The Guizhou WZ-7 'Xianglong' is the Chinese air force's most capable unmanned reconnaissance asset, and is being used for strategic surveillance of potential territorial hotspots.

Bigger, Further, Better

Where China is growing its unmanned aerial vehicle fleet, nations across Asia Pacific are finding budgets too for these more strategic assets. Military forces are...
2022-04-15 RTN Schiebel

Schiebel Wins Prestigious Follow-on Contract With Royal Thai Navy

Schiebel wins another contract in Thailand to supply additional CAMCOPTER® S-100 systems to the Royal Thai Navy (RTN). UAS market leader Schiebel has been...
AMP-2022

Group Captain (ret’d) Robert Daisley invitation to attend Air Mission Planning...

SMi Group reports: Chairman Group Captain (ret’d) Robert Daisley of the Air Mission Planning and Support Conference cordially invites experts to join the conference...
RMAF Sukhoi Su-30MKMs seen from top and bottom. (Carl Brent)

RMAF Has Two Years of Spares to Keep Sukhois Flying

Malaysian officials believe that they can keep the Royal Malaysian Air Force’s (RMAF’s) fleet of 18 Sukhoi Su-30MKM combat aircraft airworthy, despite the sanctions...
The Hurjet will be a purpose-designed advanced jet trainer and light attack aircraft. (Turkish Aerospace)

Turkish Aerospace Reveal Big Intentions for Business Development in Malaysia

Turkish Aerospace (TAI) has big plans for Malaysia, whether or not it wins the Royal Malaysian Air Force’s (RMAF’s) competition for a light combat...
RMAF EC725 helicopter crews line up to celebrate the 20,000 flight hours milestone. (Airbus Helicopters)

RMAF H225Ms Take the Strain Now the Parrots Have Flown

The Royal Malaysian Air Force’s (RMAF) 12-strong fleet of Airbus Helicopters H225Ms has now surpassed 25,000 flight hours, only shortly after a celebration of...
The Helang UAV represents the first foray by Mindmatics into bespoke aerial platforms. (Chris Pocock)

Mindmatics Shows Helang VTOL UAV; Also Tracking and Surveillance Systems

Unusually for a Malaysian company seeking defence contracts, Mindmatics is not owned or headed by former senior military officers. Its two founding directors and...

HAVELSAN showcased “BARKAN & BAHA” Unmanned Vehicles at DIMDEX 2022

HAVELSAN had a great start in DOHA INTERNATIONAL MARITIME DEFENCE EXHIBITION & CONFERENCE (DIMDEX) which is held from 21 to 23 March 2022 in...
NGC-RQ-4B

Northrop Grumman Completes Ferry Flight of Japan’s RQ-4B Global Hawk

Northrop Grumman Corporation successfully ferried the first of Japan’s three RQ-4B Global Hawks via a non-stop transpacific flight. The aircraft departed on Thursday, March...

Australian Army acquires Integrator UAS

Boeing subsidiary Insitu Pacific has been selected by Australia's Department of Defence (DoD) to supply the Australian Army with 24 Integrator unmanned aircraft systems...

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