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Sub Hunters are in demand

The rise in the number of submarines being operated in Indo-Pacific waters has naturally led to a corresponding need for platforms, particularly maritime multi-mission...
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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...
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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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Renewing the Assault

Lessons learned from recent conflicts has seen a greater focus on modularity and ambidextrous customisation of small arms, as well as reducing weight and...
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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...
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Vietnam’s Catch Up Challenge

JR Ng - Vietnam’s legacy 1970s armed forces are gradually being updated with new equipment as defence spending increases. Some of the largest increases in military...
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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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Knowledge is a fine thing

Giving every soldier the ability to send and receive voice and data communications can be done, but will add to or decrease capability in...
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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...

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