Fighting Talk

The Asia-Pacific has, in recent years, seen significant activity in the acquisition and fielding of new IFVs (Infantry Fighting Vehicles) as a consequence of...

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...

Fueling Strength

Although Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft play an important role in force projection, they have a limited niche market that will only attract those...

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...
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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...
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...

GE Outlines Asia-Pacific Marine Engine Developments

Worldwide General Electric (GE) has delivered over 1400 marine gas turbines servicing 35 navies on some 500 ship programmes. According to George Awiszus, director...
C-130 Group Photo

Looking After ‘The Old Man’

The Pakistan Air Force’s (PAF) 130th Air Engineering Depot (AED) has recently completed the 50th Periodic Depot Maintenance (PDM) of a Lockheed Martin C-130B...

PTDI CN-235 Update

Indonesian Aerospace (PTDI) can be taciturn unless you visit the firm’s Bandung facility in the west of the island of Java, or alternatively if...

Anoa Prototype by Year End

Indonesia’s PT Pindad is setting a target date of between August and September for the first Anoa armoured vehicle to be readied as part...

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Newly elected Head of the Supervisory Board of “Ukroboronprom” Aivaras Abromavicius

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IAI inks $50 million worth of follow-up agreement with India

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) announced it has entered this week agreement worth $50 million for provision of complementaryNaval MRSAM (Medium Range Surface-to-Air Missile) systems....

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