Australia’s SAS regiment

Enhancing the Mission

As nations continue to wage Counter-Insurgency (COIN) operations across the Asia-Pacific, requirements are emerging for Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) capable of providing...

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...

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...
Skeldar UAV

Broadening Horizons

The benefit of operating Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in the maritime domain has been known to navies in the Asia-Pacific region for some time....

Fennecs and Cobras prepare to Fight

The Pakistan Army expects to enhance its counter insurgency capabilities in Waziristan following the introduction of new rotorcraft expected this April. According to Major...
China-National

Zarb cruise missile boosts Coastal Defence

The Pakistan Navy has successfully performed another round of live-firing trials for its Zarb land-based anti-ship cruise missile system, which is also referred to...
Hercules

PAF C-130H Hercules wins runners-up trophy at RIAT

A specially marked Pakistan Air Force C-130H Hercules participated at the UK’s Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) during mid-July. The veteran aircraft painted in...
STM

STM sign DoU in Cyber Security at IDEAS 2018

As a company ranking among the biggest defense companies in Defense News Top 100 list, STM proved its experience in cyber security and IT...
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Al Khalid I makes public deput at IDEAS

The pride of place for the Pakistan Army at IDEAS is its new main battle tank. After several years of anticipation, the Al Khalid...
PRSS-1

Pakistan’s PRSS-1 now live and beaming from space

The Pakistan newest satellite, the Remote Sensing Satellite-1 (PRSS-1) has become operational in August. The Chinese-made PRSS-1 is the first optical remote sensing satellite...

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Frigates fill the Maritime Gap

While the budget for large capital ships is hard to find in the Asia Pacific region, the market for cheaper ‘workhorse’ frigates and corvettes...
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Hong Kong shows Taiwan its Future under China

The extensive protests by the people of Hong Kong reveal a deep concern about the increasing rate at which the Chinese government is taking...
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The Need for SEAD

The United States and her allies in Asia-Pacific face an Anti-Access/Area Denial (A2AD) threat from two significant actors in the region; the People’s Republic...

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