Haijing-3901

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...

Tactical change of Tune

The challenge of upgrading to software defined radios will reduce the need to overcome issues with upgrading traditional hardware for Asian militaries. Tactical radio technology...
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)...
Fei Long-71

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...
Mk-VI-Safe-Fwd

Fast Attack: Still a Threat in the Littoral

Small, swift missile-bearing attack craft can do great damage at range if allowed to do so. Fast craft have received a great deal of attention...
Leopard-2 RI

Tanked Up

It is an often repeated adage that Main Battle Tanks (MBT) are unsuitable for operation in the jungles, mountains and paddies common in Asian-Pacific...
LRASM

Anti-Ship Missile Evolution

The anti-ship missile has come a long way since the crude guided weapons first witnessed during the Second World War. There are a bewildering array...

The Strategic Utility of Diego Garcia

Ben Ho - Last month’s vote by the United Nations General Assembly to end Britain’s control of the Chagos archipelago in the Indian Ocean...
BM-18

Higher Caliber

Western manufacturers are now seeing increasingly successful small arms designs emerging from Asia. The weapon carried by every soldier not only impacts on their effectiveness...
Bonus Mk II PGM

Smart Munitions Increase Market Share

Top attack munitions are now widely developed for different artillery calibers with offering varied ranges. While aviation assets now employ precision guided munitions (PGM) and...

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