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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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China’s Next Generation Unmanned Assassins

JR Ng - China has been steadily pushing ahead in its development of stealthy, unmanned deep penetration aircraft in recent years. The People's Republic of...
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India’s Modernisation Challenge

Debalina Ghoshal - In 2018, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman caused concern among many analysts and policy makers when she stated that India had ammunition...
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The Value Of Shore Based Air Power For Maritime Strike

November 2019 marked the 75th anniversary of a relatively obscure, yet pivotal, engagement of the Pacific War – the Battle of Ormoc Bay. Pacific...
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Asian SOF looks for Protected Mobility

SOF vehicles can be light and quick, but for some operators there is also a proved need for greater protection for the operators. In April,...
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Brown Water Specialists

Riverine and inshore patrolling in boats designed with shallow draughts, high speed and that are well armed can fulfill missions from anti-criminal activity to...
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Sweeping the Skies

Guarding economic zones and watching for incursions, either temporary or as part of a deliberate strategy, has raised the need for wide area and...
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Coast Guard with Muscles

The China Coast Guard has ‘bulked up’ the size, numbers and firepower of its ships, blurring the traditional role usually associated with such organisations. The...
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Counter UAV: High Tech Flyswatters

JR Ng - The use of unmanned aerial systems to disrupt or attack military and civilian personal and locations is now and established threat to...
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Whither China’s recent ASBM test?

The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) tested its much-vaulted anti-ship ballistic missile (ASBM) capability at sea last month, according to news outlets CNBC and NHK,...

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