South Korean president Moon Jae-in

Asian Air Force Modernisation

Regional tensions have forced the pace for regional air forces to buy new capability or update legacy platforms. The increasing prospects of a peer-on-peer...
Torpedo Launcher System

Sea Awarded Contract to Supply Torpedo Launcher System to Hyundai Heavy...

SEA has been appointed to supply its Torpedo Launcher System to Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) for two new Philippine Navy corvettes. The contract follows...
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...

Indonesia Discusses Possible Defence Sales With Pakistan

Indonesia’s state-run Antara News agency reported on 21 September that Indonesia had offered to sell defence equipment to Pakistan, stating that former Indonesian army...
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Foot Slogger Firepower

A review of some of the latest firepower becoming available to riflemen and those firing automatic weapons in today’s infantry. Weapons of the combat infantry...
2022-04-15 RTN Schiebel

Schiebel Wins Prestigious Follow-on Contract With Royal Thai Navy

Schiebel wins another contract in Thailand to supply additional CAMCOPTER® S-100 systems to the Royal Thai Navy (RTN). UAS market leader Schiebel has been...
KAI-KF-X

South Korea’s KF-X programme to benefit from local industry boost

The South Korean government will increase funding support to homegrown defence companies that produce indigenous components for major platforms and weapon systems, with the...
MIM-104C

Bolt to the Blue

The story of land-based medium- to long-range Surface-to-Air Missiles (SAM) in the Asia-Pacific is one of considerable contrasts. For example, the People’s Republic of...
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Philippine Navy’s newest frigate heads home

The Philippine Navy’s first missile-capable frigate, BRP Jose Rizal (FF-150), commenced its journey home from South Korea on 18 May, navy chief Vice Admiral...

Asean navies boost ties in fleet review

PATTAYA: Navy forces in Southeast Asian countries have agreed to bolster cooperation in dealing with security, disasters and environmental threats. The navy chiefs from nine...

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