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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...
ZBD-2000 family

Metal Gear Solid

Armoured Combat Vehicles (ACVs) have been given considerable attention by armies in the Asia-Pacific over the last few years. Major efforts have been taken,...
anti-armour systems

Reach Out And Touch Someone

Contemporary operations are highlighting a resurgence in demand for flexible and accurate anti-armour support weapons as armed forces grow increasingly concerned about the military...
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...

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...

Fighting Talk

The Asia-Pacific has, in recent years, seen significant activity in the acquisition and fielding of new IFVs (Infantry Fighting Vehicles) as a consequence of...
Leopard-2 RI

Tanked Up

It is an often repeated adage that Main Battle Tanks (MBT) are unsuitable for operation in the jungles, mountains and paddies common in Asian-Pacific...

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