VPAF

Vietnam’s Catch Up Challenge

JR Ng - Vietnam’s legacy 1970s armed forces are gradually being updated with new equipment as defence spending increases. Some of the largest increases in military...
AH-TAI

Airbus Helicopters and Thai Aviation Industries extend aftersales helicopter support

Airbus Helicopters and Thai Aviation Industries (TAI) have declared their common intention to extend the aftersales support of all Airbus helicopters operated by Thailand’s...
BT-3F

Rostec to present the BT-3F, an amphibious armoured personnel carrier with...

Rostec State Corporation will make the first presentation of BT-3F, an amphibious armoured personnel carrier with a remotely-operated weapon station (WS), at the International...
AW189-FFS-PWNE-simulator

Leonardo and PWNE extend their Training Service Agreement in Malaysia to...

Leonardo and PWN Excellence Sdn Bhd (PWNE) are expanding their established partnership in Malaysia for the provision of advanced training services announcing the extension...

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...
F-35-JSF

Singapore’s roadmap for Next Generation Force

JR Ng - Thinking ahead, Singapore’s Ministry of Defence already has plans for the modernisation of its armed forces by 2030. In a budget speech...
HAL Tejas (India)

Assessing Malaysia’s Light Combat Aircraft Options

Ben Ho - The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) is said to be on the market for a Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) to augment...
SIKORSKY

CSAR: Building towards capability

Dr. Joetey Attariwala - Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR) as a joint force operation requires a specialisation that many nations cannot afford. However, mission equipment...

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...
Raaf-F-35A

Aspiring to Fifth Generation Fighters

David Oliver - The latest generation of fighters is not only coming to Asia-Pacific, but is being also developed within the region. In April 1991...

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