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Japan commences “aircraft carrier” conversions

Japan has begun modifying the first of two Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) Izumo-class multi-purpose destroyers/helicopter carriers into aircraft carriers to support the operations...
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Ballistic Missile Shields

Obtaining a ballistic missile defence capability adds another layer to a nation’s nuclear and/or conventional deterrence. On 30 August at Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall...
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A Deeper Growl

One of the most powerful weapon systems in America's arsenal, the EA-18G Growler,  is about to get even better with the introduction of the...
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Double jeopardy for Australia’s UAV programmes

The Australia Department of Defence’s (DoD’s) efforts to acquire high-end unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) capabilities for the Australian Defence Force (ADF) have entered uncertain...
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Australia set to acquire second MQ-4C Triton maritime patrol UAV

The US Department of Defense (DoD) announced on 18 February 2020 that it will award Northrop Grumman with a sole-source contract to supply Australia...

Top-level Speakers Announced for Unmanned Maritime Systems Technology 2020 in London

SMi Reports: Expert speakers at the event in May, will provide a discussion on unmanned systems across the full maritime domain, including undersea, surface,...
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Underwater Arms Race

The number of navies that can now invest in submarine technology is increasing, although operational capability will still vary widely. The submarine arms race in...
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AVT Products Down Iranian Drone

On July 17th, a variant of the Marine Air Defense Integrated System (MADIS) family of counter drone systems, the LMADIS, in use by the USMC, downed an...
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China’s Next Generation Unmanned Assassins

JR Ng - China has been steadily pushing ahead in its development of stealthy, unmanned deep penetration aircraft in recent years. The People's Republic of...
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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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