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Fast Attack: Still a Threat in the Littoral

Small, swift missile-bearing attack craft can do great damage at range if allowed to do so. Fast craft have received a great deal of attention...
M777 155mm howitzers

Spot On!

Precision Guided Munitions (PGMs) have the potential to alter the way artillery indirect fires are employed and to potentially take on missions previously only...

Guarding the Coasts

Somewhere between economic constraints and a significant increase of non-traditional threats in littoral regions and on the high seas, the market for Offshore Patrol...

Cannon Fodder

Guns have been a key element of naval warfare for hundreds of years. This remains the case today, when a combination of cost factors...
‘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...
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...
The Indonesian armed forces

Indonesia Reposturing Military Strategy

In the Indonesian 2015 Defence White Paper outlining government strategic and spending priorities, which was approved by the country’s defence minister General (Ret.) Ryamizard...
CH-47D aircraft

Doing More With Less

Two key factors are driving the modernisation of Singapore’s armed forces: increasing regional security concerns and declining national birth rates. In this context, the...
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...

Singapore’s First LMV To Be Commissioned In May 2017

The Republic of Singapore Navy's (RSN's) ‘Independence’ class corvette programme is well underway and on schedule, according to the vessels’ shipbuilder, ST Marine. As...

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