Indo Pacific UAV Directory 2021

The development of unmanned aerial vehicles is growing apace, especially in China. New longer range ISR platforms are also on the procurement list of...

Materiel On The New Silk Road

Two experts from the Royal United Services Institute, a London-based think tank, examine the People’s Republic of China’s growing defence relationship with the Islamic...

Sounding Warnings Sooner

Most of the advanced military nations have some kind of Airborne Early Warning & Control systems (AEW&C). In the past the role has been...
SeaGuardian UAV -- GA-ASI

US approves sale of SeaGuardian UAVs to Taiwan

The US State Department has approved the sale of four “weapons ready” MQ-9B SeaGuardian medium-altitude, long-endurance (MALE) unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to Taiwan, the...

Instructing The Infantry

Infantry training is a core skill for any army and how it approaches this element often says much about the competency and capabilities of...
KRI Nagapasa (403), the first of three new Nagapasa-class submarines of the Indonesian Navy that was commissioned in August 2017. The second Ardadedali was commissioned in April 2018 and the third Alugoro entered service in April 2021. (TNI-AL)

Submarine Status

Operating submarines can enhance the reputation of the naval force employing them, but they should be properly funded and not just for show. Conventional submarines...
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...

China ramps up military drills near Taiwan after “foreign provocations”

China has once again flexed its increasing power projection capabilities with yet another unprecedented show of force in recent days, with its air and...
SIKORSKY

CSAR: Building towards capability

Dr. Joetey Attariwala - Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR) as a joint force operation requires a specialisation that many nations cannot afford. However, mission equipment...
The Philippines Navy’s BRP Dionisio Ojeda

Fast and Furious

In a region where traditional and non-traditional threats are constantly changing littoral security needs, the demand for Fast Attack Craft (FAC) which provide speed...

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