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Regional countries react to AUKUS and Australia’s nuclear-powered submarine ambition

Southeast Asian countries have raised concerns that Canberra’s decision to develop and procure eight nuclear-powered submarines under a trilateral security partnership with the United...
RAAF F-35A

Lightning Spreads Over Asia-Pacific

The network of F-35 Lightning II fighter operators in the Asia-Pacific region continues to grown and strengthen. Until 2 August, all Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning...
RSAF A330 MRTT

Singapore deploys RSAF A330 MRTT to support Afghanistan evacuation efforts

The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) has dispatched one of its Airbus A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transports (MRTTs) to assist ongoing international efforts to...

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...
F-35B

Singapore selects Arkansas for F-16 and F-35 training

Singapore’s Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) announced on 4 June that it has selected Ebbing Air National Guard Base (ANGB) in Fort Smith, Arkansas, to...
PLAAF Y-20 near Malaysia -- RMAF

China flexes strategic airlift muscles near Malaysia

China has dispatched 16 Ilyushin Il-76 and Xi’an Y-20 heavy transport aircraft to the vicinity of Malaysia-administered shoals in the South China Sea as...

TRD Singapore takes aim at global C-UAS opportunities following major successes...

TRD is a fast-expanding Singapore company specialising in counter-unmanned aircraft systems (C-UAS) since 2015. Their Orion C-UAS products and solutions are being used...

Shipbuilding – A Numbers Game

While experience grows among Indo-Pacific naval designers, order numbers remain crucial to keeping costs down and yards in business. The Indo-Pacific region has a significant...
BM-18

Higher Caliber

Western manufacturers are now seeing increasingly successful small arms designs emerging from Asia. The weapon carried by every soldier not only impacts on their effectiveness...
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...

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