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RAAF P-8A

Watching the Neighbours

With political tension rising around the world, airborne special mission aircraft have arguably never been more important. Asia-Pacific states facing Chinese pressure on their South...

Japan and Singapore air forces train with USAF B-1 bombers and...

Two B-1B Lancer bombers operated by the United States Air Force 345th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, arrived at Paya...
JASDF-F-35A

JASDF readies F-35As for first overseas exercise

The Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) is readying its fifth-generation Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II Joint Strike Fighters for the type’s first international drill...
SeaGuardian UAV -- GA-ASI

JMSDF begins SeaGuardian UAV assessment

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) has commenced trials of the General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc (GA-ASI) MQ-9B SeaGuardian medium altitude long-endurance unmanned aerial...

US shows strong commitment at Avalon Airshow

The US Department of Defense (DoD) has used the latest edition of the biennial Australian International Aerospace & Defence Exposition and Airshow (Avalon 2023)...
KAI MC-X multirole cargo transport concept model

DX Korea 2022: KAI unveils MC-X transport aircraft concept

Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) has taken the opportunity at the DX Korea 2022 exhibition being held in Goyang from 21-25 September to reveal a...
NGC-RQ-4B

Northrop Grumman Completes Ferry Flight of Japan’s RQ-4B Global Hawk

Northrop Grumman Corporation successfully ferried the first of Japan’s three RQ-4B Global Hawks via a non-stop transpacific flight. The aircraft departed on Thursday, March...
Japan Air Self-Defense Force

Japan’s F-15JSI programme moves ahead

The US Department of Defense (DoD) announced on 30 December that it has awarded Boeing a US$471.3 million Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contract to...
South Korean president Moon Jae-in

Asian Air Force Modernisation

Regional tensions have forced the pace for regional air forces to buy new capability or update legacy platforms. The increasing prospects of a peer-on-peer...
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...

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