Shipbuilding – A Numbers Game

While experience grows among Indo-Pacific naval designers, order numbers remain crucial to keeping costs down and yards in business. The Indo-Pacific region has a significant...
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Higher Caliber

Western manufacturers are now seeing increasingly successful small arms designs emerging from Asia. The weapon carried by every soldier not only impacts on their effectiveness...
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More Bang for Your Buck

Most Asian nations that operate fleets of legacy fighter aircraft continue to procure upgrade packages to increase capability and the extend service life of...
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Indonesia’s Tank Boat launched in East Java

A consortium of Indonesian firms led by state-owned defence company PT Pindad launched a prototype of the indigenously developed Tank Boat catamaran combat vessel...
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Indonesian submarine reported missing in Bali Sea, search and rescue operations...

An Indonesian navy (TNI-AL) Cakra (Type 209/1300)-class diesel-electric submarine (SSK) has been reported missing and an international search and rescue is presently underway in...

KAI rolls out KF-21 Boramae combat aircraft prototype

Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) has rolled out the first prototype aircraft under development for the Korean Fighter eXperimental (KF-X) programme, which aims to develop...
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Eyes in the Sky

Roaming UAVs ease airborne border and coastal surveillance. Enduring territorial disputes, illegal immigration, transnational crime, and domestic and international terrorism in Asia-Pacific continue to drive...
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Terma opens offices in Indonesia

Terma has established itself in Indonesia with the opening of PT Terma Technologies Indonesia. The expansion emphasizes the company’s focus on the country, where...

Indonesian navy receives first locally assembled submarine

The Indonesian Navy (TNI-AL) received its third Nagapasa (Type 209/1400)-class diesel-electric submarine (SSK) at state-owned shipbuilder PT PAL’s facility in Surabaya on 17 March. The...
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Navies Surface Interest in Unmanned Systems

Published in the November/December 2020 Issue - Unmanned systems manufacturers are finding a responsive market for their products among navies in the Indo-Pacific region. The...

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