A close-up of a full scale model of the Teng Yun UAV being developed by the Aeronautical Systems Research Division (ASRD) of Taiwan’s National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST). (Andrew Drwiega)

Asia Pacific UAV Compendium 2022

The value of unmanned aerial vehicles continues to grow in importance, with indigenous development increasing in all categories. Regional military forces are accelerating their acquisition...

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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Russia boosts Myanmar Air Force

Russia and Myanmar will implement a large-scale plan for bilateral military cooperation, Russian Defence Minister, General of the Army Sergei Shoigu announced during his...
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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...
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...

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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More SATCOM for Asia-Pacific Customers

Eutelsat’s new 172B and Quantum satellites will offer improved connectivity and other services to Asian defence ministries and their governments.   Eutelsat-172B is an all-electric...
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Myanmar’s Army – A law unto itself

Anthony Davis - Since the explosion of the crisis in Myanmar’s Rakhine State in August last year, the Myanmar Army has become an international...
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Mittens or Masters, Blue Magpies or Golden Eagles?

As the complexity of fighter aircraft keeps increasing, the need for better training aircraft that can prepare pilots for this higher level of performance...
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Thunder heads towards Nigeria

Nigeria is inching close to being the first export customer of the jointly developed Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC) and China Chengdu Aircraft Corporation (CAC)...

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