South Korea continues to push K2 MBT for Norwegian tank requirement

South Korean and Norwegian officials have gathered in Seoul on 2 May to continue bilateral discussions on defence industrial co-operation. The ninth session of...

Filipino corvettes to get Israeli 3D radar

The Philippine Navy’s future corvettes will be equipped with lightweight ALPHA 3D active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar systems, Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) announced...
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...
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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...

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...
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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...

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...
JF-17B twin-seat fighter

Singapore Airshow 2022: Regional interest in light combat aircraft

Regional aerospace firms have taken the opportunity at the Singapore Airshow 2022, which has emerged as the largest event of its kind to be...
IAI naval combat suite

Hanwha Systems and IAI Sign MoU to Collaborate on Marketing Combat...

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and Hanwha Systems Co., one of South Korea's leading defense contractors, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to market...
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South Korea rolls out new self-propelled 120 mm mortar system

South Korea's Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) announced on 4 February that an initial batch of indigenously developed 120 mm self-propelled mortar systems has...

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