South Korea moots KTSSM missile upgrade

The South Korean Ministry of National Defense (MND)’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) announced on 19 September that it will provision up to ₩290...

South Korea unveils new warship concepts

South Korean shipbuilders have taken the opportunity at the 2023 edition of the MADEX International Maritime Defense Industry Exhibition to showcase a range of...
L-SAM (Long Range Surface to Air Missile)

ROK L-SAM Intercepts Target in Test

The Republic of Korea L-SAM (Long Range Surface to Air Missile) successfully conducted a missile intercept in testing according to local media reports of...

Hyundai Heavy Industries launches first KDX-III Batch 2 destroyer

South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has launched the lead ship for the second and improved batch of three Sejong Daewang (KDX-III)-class guided-missile...
A close-up of a full scale model of the Teng Yun UAV being developed by the Aeronautical Systems Research Division (ASRD) of Taiwan’s National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST). (Andrew Drwiega)

Asia Pacific UAV Compendium 2022

The value of unmanned aerial vehicles continues to grow in importance, with indigenous development increasing in all categories. Regional military forces are accelerating their acquisition...
Hanwha Defense REDBACK IFV during ROK Army trial run

Redback infantry fighting vehicle demonstrates maneuvers for ROK Army trial

The ROK Army trial of Hanwha Defense’s Redback IFV has ended successfully after six weeks of pilot run The Redback showcased its high-performance...
Hanwha’s AS21 Redback IFV

South Korean Army augments Redback export efforts

The Republic of Korea Army (RoKA) is set to commence local trials of the Hanwha Defence Australia AS21 Redback infantry fighting vehicle (IFV), the...

RoK Army receives new Hyundai Rotem UGVs

The Republic of Korea Army (RoKA) has received two new 6x6 multirole Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs) developed by Hyundai Rotem, the company announced on...
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...
JSTARS-K concept

Northrop Grumman eyes South Korean JSTARS-K requirement

Northrop Grumman has signed a raft of agreements with South Korean companies Huneed and LIG Nex1 to pursue a Republic of Korea Air Force’s...

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