China’s Type 054A class frigate PLA (N) Yueyang (FF 575).

Chadburns Ring Full Ahead for Modernisation

The increasing pace of naval modernisation in the Indo-Pacific is fuelling regional industrial growth backed by the maturation of indigenous technology. The rise of China...

PLA Air Force highlights its J-16D electronic warfare aircraft at Airshow...

The People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) is showcasing an electronic warfare (EW) variant of the Shenyang Aircraft Corporation (SAC) J-16 multirole fighter aircraft...
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Chinese Armour on the Move

While many countries have ceased the design, development and production of main battle tanks (MBT), China is reaching out to the export market. Today China...
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China readies to flex latest indigenous defence technologies in Zhuhai

State-owned and private Chinese defence and aerospace companies are set to showcase their latest platforms and technologies at the biennial China International Aviation and...
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Regional countries react to AUKUS and Australia’s nuclear-powered submarine ambition

Southeast Asian countries have raised concerns that Canberra’s decision to develop and procure eight nuclear-powered submarines under a trilateral security partnership with the United...
U.S., Japan Sharpen Skills During Keen Sword 21

SOCPAC Keen to Share Joint Doctrine and Training

The return of Great Power competition means that US SOCPAC is more than ever seeking joint training opportunities with regional special forces. Special Operations Forces...
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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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Amphibious Forces

Amphibious warfare has existed as a pillar of western military strategy since World War II, particularly after the experience of the U.S. Marine Corps...

US approves M109A6 Paladin SPH sale to Taiwan

The US State Department has approved a potential Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to Taiwan of 40 155 mm M109A6 Paladin self-propelled howitzers (SPHs) and...

Indo Pacific UAV Directory 2021

The development of unmanned aerial vehicles is growing apace, especially in China. New longer range ISR platforms are also on the procurement list of...

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