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Marines kill ISIS-link leader involved in ASEAN Hijacking

On 14 August it was announced that Badong Muktadil, major figure in the ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) linked Abu Sayyaf group...

Geography Lessons

Having Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) at your disposal is a valuable asset to any military, but existential threats in Asia-Pacific bring a new dimension to...
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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...
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Battlefield Taxis with Attitude

Light transport is utilised by friend and foe alike. Agility and utility combine, from transformed commercial vehicles to those designed for the military. The military...

The Permissive Society

The airpower debate continues over the need for the United States Air Force (USAF) to field less sophisticated aircraft for the conduct of ground...
Buffalo

“Engineers Up!”

For all the might of main battle tanks and other fighting vehicles, their progress can be stopped or slowed without the skills and specialist vehicles...
Cougar

The MRAP Story: Learning from History

The sudden and widespread use by insurgents of IEDs in Iraq caught regular forces off-guard, and triggered the urgent need to look back at...
INKAS

Security Guards

The provision of internal security has expanded as new concerns have surfaced across the Asia-Pacific region, with the threat of well-armed and organised groups...

Fueling Strength

Although Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft play an important role in force projection, they have a limited niche market that will only attract those...
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Web of Intrigue

With perhaps the exception of infectious disease, no other security challenge is perhaps as pervasive and universal as those proliferating from cyberspace. Every nation...

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