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Afghanistan to Get 150 Scout Helicopters by 2022
September 08, 2017
Afghanistan to Get 150 Scout Helicopters by 2022
The U.S. military ordered 150 MD-530F high-altitude scout helicopters for the Afghan Air Force.
Afghanistan to Get 150 Scout Helicopters by 2022
A New ASEAN Trilateral Terrorism ‘Task Force’?
September 07, 2017
A New ASEAN Trilateral Terrorism ‘Task Force’?
A closer look at Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s recent suggestion.  
A New ASEAN Trilateral Terrorism ‘Task Force’?
US Navy’s Latest Littoral Combat Ship Completes Acceptance Trials
September 07, 2017
US Navy’s Latest Littoral Combat Ship Completes Acceptance Trials
The U.S. Navy’s latest warship completed acceptance trials in late August.
US Navy’s Latest Littoral Combat Ship Completes Acceptance Trials
US, ROK Agree to Scrap Warhead Weight Limit for Ballistic Missiles
September 06, 2017
US, ROK Agree to Scrap Warhead Weight Limit for Ballistic Missiles
In a phone conversation, the U.S. president agreed to lift restrictions on South Korean missile payload capabilities.
US, ROK Agree to Scrap Warhead Weight Limit for Ballistic Missiles
Deterring North Korea: Will Japan Buy More F-35 Fighter Jets?
September 06, 2017
Deterring North Korea: Will Japan Buy More F-35 Fighter Jets?
Japan is mulling the purchase of additional F-35 stealth fighters, according to a U.S. lawmaker.
Deterring North Korea: Will Japan Buy More F-35 Fighter Jets?
India’s Navy Receives First Locally Produced Long-Range Surface-to-Air Missile
September 05, 2017
India’s Navy Receives First Locally Produced Long-Range Surface-to-Air Missile
The new missile system will be installed aboard the Indian Navy’s latest classes of surface warships.
India’s Navy Receives First Locally Produced Long-Range Surface-to-Air Missile
Practical Maritime Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific
September 02, 2017
Practical Maritime Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific
A look at the impact of practical maritime security measures in the region.
Practical Maritime Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific
India Kicks Off Production of Light Combat Helicopter
September 01, 2017
India Kicks Off Production of Light Combat Helicopter
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited has commenced production of the Light Combat Helicopter.
India Kicks Off Production of Light Combat Helicopter
Philippines-Thailand Military Ties in the Spotlight with New Committee
September 01, 2017
Philippines-Thailand Military Ties in the Spotlight with New Committee
The fact that both sides have finally held their inaugural Joint Committee for Military Cooperation is testament to their need for greater collaboration.
Philippines-Thailand Military Ties in the Spotlight with New Committee
US, Japan, South Korea Stage Massive Aerial Exercise in Show of Force Against North Korea
September 01, 2017
US, Japan, South Korea Stage Massive Aerial Exercise in Show of Force Against North Korea
Bombers and fighters from the three countries carried out major drills a day after North Korea's latest missile launch.
US, Japan, South Korea Stage Massive Aerial Exercise in Show of Force Against North Korea
Why Did Malaysia Just Burn an Illegal Fishing Vessel?
September 01, 2017
Why Did Malaysia Just Burn an Illegal Fishing Vessel?
The move is being read as an escalation in the country’s crackdown on sea crimes
Why Did Malaysia Just Burn an Illegal Fishing Vessel?
New Australia Military Terror Aid For the Philippines?
August 31, 2017
New Australia Military Terror Aid For the Philippines?
A closer look at recent headlines about additional counterterrorism support Canberra could provide to Manila.
New Australia Military Terror Aid For the Philippines?
US Successfully Tests SM-6 Missile Interceptor in Pacific
August 30, 2017
US Successfully Tests SM-6 Missile Interceptor in Pacific
Days after North Korea launched an IRBM, the United States successfully conducted a complex test of the U.S. Navy’s latest missile interceptor.
US Successfully Tests SM-6 Missile Interceptor in Pacific
India’s Air Force Interested in 36 More Rafale Fighter Jets From France
August 30, 2017
India’s Air Force Interested in 36 More Rafale Fighter Jets From France
The Indian Air Force is strongly lobbying for additional Dassault Rafale fighter jets.
India’s Air Force Interested in 36 More Rafale Fighter Jets From France
India to Receive 10 Russian Helicopters in 2017
August 30, 2017
India to Receive 10 Russian Helicopters in 2017
The first batch of ten Kamov-226T helicopters could reportedly already be delivered to India in 2017.
India to Receive 10 Russian Helicopters in 2017
Pakistan Receives 4 Advanced Attack Helicopters From Russia
August 29, 2017
Pakistan Receives 4 Advanced Attack Helicopters From Russia
The Mi-35M gunships will replace part of Pakistan’s aging attack helicopter fleet.
Pakistan Receives 4 Advanced Attack Helicopters From Russia
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