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Paramount Group, Jatunapas and DTI to Partner for Local Production of ICVs in Thailand

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Thai efforts to manufacture advanced infantry combat vehicle’s (ICV), in-country have received a boost, with the announcement of a new tri-partite partnership with South Africa’s Paramount Group, Jatunapas of Thailand and the Defence Technology Institute (DTI), which is Thailand’s defence research and development (R&D). The...

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Malaysia receives first maritime patrol aircraft upgraded with US funding

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The U.S. Navy has delivered to Malaysia the first of three transport aircraft upgraded to perform maritime patrol missions using U.S. funding meant to help regional nations improve maritime security. U.S. Naval Air Systems Command, known as NAVAIR, announced Wednesday the service transferred PTDI CN-235 to the Royal Malaysian Air Force nearly fo...

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South Korea records successful maiden flight test of its KF-21 fighter jet

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Korea Aerospace Industries and the country’s Air Force on Tuesday confirmed the first successful test flight of Seoul’s indigenous 4.5th-generation fighter jet, the KF-21 “Boramae.” The test puts South Korea on the map as the world’s eighth country to have developed supersonic fighter jets, 20 years after former pre...

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Vietnam chooses innovative R&S Series5200 ATC radios and CERTIUM VCS from Rohde & Schwarz

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The new CERTIUM radios and voice communications systems will provide Vietnamese regional towers with reliable communications and a state-of-the-art air traffic control solution. Rohde & Schwarz and its local partner have been contracted by the Vietnam Air Traffic Management Corporation (VATM) to equip nine regional towers across th...

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Airbus deepens digital technologies collaboration with Singapore

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Airbus and Singapore’s Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA) signed an agreement at the Singapore Airshow, to advance the co-development of digital solutions for military aircraft platforms. Extending their first collaborative agreement signed in 2018, both parties will intensify technology exchange and collaboration for the develop...

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Four Countries Are Expected To Compete In The Tender For 400 6×6 Armoured Vehicles

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Four countries are expected to show interest in competing for the tender for the supply of a total of 400 six-wheel drive armoured vehicles of the Malaysian Army. According to a report by business news portal, Seoul, South Korea-based Asia Business Daily, the acquisition replaces the team’s existing vehicles used since 1981. “So f...

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Indonesia inks deal for more KAI trainer jets

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Indonesia has signed a contract to buy more T-50 jet trainers made by Korea Aerospace Industries, and Thailand has indicated its desire to add to its inventory of the jets, marking continued success for the South Korean aircraft. KAI made a filing to the Seoul stock exchange on July 20 announcing the sale of six more T-50i jet trainers to I...

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Indian navy to float $6 billion tender for six submarines

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 India’s government has approved the launch of a $6.14 billion program for the construction of six conventional submarines under Project 75-I. The approval was granted by the defense ministry’s procurement body, the Defence Acquisition Council, on June 4. It permits the Indian navy to publish a tender for six submarines, with a ...

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Taiwan launches new amphibious vessel with anti-ship missiles

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Taiwan has launched the first of a new class of multimission amphibious ships that can carry troops and equipment to its offshore and South China Sea islands. The vessels can also conduct surface warfare missions with anti-ship missiles. The landing platform dock, named Yu Shan after Taiwan’s tallest mountain, was launched at the sh...

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Airbus signs MoU with GMR Group to collaborate on aviation services in India

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Airbus signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with GMR Group, a leading Indian aviation infrastructure developer, to explore collaboration opportunities across aviation services, technologies and innovation. The MoU was signed at Aero India 2021. Airbus and GMR Group will team up to explore potential synergies in several ...

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