstanding success of the...

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