MPA variants of the Q400 turboprop

The Huntsman Still Rules the Waves

Once again tension over disputed island and territories in the South China Sea is the focus for Asia-Pacific nations to re-evaluate their maritime surveillance...
Exercise BALIKATAN

Arming the Archipelago

Traditionally devoted to internal security and relying on the United States for protection from threats, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) are undergoing...
Pakistan’s ZDK-03

Watching The Noisy Neighbours

It is always handy to know what your neighbour is up to, particularly if they are not friendly. So it is no surprise that...
Kawasaki P-1

Troubled Waters

Maritime surveillance is an important requirement for most countries with interests in the South China Sea. The ongoing geo-political situation in the region and...
T-90 main battle tanks

New T-90s for Vietnam’s Army

Vietnam’s modernisation of its ground forces finally appears to be underway, following the announcement to this effect by Colonel General Vo Van Tuan, Vietnam’s...
EL/M-2080 radar

It Came From Outer Space

Within the Asia-Pacific, land-based ballistic missiles have been developed, manufactured and fielded by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), India, the People’s Republic...
The Philippines Navy’s BRP Dionisio Ojeda

Fast and Furious

In a region where traditional and non-traditional threats are constantly changing littoral security needs, the demand for Fast Attack Craft (FAC) which provide speed...

Malaysia Tightens Its Belt

Given Malaysia’s ongoing fiscal limitations and the continuing depreciation of the national currency, it is expected that the Malaysian Armed Forces will not make...
F-16A/B

Air Superiority Complex

The Asia-Pacific remains one of the key battlegrounds for manufacturers of fighter aircraft. With diverse operational requirements and complex political considerations to take into...

Asia’s Artillery Rennaissance

Artillery is experiencing a revolution in platform design, ordnance and fire control. Such advances are making artillery more deployable, enabling weapons to reach the...

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Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle

Rumble Down Under

The Australian Defence Force (ADF) is one of the most well-trained and equipped militaries in the Indo-Pacific region. A steadfast ally of the United...
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...
ship bridge simulation systems

Virtual Action Stations

Navies are increasingly turning to synthetic training technologies to prepare their personnel for the realities of combat. In addition to offering a less expensive...

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