LRASM

Anti-Ship Missile Evolution

The anti-ship missile has come a long way since the crude guided weapons first witnessed during the Second World War. There are a bewildering array...

The Strategic Utility of Diego Garcia

Ben Ho - Last month’s vote by the United Nations General Assembly to end Britain’s control of the Chagos archipelago in the Indian Ocean...
PUMA

IFV Armament Evolution

Stephen W. Miller - The concept of armoured vehicle use by infantry has evolved as has the size and purpose of its armament. Not...
HF-Radio

HF Radio: Still Valid After 100 Years

Discovered almost one century ago, High Frequency (HF) radio has never lost its appeal thanks to its ability to move traffic across long distances,...
FFX-II-Daewoo

Frigates fill the Maritime Gap

While the budget for large capital ships is hard to find in the Asia Pacific region, the market for cheaper ‘workhorse’ frigates and corvettes...
F-35-JSF

Singapore’s roadmap for Next Generation Force

JR Ng - Thinking ahead, Singapore’s Ministry of Defence already has plans for the modernisation of its armed forces by 2030. In a budget speech...
HAL-Tejas

Cheaper Options for Ground Attack

There is now a growing range of ground attack aircraft available now, the purchase of which will not break a nation’s defence budget.  COIN air...
Australia-OPV

Coast Guards welcome OPV Boom

Asian-Pacific navies traditionally operate traditional warships leading the Coast Guards to benefit from very capable Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV). Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) have gained...
Naval-Group

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...
China-Cyber-Security

China Broadens Cyber Options

China is prepared to use its burgeoning cyber capabilities for industrial espionage, trans-national harassment, national defence and as a support to military operations. In its...

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