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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...
Y-20 PLAAF

Workhorse Airways

Billed as the unglamorous role of most Air Forces, transports are the aircraft that no nation’s military can do without. As tension grow in the...
Japan’s Accelerates Aircraft Modernisation Plans

Japan’s Accelerates Aircraft Modernisation Plans

The recently concluded DSEI Japan 2023 exhibition held in Chiba, Tokyo provided an important insight into Japan’s military modernisation plans and its intention to...
Taurus Systems

Taurus Systems Eyeing Japanese Stand-Off Missile Requirements

Taurus Systems GmbH (TSG), the manufacturer of the Taurus KEPD 350K, modular stand-off missile is gauging Japanese interest in the weapon system. Japan recently...
Leonardo-JASDF

Leonardo Targets JASDF F-2s, JMSDF P-2s with BriteCloud decoy

Leonardo is showcasing its BriteCloud expendable active decoy in Japan for the first time at DSEI. There is a growing interest for sophisticated RF...

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)...
A340 AEW

Airborne Trip Wires

Airborne Early Warning (AEW) aircraft operating in the Asia Pacific region. From a purely West-centric view-point, it may come as something of a surprise to...

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