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Big Surveillance for Small Platforms

The high performance found in naval surveillance radars equipping large surface combatant is migrating to smaller surface vessels of corvette and Offshore Patrol Vessel...
Pakistan’s ZDK-03

Watching The Noisy Neighbours

It is always handy to know what your neighbour is up to, particularly if they are not friendly. So it is no surprise that...

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...
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...
Lockheed Martin ATACMS

US approves ground and air-launched precision missile package to Taiwan

The US Department of State has approved several requests by the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States (TECRO) for stand-off...
‘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...

Materiel On The New Silk Road

Two experts from the Royal United Services Institute, a London-based think tank, examine the People’s Republic of China’s growing defence relationship with the Islamic...
Exercise BALIKATAN

Arming the Archipelago

Traditionally devoted to internal security and relying on the United States for protection from threats, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) are undergoing...
taiwan-china

Taiwan’s Cruise Missile Deterrent Strategy

Sino-Taiwanese relations have been chilly ever since Tsai Ing-wen became president of the Republic of China (RoC) in May 2016, which resurfaced the million-dollar...
Taiwan-IDS

Taiwan commences indigenous submarine construction

Taiwan has formally started construction of the first indigenous diesel-electric submarine (SSK) for the Republic of China Navy (RoCN) following a launch ceremony at...

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