MK 48

Heavyweight Torpedo FMS Order Approved for Taiwan

The State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) of 18 Lockheed Martin MK 48 Mod 6 Advanced Technology (AT) heavyweight torpedoes...
Taiwan-Coastguard

Taiwan launches new missile-capable coastguard vessel

The Taiwan Coast Guard Administration’s (CGA’s) first 600-tonne catamaran-hull patrol vessel, Anping (CG601), was launched at shipbuilder Lung Teh’s shipyard in the southern port...
rifle-squad

Foot Slogger Firepower

A review of some of the latest firepower becoming available to riflemen and those firing automatic weapons in today’s infantry. Weapons of the combat infantry...
HAL-Tejas

Cheaper Options for Ground Attack

There is now a growing range of ground attack aircraft available now, the purchase of which will not break a nation’s defence budget.  COIN air...
ROC-Minesweeper

Taiwan Navy’s Future Minelayer hits the water

The Republic of China (RoC)’s first indigenously developed minelaying vessel being built for the RoC Navy has been quietly launched in the Su'ao Township...
Australia-OPV

Coast Guards welcome OPV Boom

Asian-Pacific navies traditionally operate traditional warships leading the Coast Guards to benefit from very capable Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV). Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) have gained...
Naval-Group

Underwater Arms Race

The number of navies that can now invest in submarine technology is increasing, although operational capability will still vary widely. The submarine arms race in...
GlobalEye

Sweeping the Skies

Guarding economic zones and watching for incursions, either temporary or as part of a deliberate strategy, has raised the need for wide area and...
remote-island-base

Remote Island Base Strategy

The strategic importance of military bases on remote islands has been brought sharply into focus over the last few years by China’s well documented...
Hong-Kong

Hong Kong shows Taiwan its Future under China

The extensive protests by the people of Hong Kong reveal a deep concern about the increasing rate at which the Chinese government is taking...

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