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Europe and Asia to Drive Market Growth In Unmanned Aerial Systems

Europe and Asia to Drive Market Growth In Unmanned Aerial Systems

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones have repeatedly proved their worth in recent conflicts. Drones have certain inherent advantages over manned platforms, motivating the interest of military forces and driving the market for military drones. Despite projections for a substantial […]


China Defence and Security Report Q2 2012

China Defence and Security Report Q2 2012

China faced two potentially serious internal challenges to its stability in early 2012. A village uprising in Wukan, Guangdong, turned into an unplanned democracy experiment, as the central government uncharacteristically responded to local grievances by allowing the villagers to hold […]


‘The Asian Arms Race Is Starting to Look Ominous’

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India added itself to the short list of nuclear-armed countries with ballistic missile capability on Thursday. More importantly, though, the country’s successful test marks a new chapter in the developing Asian arms race. German commentators express deep concern on Friday. […]


Eurofighter Typhoon Takes Prime Slot At Defence Services Asia 2012

Eurofighter Typhoon Takes Prime Slot At Defence Services Asia 2012

The Eurofighter Typhoon Full Scale Replica (FSR) will take pride of place at the 13th Defence Services Asia Exhibition, being held at the Putra World Trade Centre in Kuala Lumpur from 16-19 April 2012. The Typhoon FSR will be situated […]


Cutting Navy While Obama Pivots to Asia Does Not Add Up

Cutting Navy While Obama Pivots to Asia Does Not Add Up

You know it’s bad when the President’s own national security adviser calls the Secretary of Defense over for a meeting at the White House to explain exactly how the administration is “pivoting” to Asia yet shrinking the Navy and the […]


US could fly spy drones from Australian territory

US could fly spy drones from Australian territory

Australia on Wednesday said it may allow Washington to use its territory to operate long-range spy drones, as part of an increased US presence in the Asia-Pacific that has rankled China. The United States and Canberra are planning a major […]


Asia is world’s top weapon importer: SIPRI

Asia is world’s top weapon importer: SIPRI

Asia leads the world when it comes to weapon imports, according to a study released Monday by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). Globally the volume of international transfers of major conventional weapons was 24 percent higher in the […]


North Korea Takes ‘Positive First Step’ On Nukes, Official Says

North Korea Takes ‘Positive First Step’ On Nukes, Official Says

The North Korean government has agreed to stop all nuclear activities at its main production and testing plant and to allow the return of inspectors, in a move a Defense Department official described as a positive step toward denuclearization of […]


China VP warns against US military focus

China VP warns against US military focus

China’s likely next leader Xi Jinping warned the United States against plans to boost its military strength in Asia as he prepared for a closely watched visit to Washington starting Monday. China’s vice president, who is tipped to rule the […]


 
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