BRAHMOS

India advances BRAHMOS supersonic cruise missile development

The Indian government’s Press Information Bureau (PIB) announced on 30 September that the country has successfully flight-tested a land-attack version of the BRAHMOS supersonic...
JMSDF-JS-Kaga

Regional navies conduct flurry of training exercises

Despite the challenges posed by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, Asia Pacific naval forces pushed on regional deployments and exercises throughout September. JMSDF's Exercises Notable examples include...
S-100-Camcopter

Arise Maritime Rotary VTOL

A number of OEMs are at various stages of developing unmanned rotorcraft that can be used off the back of a variety of warships. A...
Abhyas-target-dribe-PIB-1

India’s DRDO unveils new high-speed target drone

India’s Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has successfully test flown the Abhyas, or High-speed Expendable Aerial Target (HEAT), drone on 22 September, the...
SOF

Maritime fobs for Seaborne SOF

Across Asia Pacific, special operations forces (SOF) are receiving upgrades in maritime capability to support emerging mission sets associated with the Great Power Competition...
pinaka

BEML bags Rs 842 cr High Mobility Vehicles order for Pinaka...

BEML LIMITED, the leading Defence equipment manufacturer and a ‘Schedule A’ Company under the Ministry of Defence (MoD) received a prestigious order from MoD...
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The Vulnerability of Air Bases

In 1921, Italian Army General Giulio Douhet published Il Dominio Dell’Aria (or Command of the Air), a hugely influential treatise on airpower. While the...
Editor-in-Chief-Andrew-Drwiega

EDITOR’S BUNKER BRIEFING (14 September 2020) No25

Dear Readers, Back from my break and the virtual briefing / conference period is once again gathering momentum. Currently in my diary is Modern Day...
HAL-LUH

Hindustan Aeronautics Light Utility Helicopter demonstrates high altitude capability

India’s state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited has successfully completed a 10-day high-altitude demonstration of the indigenously developed Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) in the Himalayan region,...
HAL-LCH

India deploys two Light Combat Helicopters to disputed border with China

State-owned Indian aerospace prime Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) announced on 12 August that it had deployed two prototype Light Combat Helicopters (LCHs) to bolster...

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