Military


Ukraine develops new command vehicle

Ukrainian state-owned defence industrial holding group Ukroboronprom announced on 15 April that its Kiev Armoured Plant subsidiary has completed the development of new command vehicle BTR-3KS. The vehicle features an automated battle management system…




Malaysia looks to exchange palm oil for materiel

Malaysia will look to leverage its expansive palm oil resources to support military procurement, a senior government official has stated. Teresa Kok, Malaysia’s minister for primary industries, said the countertrade of palm oil in exchange…




Turkey advances Anka-Aksungur MALE UAV development

Turkish Aerospace is expanding the testing envelope of its internally funded Anka-Aksungur medium-altitude long-endurance unmanned aerial vehicle (MALE UAV) development with the aim of pushing the air vehicle into series production by the first quarter…


Japan, Philippines commit to further defence co-operation

Japanese Defence Minister Takeshi Iwaya and his Philippine counterpart Delfin Lorenzana agreed on 17 April to broaden defence co-operation between their two countries, especially in the area of defence equipment. Japan has already donated…