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Stryker IFV

Thailand Cuts Defence Spending to Offset Costs of COVID-19

The Royal Thai Army (RTA) will defer its planned $138 million (4.5 billion-baht) buy of a second batch of 50 General Dynamics Land Systems...
KAI-KF-X

South Korea’s KF-X programme to benefit from local industry boost

The South Korean government will increase funding support to homegrown defence companies that produce indigenous components for major platforms and weapon systems, with the...
FTC-2000G

China’s AVIC announces first export order for FTC-2000G

Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) subsidiary Guizhou Aviation Industries Corporation (GAIC) has received its first export order for the indigenously developed FTC-2000G advanced...
Korea-cuts

South Korea cuts 2020 defence budget to address Covid-19

The South Korean government has announced a reduction of its 2020 defence budget in response to the Covid-19 coronavirus. Defence Budget cuts The Ministry of Economy...
AG-600

China’s completes Amphibian AG600 maritime flight tests

The state-owned Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) has completed flight tests of its indigenously developed AG600 large amphibious aircraft over the sea, the...
Type 15 light tank

Y-20 takes two Type 15 tanks

Each Xi’an Y-20 strategic airlifter can carry two of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Type 15 light tanks or a Type 99A main battle...
7B-Shadow-200

Leidos Australia partners with Aeronautics for Land 129 Phase 3

Leidos Australia is partnering with Israeli firm Aeronautics to compete for a contract to replace the Australian Army’s RQ-7B Shadow 200 Tactical Unmanned Aerial...
RoK-KF-16

South Korea’s KF-16s gain further enhancements

The Republic of Korea Air Force’s (RoKAF’s) fleet of Lockheed Martin KF-16 Fighting Falcon combat aircraft is set to receive advanced identification friend or...
BT-3F

Indonesia seeks more Russian BT-3F amphibious vehicles

Indonesia is eyeing a second batch of up to 79 Russian BT-3F tracked amphibious infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs) worth up to $289 million for...
multirole combat aircraft

Singapore Keeps Its Spear Tip Sharp

The modernisation of Singapore’s armed forces Singapore’s intent to maintain one of the most modern defence forces in Asia Pacific was once again emphasised when...

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