LIMA 23: China displays naval power at Langkawi Expo

China’s presence at LIMA 2023 – whether via military platforms or commercial entities exhibiting at the Langkawi show – illustrated how the Asian superpower...
K9 155mm self-propelled howitzers

Asian Exports Surge Into World Defence Markets

Asian companies are rapidly populating the higher end of the world’s top 100 defence manufacturers. American, European and Russian manufacturers have long dominated the global...
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Chinese WS-15 engine prepared for mass production

The Aero Engine Corporation of China (AECC) has declared that the indigenously developed Shenyang WS-15 (Woshan-15, translated as Turbofan-15) engine for the country’s fighter...
NASAMS

GBAD in Asia-Pacific

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has brought the need to protect their forces with ground based air defence into sharp perspective The importance of ground-based...
Kymeta

Ensuring Global Connectivity for Special Forces

Overcoming the challenge of disrupted communications for special forces operating in contested environments. On 1 September, the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) published its ‘UK...
China's A2AD

China’s Stealthy Area Denial

Is China already too far ahead with its A2AD strategy, or is it more of a political means to an end? When Low Observability (LO)...
A340 AEW

Airborne Trip Wires

Airborne Early Warning (AEW) aircraft operating in the Asia Pacific region. From a purely West-centric view-point, it may come as something of a surprise to...

Philippine coastguard claims ‘laser’ harassment by China

A Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Parola-class patrol vessel was menaced by a “military-grade” laser deployed from a trespassing China Coast Guard (CCG) vessel while...
Yuan-Class submarine, featuring an air independent propulsion systems (YouTube).

Wuhan Trip To Dispel Engine Skepticism

The Royal Thai Navy will send a team of officers to observe performance tests on the Chinese-built CHD620 submarine engines. The RTN remains undecided on...

China boosts military UAV development with new R&D facility

Aerospace Times Feihong Technology Corporation (Feihong), a subsidiary of the state-owned China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC), announced on 10 January that it...

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