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The future USS Jack H. Lucas

Fleet Force Protection

The increasing range and potency of A2AD defence, particularly the anti-ship missile threat, is leading navies to reconsider how individual ships as well as...
HIMARS

Australia’s Strategic Defence Review Divergence

The military rise of the People's Republic of China has been rapid, even though warning signals have existed for years. Such strategic competition has...
Second Thomas Shoal

China Puts Squeeze on Philippine Reefs in South China Sea

Second Thomas Shoal has emerged as a South China Sea flashpoint, as China smothers Philippine aspirations to protect its exclusive economic zone (EEZ). This...
Sukhoi SU-35 aircraft

The PRC’s Corruption Conundrum

President Xi made a promise to rid China of corrupt politicians and military leaders. Defence acquisitions have been examined in detail with irregularities found....
China’s Z-10ME

10 on 10 for China’s Z-10ME

The appearance of a fully equipped Chinese attack helicopter is surely one of the biggest surprises of the Singapore Airshow. The six-tonne attack helicopter,...
The China Coast Guard

Has the China Coast Guard Reached Its Limit?

It appears that the China Coast Guard could have reached its limit in terms of size and utility. Within the space of a decade the...
Chinese Balloon-South Carolina

Balloon Beats the Beamers

A suspicious balloon launched by the People’s Republic of China crosses North America focusing attention on radar coverage of Canadian and American Arctic regions. The...
AGM-183A

High-End Threat: The Accelerating Pace of Hypersonic Weapons

As peer-level adversaries develop and deploy hypersonic weapons while the United States and its allies look to match and counter those capabilities, a new...
K9 155mm self-propelled howitzers

Asian Exports Surge Into World Defence Markets

Asian companies are rapidly populating the higher end of the world’s top 100 defence manufacturers. American, European and Russian manufacturers have long dominated the global...
NASAMS

GBAD in Asia-Pacific

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has brought the need to protect their forces with ground based air defence into sharp perspective The importance of ground-based...

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