Vietnamese-Coast-Guard

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)...
GlobalEye

Sweeping the Skies

Guarding economic zones and watching for incursions, either temporary or as part of a deliberate strategy, has raised the need for wide area and...
L-39NG

Keeping Faith with Light Close Air Support

David Oliver - The appeal of light, close air support aircraft endures in a region increasingly worried by the likelihood of returning Daesh fighters adding...
The Starstreak launcher on display at DSA, atop a Malaysian Army vehicle (Chris Pocock)

Thales Shows Air Defence Starstreak and Tank Killer NLAW

Thales came to DSA with a strong operator endorsement for its Next-generation Light Anti-tank Weapon (NLAW). The UK government has gifted over 3,600 of...
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...
Singapore Special Operations Task Group

Soldier Modernisation

The Asia-Pacific comprises a highly-congested and complicated operating environment for nations seeking to assert their authority and control over strategic areas, with armed forces...
Royal-Thai-Navy

Brown Water Specialists

Riverine and inshore patrolling in boats designed with shallow draughts, high speed and that are well armed can fulfill missions from anti-criminal activity to...
ENVG-Binocular

Negating The Night

The variety of night vision systems for maritime and land forces is wider than ever. Conducting military operations at night without any form of night...

Fueling Strength

Although Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft play an important role in force projection, they have a limited niche market that will only attract those...
Buffalo

“Engineers Up!”

For all the might of main battle tanks and other fighting vehicles, their progress can be stopped or slowed without the skills and specialist vehicles...

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