Light Combat Aircraft in the Asia Pacific

The demand for relatively lower cost trainer / light attack aircraft in Asian Pacific has been an attractive proposition to countries needing to upgrade...
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Affordable Maritime Patrol

While nothing is cheap in defence, a range of less expensive capabilities might be enough, especially if networked with allies. The Indo-Pacific region has...
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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...

Stranger On The Shore

India has the eighteenth longest coastline in the world, according to the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Fact Book. Stretching for a total of 3779.7...
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To the Beach and Beyond – Amphibious Assault

The development of ship-to-shore landing vessels means more volume arriving per trip at higher speed. The amphibious operation is considered by many military analysts and...
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Battlefield Taxis with Attitude

Light transport is utilised by friend and foe alike. Agility and utility combine, from transformed commercial vehicles to those designed for the military. The military...

Fighting Talk

The Asia-Pacific has, in recent years, seen significant activity in the acquisition and fielding of new IFVs (Infantry Fighting Vehicles) as a consequence 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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Thailand moves ahead with indigenous AFV development

Locally built armoured fighting vehicles (AFVs) look set to feature more prominently in future acquisition programmes for the Thai military, thanks to years of...
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Pushing Back with OPVs

China’s maritime expansion has triggered a surge in interest for offshore patrol vessels to help police EEZs. OPVs programmes There are numerous offshore patrol vessels (OPVs)...

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