Indo Pacific UAV Directory 2021

The development of unmanned aerial vehicles is growing apace, especially in China. New longer range ISR platforms are also on the procurement list of...
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Royal Australian Navy extends sustain S-100 Camcopter UAS sustainment

The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) has awarded Austrian unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) developer Schiebel a three-year extension contract to sustain the service's fleet of...

Malaysia moves on light combat aircraft/lead-in trainer acquisition

Malaysia's Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) announced on 22 June that it has released a tender to acquire Light Combat Aircraft/Fighter Lead-In-Trainers (LCA/FLIT) for the...
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China flexes strategic airlift muscles near Malaysia

China has dispatched 16 Ilyushin Il-76 and Xi’an Y-20 heavy transport aircraft to the vicinity of Malaysia-administered shoals in the South China Sea as...

Shipbuilding – A Numbers Game

While experience grows among Indo-Pacific naval designers, order numbers remain crucial to keeping costs down and yards in business. The Indo-Pacific region has a significant...
Indian Air Force

More Bang for Your Buck

Most Asian nations that operate fleets of legacy fighter aircraft continue to procure upgrade packages to increase capability and the extend service life of...
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Remote Firepower

Taking the gunner out of harm’s way provides flexibility in terms of where a weapon is sited, how large in can be and how...
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Indonesian submarine reported missing in Bali Sea, search and rescue operations...

An Indonesian navy (TNI-AL) Cakra (Type 209/1300)-class diesel-electric submarine (SSK) has been reported missing and an international search and rescue is presently underway in...
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Eyes in the Sky

Roaming UAVs ease airborne border and coastal surveillance. Enduring territorial disputes, illegal immigration, transnational crime, and domestic and international terrorism in Asia-Pacific continue to drive...
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MILDEF HMAV 4×4 Successfully Completes First Round of Military Evaluation Testing

After its public unveiling in February, the MILDEF 4x4 High Mobility Armoured Vehicle (HMAV) has successfully organised its first round of evaluation testing at various...

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