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Indonesia powers ahead High Speed Patrol boats

Indonesian shipyard PT Lundin, also known as North Sea Boats, is looking to expand its regional sales following its latest commercial success with the...
MIM-104C

Bolt to the Blue

The story of land-based medium- to long-range Surface-to-Air Missiles (SAM) in the Asia-Pacific is one of considerable contrasts. For example, the People’s Republic of...
M-346 Master

Train As You Fight

The Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) concept can be traced back to the 1950s. Its emergence reflected broader trends in air power, including the increasing...
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...

Submarine Close Encounters

Tim Fish - The population growth of submarines in Asian-Pacific waters is outstripping the region’s capacity to produce them. The trend towards the acquisition of...
Cobra Gold 2017

More nations to take part in Cobra Gold

Many more countries have expressed interest in taking part in the multinational Cobra Gold military exercise in Thailand this year, Supreme Commander Thanchaiyan Srisuwan...
Bofors-40-L70

Bharat Electronics presents upgraded L70 Bofors

The highlight of Bangalore-based defence company Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) during Defense & Security 2017 will be its upgraded Bofors 40mm L70 towed anti-aircraft...

RUAG takes order for two new aircraft from Bangladesh Navy

RUAG Aviation has signed a contract for the sale of two new production Dornier 228 aircraft to Bangladesh Navy (BN), expanding their existing fleet...
L-39NG

Keeping Faith with Light Close Air Support

David Oliver - The appeal of light, close air support aircraft endures in a region increasingly worried by the likelihood of returning Daesh fighters adding...
GSRs-1-Thales-Squire

Scanning for Trouble

Ground Surveillance Radars (GSRs) help safeguard border lines, military and civilian installations and infrastructure. With local security challenges in mind, several GSR vendors are...

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