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Super Tucano flies East

The Philippines has down selected the Embraer EMB 314 Super Tucano light attack aircraft to replace the aging Philippine Air Force OV-10 Bronco. Under...
Sharpeye

Sharpeye in the Philippines

In October the Philippine Navy (PN) Frigate Acquisition Project (FAP) awarded a contract to Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) to build two 2,600 ton frigates...
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Glock wins Philippine Police Procurement

The Procurement Service of the Department of Budget and Management of the Republic of the Philippines declared the Glock 17 Gen4 as the winner...
The Royal Malaysian Air Force MiG-29N/UB fleet

Vexing Questions

Prior to the 2013 Sabah Incursion, the Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF) was focusing its development into a force capable of all aspects of conventional...
RAT-31 air surveillance radar

RAP-pers Delight

Developing and operating an Integration Air Defence System (IADS) system is a fiendishly complex exercise. Such systems have two key functions; to help safeguard...
Thai Bell 212 helicopter

Taking a Helicopter View

Although there is a large requirement for new and/or upgraded utility helicopters, the financial downturn in the Asia-Pacific has stalled many decisions to commit...
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...
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SEA secures latest Torpedo Launcher Systems contract for SE Asia

Cohort plc company SEA has built upon its growing pedigree for supplying Torpedo Launcher Systems (TLS) to navies in South East Asia with a...
‘Kamorta’ class corvette

Thousand Island Dressing

Traditional and non-traditional threats, as well as financial constraints, are pushing Asia Pacific navies to select increasingly modular designs for their corvettes. This is...
AW-149M

Heliopolis

Try landing vertically, rescuing a downed pilot from the ocean, delivering troops to the top of a building, or carrying an underslung howitzer without...

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Soldier Modernisation

The Asia-Pacific comprises a highly-congested and complicated operating environment for nations seeking to assert their authority and control over strategic areas, with armed forces...
WFP Il-76 lines up on the runway of Jordan’s Marka Airport

Care from the Air

One of the world’s largest operators of aircraft in conflict zones is the United Nations. Relying on the provision of aircraft from member states...
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UK Troops Exercise in Japan

UK-Japan bilateral ground exercises will take place for the first time in Japan in 2018 and both countries would take advantage of various opportunities including...

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