ROCS Hai Kun submarine

Taiwan unveils first locally built submarine

Taiwan has unveiled its first indigenously developed submarine, which has been built by local shipbuilder CSBC Corporation and will eventually enter service with the...
‘Kamorta’ class corvette

Thousand Island Dressing

Traditional and non-traditional threats, as well as financial constraints, are pushing Asia Pacific navies to select increasingly modular designs for their corvettes. This is...
Singapore Special Operations Task Group

Soldier Modernisation

The Asia-Pacific comprises a highly-congested and complicated operating environment for nations seeking to assert their authority and control over strategic areas, with armed forces...
Taiwan_F-16

China Continuous Testing of Taiwan’s Air Defence

The People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) has been persistent in its incursions into Taiwan’s air defence identification zone (ADIZ). Over the past two years,...
Hong-Kong

Hong Kong shows Taiwan its Future under China

The extensive protests by the people of Hong Kong reveal a deep concern about the increasing rate at which the Chinese government is taking...
The H-6K variant of China's main strategic bomber.

China, Russia time joint bomber flight with Quad summit

The Japanese Ministry of Defense (MoD) announced on 24 May that six Chinese and Russian strategic bombers were observed flying near the Japan on...
Pakistan’s ZDK-03

Watching The Noisy Neighbours

It is always handy to know what your neighbour is up to, particularly if they are not friendly. So it is no surprise that...
CM-34

Taiwan outlines CM-34 infantry fighting vehicle production

Production of the infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) variants of the 8x8 Yunpao (Clouded Leopard) armoured vehicle family is proceeding at pace, with the Taiwanese...
mtu-engine-series-8000

Rolls-Royce delivers 16-cylinder version of mtu Series 8000 for the first...

First two 16V 8000 engines are delivered to Taiwan Delivering power for Coast Guard patrol vessels 32 engines of the new type already...
RoKAF F-35

Military aircraft accidents blight start to the year

Combat aircraft operations in the Asia Pacific is off to a rocky start in 2022 with a spate of high profile aircraft accidents for...

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