VPAF

Vietnam’s Catch Up Challenge

JR Ng - Vietnam’s legacy 1970s armed forces are gradually being updated with new equipment as defence spending increases. Some of the largest increases in military...

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...

Vietnam is Interested in Acquiring Russian Helicopters

The delegation of the Ministry of Public Security of the Republic of Vietnam arrived on a working visit to the capital of Tatarstan. The talks...
EL/M-2258

Big Surveillance for Small Platforms

The high performance found in naval surveillance radars equipping large surface combatant is migrating to smaller surface vessels of corvette and Offshore Patrol Vessel...
Naval-Group

Underwater Arms Race

The number of navies that can now invest in submarine technology is increasing, although operational capability will still vary widely. The submarine arms race in...
Eutelsat Quantum

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...
Indonesian-Navy-Frigate

A Matter of Status

Published in the July/August 2020 Issue - SE Asian shipyards, traditionally smaller, look to build affordable vessels but may face economic peril in the...
RM-70 Vampire rocket launchers

Czech defence industry makes Southeast Asia tour

Czech Republic defence companies embedded as part of Czech prime minister Petr Fiala’s official Southeast Asia tour are reportedly in talks to supply equipment...
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Thousand Island Dressing

Traditional and non-traditional threats, as well as financial constraints, are pushing Asia Pacific navies to select increasingly modular designs for their corvettes. This is...
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...

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