EA-18G

Whither the Weasel?

The real threat from ground based surface-to-air missiles means that there is still a need to keep the Vietnam ‘Wild Weasel’ capability current. The US...
Japan Air Self-Defense Force

Japan’s F-15JSI programme moves ahead

The US Department of Defense (DoD) announced on 30 December that it has awarded Boeing a US$471.3 million Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contract to...
RoK-ANASIS-II

Hanwha Systems and LIG Nex1 strengthens comms with ANASIS-II military satellite

The South Korean Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) has awarded contracts to homegrown defence primes Hanwha Systems and LIG Nex1 to supply ground-based communication...
South Korean president Moon Jae-in

Asian Air Force Modernisation

Regional tensions have forced the pace for regional air forces to buy new capability or update legacy platforms. The increasing prospects of a peer-on-peer...
Synthetic training

Synthetic Battlefield

Rapid advances in training, including gaming, are cutting costs while honing a wide range of soldiering skills. Synthetic training seeks to bring together live, virtual,...
HMS Audacious

Australia’s Nuke Sub Gamble

With the selection made to go nuclear, the next question is from where, and which type? Is this the wrong time for a long...
AS9 Huntsman in ADF camo

Australia’s MOD Contracts for Hanwha Huntsman Self Propelled Howitzers

The Australian Army is finally on track to receive a significant upgrade to its field artillery with the signing on 13 December of a...

Australia formally signs for AS9 Huntsman self-propelled artillery systems

Australia has awarded a A$1 billion contract to Hanwha Defense Australia (HDA), a a local subsidiary of South Korean defence prime Hanwha Group –...
Xian H-6J strategic bomber

PLA Navy Air Force bombers carry out South China Sea exercise

The People's Liberation Army Navy Air Force's (PLANAF's) Xian H-6J strategic bombers have reportedly conducted sea mine-laying and air-to-surface attack drills as part of...

China debuts Y-20U aerial tanker in latest Taiwan ADIZ buzz

Taiwan’s defence ministry announced on 28 November that the Republic of China Air Force (RoCAF) had scrambled its fighter jets to warn off a...

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