Manila is evaluating a maritime version of the Dhruv mk3 light helicopter, which HAL has developed for the Indian Coast Guard and Indian Navy. Illustrating the benefits of developing indigenous weapons platforms, Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) is poised to sell the Philippines at least seven Dhruv Advanced Light Helicopters (ALH) and eight Dornier 228 aircraft,… Continue reading India closes in on Naval Dhruv helicopter export to the Philippines
Currently, the Indonesian Navy has frigates, corvettes, fast attack and counterattack ships, minesweepers, amphibious transport ships, support ships, and training ships. And recently Indonesia’s navy received three Nagapasa class submarines. Recently the state-owned company PT PAL Indonesia succeeded in creating a submarine which was commissioned to Indonesia Navy in 6th April 2021. In terms of… Continue reading The only country in Southeast Asia that can build submarines
North Korea announced on October 1 that it had test-fired a new type of anti-aircraft missile capable of shooting down air targets with greater accuracy than the types of anti-aircraft missiles it possesses. According to the Korean Central News Agency ( KCNA ), the Korean Academy of Defense Sciences carried out the test on September… Continue reading North Korea reveals details of new anti-aircraft missile
North Korea announced that it conducted the first test-fire of a new hypersonic missile – a weapon of “strategic significance” in bolstering Pyongyang’s self-defence capabilities. According to the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), the Korean People’s Army (KPA) successfully tested a hypersonic missile for the first time on September 28. The above information comes just… Continue reading North Korea claims to have test-fired a hypersonic missile
Many countries in Southeast Asia, focus on developing armored forces by investing huge money in buying many modern main battle tanks from abroad. Referring to the most powerful main tank models in Southeast Asia, the first is the VT-4 tank, currently serving in the Thai Army. This is China’s most powerful export main battle tank, designed based on Beijing’s domestic version… Continue reading Most powerful main battle tank in Southeast Asia
Rattled by foreign military provocations from the sea, the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) held more than a hundred military exercises across all major Chinese sea areas over the past three months, with Chinese military experts saying on Tuesday that the PLA has set up a strategic maritime defence perimeter and is prepared for simultaneous… Continue reading PLA holds 100+ drills in 3 months, ‘sets up strategic defense perimeter’
South Korea commissioned its first Dosan Ahn Changho-class (KSS III program) submarine. ROKS Dosan Ahn Chang-ho (SS-083) was built by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) for the Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy. The ROK Navy commissioned first indigenous-built Dosan Ahn Changho-class submarine capable of firing submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBMs) to enhance underwater defense capabilities,… Continue reading ROK Navy Commissions Her First KSS III Submarine
This acquisition could contribute to U.S. foreign policy and national security goals by enhancing Thailand’s capacity to respond to current and future threats, improving the a major non-NATO ally in Southeast Asia. The US State Department has decided to approve the sale to the Royal Thai Army (RTA) 300 Javelin FGM-148 missiles, 50 control units… Continue reading Thailand buys Javelin anti-tank missiles from the US.
Concerned about China, countries in the region are either ordering or seeking to develop their own missiles to expand their missile stockpiles. Concerns about China Recently published reports based on satellite images show that China is building 230 new bunkers for intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of carrying nuclear warheads with a range that can reach… Continue reading Asia is entering a dangerous rocket race!
The Indian Navy described the 12th edition of the Indra exercise on July 28-29 as yet another “milestone” in strengthening bilateral naval cooperation, noting that it reinforced the long-standing bond of friendship between the two countries. India and Russia carried out a two-day mega naval war game in the Baltic Sea that featured a number… Continue reading India, Russian navies conduct two-day mega war game in Baltic Sea.