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Remote Island Base Strategy

The strategic importance of military bases on remote islands has been brought sharply into focus over the last few years by China’s well documented...
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Sharpeye in the Philippines

In October the Philippine Navy (PN) Frigate Acquisition Project (FAP) awarded a contract to Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) to build two 2,600 ton frigates...
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Tanked Up

It is an often repeated adage that Main Battle Tanks (MBT) are unsuitable for operation in the jungles, mountains and paddies common in Asian-Pacific...
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Frigate or Destroyer?

Budgetary and strategic factors are slowly dividing the Asia-Pacific region into navies that can afford destroyers, and those that cannot. This, in turn, is...

Submarine Close Encounters

Tim Fish - The population growth of submarines in Asian-Pacific waters is outstripping the region’s capacity to produce them. The trend towards the acquisition of...
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Elbit’s Sabrah “Light Tank” for Un-named Asian Army

Elbit Systems of Israel announced on Tuesday 26 January 2021 it had received a contact from an un-named South East Asian country valued at...
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Italian Flare in the Asia-Pacific

During the Euronaval exhibition held in Paris this October, asianmilitaryreview.com sat down with Leonardo’s head of defence systems to discuss their latest projects in...
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Philippines Insurgency concerning but controllable

Amplified by a suicide bombing and ongoing military clashes, alarm bells are ringing loudly across Southeast Asia: Mindanao, it seems in some quarters, is...

Duterte’s Distinct Diplomatic Dancing

Manilla looks towards new alliances in the Asia-Pacific, as it seeks to diversify its defence and diplomatic relationships away from Washington DC. The Philippines’ have...
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Rohde & Schwarz contributes to enhanced maritime safety in the Philippines

Rohde & Schwarz contracted to provide secure communications and direction finding systems for two 94 meter multi-role response vessels (MRRV) for the Philippine Coast Guard. Rohde &...

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