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...
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...
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...
Bell 505

Republic of Korea Selects Bell 505 as Its New Military Helicopter...

Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. company, announced the selection of the Bell 505 as the new Republic of Korea military helicopter trainer. The...
The Guizhou WZ-7 'Xianglong' is the Chinese air force's most capable unmanned reconnaissance asset, and is being used for strategic surveillance of potential territorial hotspots.

Bigger, Further, Better

Where China is growing its unmanned aerial vehicle fleet, nations across Asia Pacific are finding budgets too for these more strategic assets. Military forces are...
Dassault-Rafale

Indonesia inches closer to potential Rafale acquisition, reiterates interest in F-15EX

The Indonesian Ministry of Defense (MoD) has advanced plans to acquire up to 36 French-made Dassault Aviation Rafale multirole combat aircrafts, defence minister Prabowo...
KCR-60

Virtual FAT: Indonesian Navy Approves New CMS From Terma Despite Covid-19...

SURABAYA: Despite COVID-19 restrictions, the Indonesian Navy (TNI-AL) approves the factory acceptance tests of four new combat management systems (CMS) for four fast attack...
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...

Bell Delivers Two Bell 505 Helicopters to the Indonesian Navy

Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. company, announced the successful sale and delivery of two Bell 505 helicopters to the Indonesian Navy. The newly...
Airbus-A400

Indonesia Ministry of Defence orders two Airbus A400Ms

Aircraft to be delivered in multirole tanker and transport configuration. Letter of Intent for four additional aircraft. The Indonesia Ministry of Defence has placed...

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