Patria AMV XP

Asian-Pacific Armoured Vehicles – Requirements and Fielding

Eastern European countries are not the only ones replacing legacy armoured vehicles. The Asia-Pacific nations are looking for new and modernised solutions. Concerns over the...
Saab

Sweden makes further push for Philippine MRF bid

Sweden has further positioned itself for the Philippine Department of National Defense (DND)’s Multi-Role Fighter (MRF) programme for the Philippine Air Force (PAF) by...

Philippine Air Force receives last two ATAK helos

The Philippine Air Force (PAF) has taken delivery of all six of its Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) T-129B ATAK helicopters on 17 May, the...
BLACKTALON

Strengthening Asia’s military and defence teams with COMINT, Counter-UAS and Tactical...

By Jackson White, Business Development Director of Tactical Data Links and VP Marketing at SPX Communication Technologies. Nations across Asia are experiencing growing tensions and...
BRP Jose Rizal (FF-150) frigate

Philippine Navy successfully fires C-Star ASCM

The Philippine Navy announced on 8 May that its Jose Rizal-class missile frigate, BRP Jose Rizal (FF-150), had successfully hit a surface target with...
KAI

South Korea readies single-seat FA-50 development

South Korea's Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE) announced in early May a plan to fund the development of a single-seat variant of...
The BrahMos Missile System passes through the Rajpath during the 60th Republic Day Parade.

India delivers Brahmos missiles to Philippines

The first batch of BrahMos supersonic anti-ship cruise missiles from India has been delivered to the Philippines by an Indian Air Force C-17 transport...

Philippines releases further funds for corvette construction

The Philippine Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has released the fourth milestone payment worth US$106 million to fund the ongoing construction of two...
Hyundai Rotem K2

The Pros and Cons of Joining the Big League of Arms...

South Korea’s rapid rise as a defence manufacturer is resulting in increasingly tougher challenges to its export policy. Although China might be Asia’s top defence...
Philippine military

Re-Horizon 3 initiative to spur Philippines defense expenditure to $6.2 billion...

The Philippines is embarking on an ambitious “Re-Horizon 3” military modernization initiative amidst the escalating territorial disputes in the South China Sea. Despite financial...

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