‘Kamorta’ class corvette
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‘Kamorta’ class corvette

Thousand Island Dressing

Traditional and non-traditional threats, as well as financial constraints, are pushing Asia Pacific navies to select increasingly modular designs for their corvettes. This is...

Are You Going To Scarborough Shoal?

The ASEAN Chairmanship baton has been passed from the Democratic Republic of Laos to the Republic of the Philippines. This also happens to coincide...

Malaysia Tightens Its Belt

Given Malaysia’s ongoing fiscal limitations and the continuing depreciation of the national currency, it is expected that the Malaysian Armed Forces will not make...
L-CAT shore-to-shore catamaran

From Ship To Shore

Getting from ship-to-shore from over-the-horizon ranges places a premium on speed. With this in mind, several companies are reimagining the conventional landing craft so...

Brunei Air Force Pilots ‘Cool’ with S-70i Simulator Training

Asian Military Review was recently invited to examine the Royal Brunei Air Force’s S-70i simulator in Brunei Darussalam. Brunei, the small sovereign state situated on...
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...
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...
Kawasaki P-1

Troubled Waters

Maritime surveillance is an important requirement for most countries with interests in the South China Sea. The ongoing geo-political situation in the region and...
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...
The Royal Malaysian Air Force MiG-29N/UB fleet

Vexing Questions

Prior to the 2013 Sabah Incursion, the Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF) was focusing its development into a force capable of all aspects of conventional...

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