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Faced with Chinese aggression, Taiwan keeps increasing defence spending.

By Kym Bergmann/Singapore on Oct 06, 2020 05:35 pm

Beijing’s heavy handed and at times threatening behaviour towards neighbouring countries seems to be getting worse.  Taiwan is reporting a 20% increase in the number of times it has had to scramble fighters to deal with Chinese intrusions into its airspace compared with the same period in 2019.  This represents a total of more than […]
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Indian Navy (IN) – Bangladesh Navy (BN) Bilateral Exercise Bongosagar and IN-BN Corpat

By Defence Review Asia on Oct 06, 2020 12:46 pm

The second edition of Indian Navy (IN) – Bangladesh Navy (BN) Bilateral Exercise Bongosagar commences in Northern Bay of Bengal on 03 October 2020. Exercise Bongosagar, whose first edition was held in 2019, is aimed at developing inter-operability and joint operational skills through conduct of a wide spectrum of maritime exercises and operations. In the […]
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Royal Malaysian Air Force operates Rheinmetall’s A400M cargo hold simulator

By Defence Review Asia on Oct 06, 2020 12:15 pm

Rheinmetall and Airbus Defense & Space continue their successful cooperation in training systems for the A400M transport aircraft. The new turnkey A400M Cargo Hold Part Task Trainer (CPTT) for the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) has been used for training since February 2020. The A400M CPTT, an A400M Cargo Hold Trainer with controls that are […]
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AeroVironment Introduces Family of Loitering Missile Systems

By Defence Review Asia on Oct 06, 2020 10:31 am

  Switchblade 600 builds on battle-proven Switchblade 300, with patented “wave-off” feature and ability to recommit, with increased range, extended endurance and multi-purpose anti-armor munition for use against larger, hardened targets. Lightweight, self-contained Switchblade 600 launch tube system allows for deployment flexibility from fixed and mobile platforms on land, in air or at seaSwitchblade 600 […]
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The Israel Ministry of Defense has Delivered an Iron Dome Battery Developed by Rafael to the U.S. Army  

By Defence Review Asia on Oct 05, 2020 05:00 pm

  The Israel Missile Defense Organization (IMDO), in the Directorate of Defense R&D (DDR&D), of the Israel Ministry of Defense, delivered the first of two Iron Dome Defense System batteries to the U.S. Army September 30.  On this occasion, a symbolic event was held at the Iron Dome production line of defense contractor, Rafael Advanced […]
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Elbit Systems Awarded a $33 Million Contract to Supply Radio Systems for an Army in Asia-Pacific

By Defence Review Asia on Oct 04, 2020 05:18 pm

  Elbit Systems announced today that it was awarded a contract valued at approximately $33 million to supply tactical radio systems to a customer in Asia-Pacific. The contract will be performed over a 12-month period. Under the contract the Company will equip the customer’s Artillery and Infantry Forces with tactical radio systems including vehicular, man-packed and handheld […]
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