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Singapore’s air force reinvents itself

Since 2005, the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) has been steadily reinventing itself as a ‘third generation’ force in accordance with an overarching Singaporean Armed Forces vision.  This long-term, carefully planned approach reflects...

Near miss in the South China Sea

Earlier this month, a US Navy P-3C Orion and a Chinese Air Force KJ-200 Balance Beam came so close over the South China Sea that the P-3 had to take evasive action. The presence...

MRH90 ‘Taipan’… Not ‘out of the woods’ yet

Over the past few years the Australian Defence Force’s MRH90 ‘Taipan’ Multi-Role Helicopter has achieved some significant milestones and, since being re-baselined in May 2013, the programme has achieved a step-change in the Rate...

Russia’s war in the Ukraine

Russia’s war in the Ukraine drags on.  While Russia’s ‘new generation warfare’ tactics have proven highly effective, a decisive victory seems increasingly unlikely.  Russia seems trapped, unable to end or exit a conflict that...

Beyond JORN – Project Coorong

Australia’s Jindalee Operational Radar Network (JORN) Over The Horizon Radar (OTHR) is set to undergo a significant upgrade to capability and sustainability over the next few years, and innovative work is also being undertaken...