French Navy frigate

IMDEX Show News – Thales Showcase New Naval Wideband HF

Thales hopes to have the first example of its new HF XL High Frequency (HF: three megahertz/MHz to 30MHz) wideband communications capability in service...
The ‘Sejong Daewang’ class destroyer

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...

“Tank!!” The psychological impact of Armour

Mobility, firepower and protection. Three qualities of the Main Battle Tank that are seeing regional armies keep to modernise their stocks. The tank is a...
CUAS system

Fighting Back Against UAS

A widening range of methods are being fielded to take down UAS depending on their size. Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) offer new threats as well...

Are You Going To Scarborough Shoal?

The ASEAN Chairmanship baton has been passed from the Democratic Republic of Laos to the Republic of the Philippines. This also happens to coincide...
CH-47D aircraft

Doing More With Less

Two key factors are driving the modernisation of Singapore’s armed forces: increasing regional security concerns and declining national birth rates. In this context, the...
JF-17B twin-seat fighter

Singapore Airshow 2022: Regional interest in light combat aircraft

Regional aerospace firms have taken the opportunity at the Singapore Airshow 2022, which has emerged as the largest event of its kind to be...
UDT submarine 630x230

Post Conference Press Release – UDT Asia 2017

UDT Asia took place on 17 – 18 January 2017 in Singapore. To maximise engagement opportunities, the event ran in parallel with MilSim Asia,...
Saab 340 aircraft

Doing more than it says on the Tin

Airborne Early Warning (AEW) aircraft can do much more than their acronym suggests. The increasing ability of these platforms to perform land and sea...
The Guizhou WZ-7 'Xianglong' is the Chinese air force's most capable unmanned reconnaissance asset, and is being used for strategic surveillance of potential territorial hotspots.

Bigger, Further, Better

Where China is growing its unmanned aerial vehicle fleet, nations across Asia Pacific are finding budgets too for these more strategic assets. Military forces are...

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