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Assessing Malaysia’s Light Combat Aircraft Options

Ben Ho - The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) is said to be on the market for a Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) to augment...
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Indonesia’s Tank Boat launched in East Java

A consortium of Indonesian firms led by state-owned defence company PT Pindad launched a prototype of the indigenously developed Tank Boat catamaran combat vessel...
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Thai Marines Choose NORINCO VN16

The Thai Government announced is has signed a contract with China’s NORINO for VN16 Amphibious Assault Tanks for the Thai Marine Forces.    The VN16...
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China makes moves on J-10 turbofan engines

Screen captures of a video documentary released in early March by state-owned broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) suggest that the latest batch of J-10C...
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Australia buying K9 Thunder

On 3 September the Department of Defence announced it is releasing a request for tender to Hanwha Defense Australia under its Protected Mobile Fires...

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...

ALIT highlights LY-80 Air Defence System

Aerospace Long-March International Trade Company (ALIT) is once again promoting the domestically and internationally successful LY-80 medium range surface-to-air missile (SAM) system. The LY-80 is...

ST Engineering partners with IAI on naval missiles

Singapore’s ST Engineering announced on 15 July that its land systems division has signed an agreement with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) to set up...
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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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South Korea readies 120 mm self-propelled mortar system for production

South Korea’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) announced on 9 September that it will award a five-year contract worth 770 billion won (US$648 million)...

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