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Guarding the Dragon’s Den Moat

The role of the People’s Republic of China’s (PRC’s) Coastguard’s expanding fleet has become blurred with that of the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN)...
Titanis

Taking Out ‘The Toys’

The Asia Pacific industry has ‘changed up gears’ in providing solutions to counter UAS threats. The proliferation of affordable and readily available small unmanned aircraft...
Saab's AUV62 MR

Underwater Force Multipliers

Published in the September/October 2020 Issue - Submarine-launched unmanned platforms are looking to covertly penetrate hostile A2/AD areas where their ‘mother ships’ fear to...
Shortfin

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...

Sharpening The Tiger’s Teeth

The Indian Air Force (IAF) describes itself as a modern, technology-intensive force distinguished by its commitment to excellence and professionalism, and claims it is...

GE Outlines Asia-Pacific Marine Engine Developments

Worldwide General Electric (GE) has delivered over 1400 marine gas turbines servicing 35 navies on some 500 ship programmes. According to George Awiszus, director...
Dokdo-class vessels

South Korea joins Asia’s Carrier Race

The Republic of Korea (ROK) recently announced that it plans to launch by 2030 a large-deck amphibious-warfare ship that could handle Short Take Off...
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Subliminally Speaking

President Donald Trump is not a person that would be associated with subliminal messaging. In fact, the frequency and often ferocity of his tweeting...

EDITOR’S BUNKER BRIEFING (6 October 2021, No.72)

Dear Readers, Last week I attended a meeting that addressed how the conflict in Afghanistan was covered by the international media, as well as the...
Hunter class (BAE Systems)

Protecting the Hunters

The Royal Australian Navy is forging ahead with its acquisition of new frigates. What electronic warfare capabilities might protect these new ships? The Royal Australian...

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