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...
This image of one of the NEWS subvariants was also shared on social media. This type is towing what appears to be a folded, tall SIGINT collection antenna. (Twitter)

Japan Networks News

Japan’s Ground Self-Defence Force is overhauling its electronic warfare posture, both in force weight and capabilities. Reflecting ever-present tensions in East Asia, Japan’s Ministry of...
INS Kolkata -- US Navy

South Asian navies show strong presence in Qatar

South Asian navies turned up in force at the latest edition of the Doha International Maritime Defence Exhibition and Conference (DIMDEX)s held in Qatar...

East Asian navies boost surface combat capabilities

The navies of Japan and South Korea have held individual ceremonies in Tamano and Ulsan on 22 March to mark major milestones for their...
NGC-RQ-4B

Northrop Grumman Completes Ferry Flight of Japan’s RQ-4B Global Hawk

Northrop Grumman Corporation successfully ferried the first of Japan’s three RQ-4B Global Hawks via a non-stop transpacific flight. The aircraft departed on Thursday, March...
M1A2

Taiwan’s impending tank boost

An initial batch of the Republic of China Army’s (RoCA’s) fleet of M60A3 main battle tanks (MBTs) is set to be upgraded under a...
The Dongfeng-17 (DF-17) hypersonic weapon was displayed to the public for the first time 1 October 2019 during the National Day Parade in Beijing.

China’s Hypersonic Testing Surge

Although China is downplaying its hypersonic testing, recent demonstrations are showing an increase in missile maturity. On 27 October the chairman of the US Joint...
Philippine PCG MRRV 9701 -- PCG

Philippines receives first of two large coastguard vessels from Japan

The first of two 94 metre-long Multirole Response Vessels (MRRVs) on order for the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has arrived home on 26 January....
CH-10 VTOL UAV

China’s CASC to push tiltrotor UAV development in Tazhou

State-owned defence prime China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) announced on 21 January that it is planning to build a larger prototype of...

Korean light attack helo passes cold weather trials

The South Korean Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) announced on 18 February that the Light Armed Helicopter (LAH) being developed by Korea Aerospace Industries...

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