Cambodia trains Ukrainian deminers
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by Jr Ng
3d ago
Fifteen mine clearance personnel from Ukraine have successfully completed a week-long training stint in Cambodia, the Associated Press (AP) reported on 20 January. AP quoted Ukrainian deminer Stanislav as saying that 64 deminers had been injured and 13 killed in the line of duty in Ukraine to date, noting that the main challenge for Ukrainian […] The post Cambodia trains Ukrainian deminers appeared first on Asian Military Review ..read more
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Indonesia acquires EOTECH weapon sights
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by Jr Ng
3d ago
The Indonesian Armed Forces (Tentara Nasional Indonesia, TNI) has acquired 1,000 Holographic Weapon Sights (HWS) and magnifiers for use by the Komando Pasukan Khusus (Kopassus), US weapon sights specialist EOTECH announced on 10 January. Kopassus is the Indonesian Army’s (TNI-AD’s) special forces group that conducts special operations missions for the Indonesian government, such as direct […] The post Indonesia acquires EOTECH weapon sights appeared first on Asian Military Review ..read more
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Japan initiates unmanned amphibious assault vehicle effort
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by Jr Ng
3d ago
Japan is aiming to develop an unmanned amphibious assault vehicle (AAV) as part of its Future Amphibious Technology Research (FAT-R) programme, a representative from the Japanese Ministry of Defense’s Acquisition, Technology & Logistics Agency (ATLA) revealed at the International Armoured Vehicles (IAV) 2023 conference held in London on 23-26 January. Colonel Sakasegawa Daisuke, 3rd Development […] The post Japan initiates unmanned amphibious assault vehicle effort appeared first on Asian Military Review ..read more
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Diamond Aircraft delivers three DA42 MPP to the Royal Thai Air Force
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by David Siriphon
4d ago
Diamond Aircraft and its distributor Asian Aerospace Services announces the successful delivery of three (3) DA42 MPP (Multi Purpose Platform) reconnaissance aircraft to the Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) in Thailand. The RTAF has placed orders for more than thirty (30) aircraft for multiple applications since 2008. Their newest three DA42 MPP, which will be […] The post Diamond Aircraft delivers three DA42 MPP to the Royal Thai Air Force appeared first on Asian Military Review ..read more
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Commissioning of INS Vagir, the fifth Kalvari-class submarine entirely made in India based on Scorpene® design
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by Asian Military Review
5d ago
On 23 January 2023, INS Vagir, the fifth P75 Kalvari-class submarines, was commissioned within the Indian Navy in presence of the Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral R Hari Kumar, PVSM, AVSM, VSM, ADC and several other senior dignitaries. The event was also attended by Naval Group’s Executive Vice President for Submarines, Mr Laurent Espinasse along […] The post Commissioning of INS Vagir, the fifth Kalvari-class submarine entirely made in India based on Scorpene® design appeared first on Asian Military Review ..read more
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Army Day: Defence Company MKU Launches Moving Film Honouring Courage of Forces
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by Asian Military Review
6d ago
MKU Limited, a leading defence and homeland security company, announces the launch of its film, which highlights the lives of ‘heroes’ in the line of duty, parallel to citizens. “We call soldiers and police ‘heroes’ because of the bravery and courage they display in the face of danger and adversity, often called upon to make […] The post Army Day: Defence Company MKU Launches Moving Film Honouring Courage of Forces appeared first on Asian Military Review ..read more
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Indian Army Procuring Domestic Man Portable Air Defence Missile
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by Stephen W. Miller
1w ago
India’s Defence Acquisition Council approved the procurement of the Very Short Range Air Défense System (VSHORADS) missile system which was developed by the county’s defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO). The acquisition is one park of a larger weapon package worth Rs4,276 crore for the Army and Navy. The VSHORADS buy will replace the Russian […] The post Indian Army Procuring Domestic Man Portable Air Defence Missile appeared first on Asian Military Review ..read more
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UAE partners with South Korea for transport aircraft development
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by Jr Ng
1w ago
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with South Korea for strategic defence industrial cooperation as well as joint development of a multirole transport aircraft, the UAE government announced on 16 January. The MoU for industrial cooperation was exchanged on by Tareq Abdul Raheem al Hosani, Secretary-General of the Tawazun […] The post UAE partners with South Korea for transport aircraft development appeared first on Asian Military Review ..read more
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Egypt aims for local production of South Korean trainer aircraft
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by Jr Ng
1w ago
Egypt’s state-owned Arab Organization for Industrialization (AOI) announced on 16 January that it has signed an agreement with Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) for local production of the latter’s T-50/FA-50 lead-in fighter trainer (LIFT) aircraft. The aircraft will be built at the AOI Aircraft Factory in Helwan – which previously licence-produced and manufactured aircraft for the […] The post Egypt aims for local production of South Korean trainer aircraft appeared first on Asian Military Review ..read more
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China boosts military UAV development with new R&D facility
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by Jr Ng
1w ago
Aerospace Times Feihong Technology Corporation (Feihong), a subsidiary of the state-owned China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC), announced on 10 January that it is building a new integrated research and engineering facility for next-generation unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) development. Feihong is an offshoot of CASC’s Ninth Academy, also known as the 13th Institute or […] The post China boosts military UAV development with new R&D facility appeared first on Asian Military Review ..read more
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