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Keeping Faith with Light Close Air Support

David Oliver - The appeal of light, close air support aircraft endures in a region increasingly worried by the likelihood of returning Daesh fighters adding...
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Modernising The Philippines Armed Forces

Andrew Drwiega - The second five year plan in the ambitious 15 year Philippine armed forces modernisation strategy is moving beyond counter-insurgency and onto ‘big-ticket’...
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RoKAF in A400 Swap Talks With Spain

Jon Lake - After months of rumour, South Korea has finally started talks with Spain with a view to swapping 30-34 KAI KT-1 turboprop...
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Japan’s First Frontline F-35 Unit Close to Completion

Jon Lake - The Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) is expected to form its first frontline Lockheed Martin F-35 unit imminently, using most of...

Sounding Warnings Sooner

Most of the advanced military nations have some kind of Airborne Early Warning & Control systems (AEW&C). In the past the role has been...

Light Combat Aircraft in the Asia Pacific

The demand for relatively lower cost trainer / light attack aircraft in Asian Pacific has been an attractive proposition to countries needing to upgrade...

Changing Strategies

The Republic of Korea’s (ROK) armed forces trace their origin to 1948. The force was born on the battlefields of the Korean War of...

Thailand celebrates induction of T-50TH

The Royal Thai Air Force has completed the induction of its first four KAI T-50TH Golden Eagle supersonic trainers with 401 Squadron, based at...
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Train As You Fight

The Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) concept can be traced back to the 1950s. Its emergence reflected broader trends in air power, including the increasing...
KAI-T-50

Thailand’s Spending Spree

by Andrew Drwiega and Dr. Lee Willet With the Thai government being controlled by the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), in other words...

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Coastal Watchkeepers

Unmanned systems are making the monitoring of coastal borders a less labour intensive. Although the Asia Pacific region has remained free from major conflicts in...
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Penske Power Systems to Represent Qinous in Australia and the Pacific

Penske Power Systems has been appointed as the new partner of Qinous throughout Australia and the Pacific, as of August 16, 2019. A provider of...
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British and Indian Navies Join Forces in Channel

Destroyer HMS Defender joined forces with the Indian Navy as she knuckled down to her Asia-Pacific deployment… in the English Channel. The Portsmouth-based Type 45...

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