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Philippines to procure ATMOS gun system from Elbit

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The Philippines Department of National Defense (DND) is set to conclude its planned procurement of the ATMOS 155 mm/52 calibre self-propelled gun system produced by Israeli firm Elbit Systems. The DND told Jane's on 6 May that Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana issued a "notice to proceed" (NTP) supporting the ATMOS acqu...

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ST Engineering secures $1.6b worth of new contracts For 1Q2020

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Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) announced new contracts worth about $1.6b, secured by its Aerospace and Electronics sectors in the first quarter (1Q) of 2020. These contracts are over and above a defence contract that its Land Systems arm secured. Contracts by the Aerospace sector worth about $838m The Group’s A...

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Singapore keeps Its spear tip sharp

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The modernisation of Singapore’s armed forces Singapore’s intent to maintain one of the most modern defence forces in Asia Pacific was once again emphasised when it won US government approval to procure up to 12 short take-off and vertical landing (STOVL) Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighters.   Sing...

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DSA 2020 & NATSEC Asia 2020 rescheduled to 24-27 AUGUST 2020

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The DSA 2020 & NATSEC Asia 2020 organisers, DSA Exhibition And Conference Sdn Bhd, in cooperation with the Malaysian Ministry of Defence and the Ministry of Home Affairs, have taken the decision to move the event originally scheduled for 20 – 23 April 2020 at the Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC), Kuala Lumpur to ...

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ST Engineering Signs LEAP-1B Engine Deal with CFM

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ST Engineering’s Aerospace arm has signed an agreement with CFM International to provide MRO support for its LEAP-1B engine. As part of the agreement, ST Engineering will have the rights to the use technical data to perform MRO work on LEAP-1B, the exclusive powerplant for Boeing 737 MAX. ST Engineering is a licensed service centre for ...

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Malaysia outlines top concerns in first-ever defense whitepaper

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Malaysia has unveiled its first-ever defense whitepaper, identifying its maritime claims in the South China Sea as a top concern, amid a stagnant budget that continues to dog attempts at modernizing its military. Tabling the document in Malaysia’s Parliament, Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu said the whitepaper is an opportunity to discuss ...

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South Korea joins Asia’s Carrier race

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The Republic of Korea (ROK) recently announced that it plans to launch by 2030 a large-deck amphibious-warfare ship that could handle Short Take Off and Vertical Landing (STOVL) aircraft. With a displacement of 30,000 tons, the new Landing Platform Helicopter (LPH) is over twice the size of its predecessors, the 14,500-ton Dokdo-class vessels, a...

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Frigates fill the Maritime Gap

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While the budget for large capital ships is hard to find in the Asia Pacific region, the market for cheaper ‘workhorse’ frigates and corvettes is growing. Frigate and corvette shipbuilding programmes in the Asia-Pacific region are moving at difference paces across the various sub-regions. There is a mix of countries that have their ...

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Royal Thai Army receives first batch of Stryker ICVs from US

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The United States has delivered a first batch of General Dynamics Land Systems Stryker 8×8 infantry combat vehicles (ICVs) to the Royal Thai Army (RTA), the Joint US Military Advisory Group Thailand (JUSMAGTHAI) announced on 29 August on its Facebook page. The advisory group also released images showing the ICVs at an undisclosed Thai airb...

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New Singaporean missile system to be showcased at NDP

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Singapore's skies will soon be defended by a surface-to-air missile system that will be much more effective than the current system and require 90 per cent less manpower. The Aster-30 missile system is now being prepared for deployment, though no official date has been fixed. It will make its first public appearance at the National Day Pa...

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