A330

A330 MRTT Tanker Enters RoKAF Service

Jon Lake - The Airbus A330 MRTT (Multi-Role Tanker Transport) officially entered service with the Republic of Korea Air Force (RoKAF) on 30 January...
A400M

RoKAF in A400 Swap Talks With Spain

Jon Lake - After months of rumour, South Korea has finally started talks with Spain with a view to swapping 30-34 KAI KT-1 turboprop...
Poongsan

Poongsan eyes resurgence in Pakistan

South Korea’s Poongsan, a manufacturer of conventional and specialty ammunition for land and naval forces, is once again exhibiting at IDEAS to highlight its...
General Dynamics Light Armoured Vehicle

Combat Vehicle Modernisation

The desire to retain and operate a selection of armoured combat vehicles in Asia Pacific is encouraging local industry to get ‘in on the...
Type-903-US-Navy

Amphibious Sustained Reach

Large ships can, by definition, support a number of tasks. Such flexibility inherent in both amphibious and logistics platforms is being exploited by a...
T-50

Mittens or Masters, Blue Magpies or Golden Eagles?

As the complexity of fighter aircraft keeps increasing, the need for better training aircraft that can prepare pilots for this higher level of performance...
K2-MBT

No peace dividend yet

Although growing interaction with North Korea seems to offer long awaited detante, it is still too early for the South Korean government to slow...
USS-Fitzgerald

Ballistic Missile Defence in the Asia-Pacific region

The topic of ballistic missile defence, regardless of geographic region, is rife with complexities, and two major areas stand out - the geopolitical aspect...
NorthKoreaMissile

Anti-Missile Defence Analysis: Part 1/2

With US President Trump due to begin talks with North Korea’s President Kim Jong-un over denuclearisation, Asian Military Review presents two perspectives on anti-tactical...

Tactical change of Tune

The challenge of upgrading to software defined radios will reduce the need to overcome issues with upgrading traditional hardware for Asian militaries. Tactical radio technology...

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