IMDEX-ASIA-2019

IMDEX Asia hosts global navies and sets the stage for strategic...

IMDEX Asia 2019, the biennial international maritime defence event in Asia Pacific, plays host to 25 chiefs of defence forces and navies, vice chiefs,...
The ‘Sejong Daewang’ class destroyer

Frigate or Destroyer?

Budgetary and strategic factors are slowly dividing the Asia-Pacific region into navies that can afford destroyers, and those that cannot. This, in turn, is...
Offshore Patrol Vessel BRP Tubbataha

Philippines receives first of 10 Japan-built MRRVs

The Japanese government has delivered the first of ten Japanese-built ‘Parola’ class Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV), the BRP Tubbataha, to the Philippines’ Coast Guard...
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The Prime Minister of Malaysia acquaints himself with the state-of-the-art Russian...

The Prime Minister of Malaysia Mahathir Mohamad visited a stand of Russian Helicopters (part of Rostec State Corporation) when he attended the LIMA-2019 exhibition....
Inmarsat

Avoiding the Rocks and Hard Places

Like most military capabilities, Satellite Communications (SATCOM) can be expensive to develop, procure and operate. Fortunately, help is at hand from third-party commercial SATCOM...
Australian-MAPS-Mule-UGVs

Unmanned Ground Vehicles: Transitioning Capability

Unmanned ground vehicles will see a significant take up in Asia as a flexible, cost effective and mission agile alternative to more expense manned...

Thai Defense Expenditure Expected to Reach US$8.6 Billion by 2024

Thailand has witnessed Defense growth of 5.53% during 2015-2019 and will reach a value of US$6.9 billion in 2019. Thailand has continued to have...
Codan-Radio-1

Codan Radio Communications helps facilitating the modernisation of the Royal Malaysian...

Codan Radio Communications, a division of Codan Limited has partnered with the Royal Malaysian Police (Polis Diraja Malaysia - PDRM) as part of their...
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Indonesian Marine Corps staged military training exercises with BTR-4M

Five amphibian APCs BTR-4M, supplied by Ukraine to Indonesia in 2016, continue to be successfully operated by the Marine Corps. The Indonesian edition “Detik...

“Tank!!” The psychological impact of Armour

Mobility, firepower and protection. Three qualities of the Main Battle Tank that are seeing regional armies keep to modernise their stocks. The tank is a...

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