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Indonesia eyes French, US-made aircraft for air force recapitalisation

Indonesia’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) has revealed another ambitious list of proposed acquisitions for the Indonesian Air Force (TNI-AU) over the next four years. Defence...
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COVID adds to Malaysian Defence Funding Problems

Published in the September/October 2020 issue - Malaysian defence acquisition, not rapid at the best of times, has been hit hard by frequent changes...
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Indonesia closes in on possible Rafale acquisition

Indonesia is “very well advanced” in its effort to secure a deal for 36 Dassault Rafale multirole combat aircraft, French Defence Minister Florence Parly...
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The Politics of Defence

Will the controversial new Defence Minister use his position to continue armed forces modernisation or further his own political ambitions? The surprising appointment of Prabowo...
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Indonesia’s upgraded F-16 takes flight

The first Indonesian Air Force (TNI-AU) F-16A/B combat aircraft to undergo the Falcon STAR (Structural Augmentation Roadmap) enhanced mid-life upgrade (eMLU) programme has made...
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Sub Hunters are in demand

The rise in the number of submarines being operated in Indo-Pacific waters has naturally led to a corresponding need for platforms, particularly maritime multi-mission...
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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...
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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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Indonesian Air Force places order for eight additional H225Ms

The Indonesian Air Force has ordered eight additional twin-engine multirole H225M helicopters as part of the country’s fleet-strengthening initiative for a combat search and...

Air Refuelling Proliferates

Fighters need fuel; Airbus and Boeing are competing with their own modern solutions in a region where range is crucial. With so many large numbers...

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