Apache fuselage production Tata

Boeing-Tata JV delivers first Apache fuselage for Indian Army

Tata Boeing Aerospace Limited (TBAL), a joint venture between US aerospace and defence company Boeing and India’s Tata Advanced Systems Limited, announced on 16...
‘Chang Bogo’ class SSK

The Silent Service

As tensions continue to escalate in the South and East China Seas, the submarine race continues unabated in the Asia-Pacific region, where navies are...
C295

Airbus delivers first C295 to India

Airbus Defence and Space has officially handed over  in fly-away condition the first of 56 C295 aircraft to the Indian Air Force (IAF) to...

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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Elbit Systems wins US$300 million deal to deliver Hermes 900 UASs...

Israel’s Elbit Systems announced on 2 March that it has secured a contract worth approximately US$300 million to supply Hermes 900 medium-altitude, long-endurance unmanned...
Arjun MBT gun-launched missile test.

India advances indigenous tank-launched missile testing

The Indian Ministry of Defence (MoD) has successfully test fired an indigenous laser-guided anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) from an Arjun main battle tank on...
Australia’s SAS regiment

Enhancing the Mission

As nations continue to wage Counter-Insurgency (COIN) operations across the Asia-Pacific, requirements are emerging for Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) capable of providing...

Dual-use ports give PRC proximity to vital shipping lanes

The People’s Republic of China (PRC) is building and acquiring interests in ports throughout the world with an eye toward using them for commercial...
OPV

The Naval Workhorse – The Rise of OPVs

Offshore Patrol Vessels are gaining popularity as a cheaper but increasingly more capable option to more sizeable and expensive ‘grey navy’ options. The Asia-Pacific region...

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