A close-up of a full scale model of the Teng Yun UAV being developed by the Aeronautical Systems Research Division (ASRD) of Taiwan’s National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST). (Andrew Drwiega)

Asia Pacific UAV Compendium 2022

The value of unmanned aerial vehicles continues to grow in importance, with indigenous development increasing in all categories. Regional military forces are accelerating their acquisition...

US Navy concludes Valiant Shield 2022, readies for RIMPAC

On 17 June, the US Navy concluded the ninth edition of Valiant Shield, a high-end unilateral field training exercise following 12 days of combat...
KAI's KF-21

KF-21 Boramae progresses on ground testing in anticipation of first flight

South Korea’s indigenous next-generation combat aircraft development, the KF-21 Boramae, has made good progress during its ground testing phase and has achieved around 50...
KAI-T-50

KAI and Lockheed Martin boosts T-50 co-operation

Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) and Lockheed Martin have signed a teaming agreement to market the T-50 Golden Eagle advanced jet trainer globally, KAI announced...
South Korea has expanded its space-based C4ISR capabilities with the ANASIS-II military communications satellite in July 2020. Use of ANASIS-II is gradually expanding as more ground terminals come online. (Airbus Defence & Space)

Taking on C4ISR and Cyber

The war in Ukraine has demonstrated the absolute necessity of coordinating C4ISR in a major conflict. Nations in Asia have already been adding to...
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...
D&S

Defense & Security 2022 – ASEAN’s Major Defense and Security Event...

For 20 years, Defense & Security has been one of the most important and dynamic ASEAN defense and internal security events. With full support from the Thai...
The Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Jackson (LCS 6) transits the South China Sea during a search and rescue exercise (SAREX).

Expanding Maritime Partnership: Thailand, U.S. 2022 CARAT Exercise

Royal Thai and U.S. navies begin maritime training during the 28th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise, May 23. Taking place in the...
Rohde & Schwarz is to equip nine regional towers across Vietnam. Shown: Can Tho Tower. (Image: Rohde & Schwarz)

Vietnam chooses innovative R&S Series5200 ATC radios and CERTIUM VCS from...

The new CERTIUM radios and voice communications systems will provide Vietnamese regional towers with reliable communications and a state-of-the-art air traffic control solution. Rohde & Schwarz and...
CM-32 Yunpao 8x8

Multi-Role Ready

Multi-role combat vehicles (MRCVs) give a good range of options (and savings) over fleets of role specific combat vehicles. The main battle tank, infantry...

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