Tactical change of Tune

The challenge of upgrading to software defined radios will reduce the need to overcome issues with upgrading traditional hardware for Asian militaries. Tactical radio technology...
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Tanked Up

It is an often repeated adage that Main Battle Tanks (MBT) are unsuitable for operation in the jungles, mountains and paddies common in Asian-Pacific...
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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...

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...

Rosoboronexport Witnesses Interest in Russian Naval Equipment in South-East Asia...

  Rosoboronexport, a member of Rostec, will take part at IMDS-2017 to log an eighth iteration to its track record of attendance at the International...

Discover the latest in radar and optronics technology

In a world where challenges present themselves from small water craft being used as weapons to pirates holding ships for ransom, surveillance of the...
INKAS

Security Guards

The provision of internal security has expanded as new concerns have surfaced across the Asia-Pacific region, with the threat of well-armed and organised groups...
A400M

A400M delivers humanitarian goods to earthquake victims in Lombok, Indonesia

The Indonesian Government, the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs’ Crisis and Support Centre (CDCS) and the Airbus Foundation have delivered 24 tonnes...

Rostec considers the launch of licensed production of ammunition in Indonesia

Sergey Abramov, Industrial director of Rostec weapons cluster, commenting on the cluster strategy adopted in the beginning of April 2017, states that Techmash (part...
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...

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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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