Y-8 and Y-9

Listening, Watching, Gathering – Chinese EW Comes of Age

China’s special mission aircraft are maturing intelligence gathering assets that are gaining data on tactics, techniques and procedures of those opponents that may be...
Luerssen corvette 2

Challenges Ahead for Australian and New Zealand Navies

The right type? The right capabilities? What is the need for both navies to readjust their fleets to face regional threats? The changing global strategic...
Patria AMV XP

Asian-Pacific Armoured Vehicles – Requirements and Fielding

Eastern European countries are not the only ones replacing legacy armoured vehicles. The Asia-Pacific nations are looking for new and modernised solutions. Concerns over the...
The future USS Jack H. Lucas

Fleet Force Protection

The increasing range and potency of A2AD defence, particularly the anti-ship missile threat, is leading navies to reconsider how individual ships as well as...
Hyundai Rotem K2

The Pros and Cons of Joining the Big League of Arms...

South Korea’s rapid rise as a defence manufacturer is resulting in increasingly tougher challenges to its export policy. Although China might be Asia’s top defence...
Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom

Are Security Dialogue’s Drifting Away From Their Principles?

From Munich to Singapore: how security conferences viewed the Ukraine War. Security conferences are known for being forums where the conflict or the crisis of...
HIMARS

Australia’s Strategic Defence Review Divergence

The military rise of the People's Republic of China has been rapid, even though warning signals have existed for years. Such strategic competition has...
Second Thomas Shoal

China Puts Squeeze on Philippine Reefs in South China Sea

Second Thomas Shoal has emerged as a South China Sea flashpoint, as China smothers Philippine aspirations to protect its exclusive economic zone (EEZ). This...
Sukhoi SU-35 aircraft

The PRC’s Corruption Conundrum

President Xi made a promise to rid China of corrupt politicians and military leaders. Defence acquisitions have been examined in detail with irregularities found....
RAAF P-8A

Watching the Neighbours

With political tension rising around the world, airborne special mission aircraft have arguably never been more important. Asia-Pacific states facing Chinese pressure on their South...

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