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Japan’s SIGINT Challenge

While Japan has long been involved in the electronic warfare domain, the country’s navy needs to enhance its strategic EW capabilities. Japan is an Electronic...

Japan’s White Paper highlights regional threats and planned procurements

Japan has outlined a deteriorating geopolitical environment in its immediate region and beyond in its latest Defense of Japan White Paper, which was released...
JS Maya

Japan commences sea trials of latest Aegis missile destroyer

The second of two Maya (Improved Atago)-class guided missile destroyers built for the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) has commenced sea trials in anticipation...
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...
FFX-II-Daewoo

Frigates fill the Maritime Gap

While the budget for large capital ships is hard to find in the Asia Pacific region, the market for cheaper ‘workhorse’ frigates and corvettes...

Submarine Close Encounters

Tim Fish - The population growth of submarines in Asian-Pacific waters is outstripping the region’s capacity to produce them. The trend towards the acquisition of...
AA-Shinmaywa

Mahindra Defence partners with ShinMaywa Industries over US-2i Sales Bid

Mahindra Defence has been chosen to partner Japanese manufacturer ShinMaywa Industries in support of a potential sale of turboprop-powered amphibious US-2i aircraft to the...
JMSDF

ASW the Japanese Way

The Japanese Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Agency (ATLA) presented the Kawasaki P-1 Anti-Submarine Warfare/Maritime Patrol Aircraft (ASW/MP) at this year’s Paris Air Show. Deliveries of...
AMR Kauchak Kawasaki JMSDF P-1

Delivery of first 13 P-1s Expected by End of April

This month a Kawasaki Heavy Industries executive met on a condition of anonymity with asianmilitaryreview.com and provided an update on the company’s P-1 maritime...
LCAC-100

LCAC-100 Hovers Closer

Textron’s marine and land systems division plans to deliver the first of five LCAC-100 hovercraft to the United States Navy (USN) by the end...

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