US Navy concludes Valiant Shield 2022, readies for RIMPAC

On 17 June, the US Navy concluded the ninth edition of Valiant Shield, a high-end unilateral field training exercise following 12 days of combat...

Geography Lessons

Having Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) at your disposal is a valuable asset to any military, but existential threats in Asia-Pacific bring a new dimension to...
Droneshield

DroneShield boosts AI capabilities for C-UAS and beyond

Australian counter-unmanned aircraft system (C-UAS) specialist DroneShield announced on 13 November that it had secured a A$600,000 contract to further develop its artificial intelligence/machine...
The ‘Sejong Daewang’ class destroyer

Frigate or Destroyer?

Budgetary and strategic factors are slowly dividing the Asia-Pacific region into navies that can afford destroyers, and those that cannot. This, in turn, is...
new-zealand-army

New Zealand Defence Force Awards Uniform Management Contract to the Logistik...

Logistik Unicorp Group expands its international activities: New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) bestows its trust on Australian Defence Apparel (ADA) announcing the award of...

China dispatches naval vessels on Tonga relief mission, while Australian LHD...

China has on 31 January dispatched two naval vessels to the disaster-hit Tonga as it expands its humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HADR) efforts...
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Amphibious Sustained Reach

Large ships can, by definition, support a number of tasks. Such flexibility inherent in both amphibious and logistics platforms is being exploited by a...
T-50

Mittens or Masters, Blue Magpies or Golden Eagles?

As the complexity of fighter aircraft keeps increasing, the need for better training aircraft that can prepare pilots for this higher level of performance...
Chief petty officers keep watch on the bridge of the US Navy (USN) Freedom-class Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) USS Billings, in the Caribbean Sea in April 2022. The USN’s Freedom-class LCS vessels are fitted with the Lockheed Martin COMBATSS-21 system as their combat management system (CMS). (US Navy)

Thinking Warships

The increasing adoption of open architecture and artificial intelligence is growing the capacity of naval combat management systems. In simple terms, naval platforms deliver military...
RSS Independence

Small Platforms Make A Big Difference

Freedom of navigation and ‘presence’ missions in response to territorial disputes with the Peoples Republic of China, fishery patrols and interdiction of migrants at...

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