Sunday, November 22, 2020

Daisuke Sato

Daisuke Sato is defense reporter, covering the Asia-Pacific defense industrial base, defense markets and all related issues.
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U.S. Navy sends USS Barry guided-missile destroyer to South China Sea

The U.S. Navy sent the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) to South China Sea to conduct maritime security operations and promote...

BIRD Aerosystems gets a new missile protection system contract

Israeli privately-owned company BIRD Aerosystems has announced that it has won a contract for the delivery and installation of its missile protection system on...

Taiwanese military says one of its F-16 fighter jets disappeared from radar

Ministry of National Defense, R.O.C. said on Tuesday that an F-16 fighter jet disappeared from radar during a routine training flight. On November 17, the...

Japan demonstrates fleet of its newest submarine-hunting aircraft

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, also simply known as the Japanese Navy, has demonstrated its newest Kawasaki P-1 submarine-hunting aircraft. On Nov. 11, the Japan...

Japan says it scrambled jets to intercept a Russian A-50 radar plane

Japanese fighter jets intercepted the Russian radar aircraft in international airspace over the Sea of Japan, according to the Japanese Self-Defense Force. The Russian aircraft...

C-130 military transport aircraft makes emergency landing in Russia

A Bangladesh Air Force C-130 transport plane made an emergency landing at Khabarovsk airport in Russia. Local officials said two of the plane's four turboprops...

Taiwanese Army adopts “hide and seek” tactics concealing combat vehicles in urban terrain

The Republic of China Army (RoCA) has adopted "hide and seek" tactics concealing tanks and other combat vehicles in an urban environment during a...

Taiwan’s fighter jets again intercept Chinese spy lanes

The Republic of China Air Force air force fighter jets intercepted Chinese maritime patrol aircraft intruded into Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ),...

Pentagon tells Congress of plans to sell HIMARS to Taiwan

The U.S. State Department reportedly has informed Congress it plans to sell modern artillery systems to Taiwan. The story...

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The Swiss Federal Office of Armaments received an official offer prepared by U.S. Government and Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin Corp. to provide...

U.S. Air Force B-52H bombers conduct short-notice mission into Middle East

The U.S. Air Force announced that four B-52H Stratofortresses bombers assigned to the 5th Bomb Wing, Minot Air Force Base, N.D., conducted a short-notice,...

OSCE spots new Russian drone control station in Ukraine

The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine has reported that it had spotted a modern Russian Navodchik-2 ground drone control station for unmanned...

U.S. Navy sends USS Barry guided-missile destroyer to South China Sea

The U.S. Navy sent the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) to South China Sea to conduct maritime security operations and promote...

U.S. Army hosts live-fire demonstration of newly received M109A7 Paladins

The U.S. Army hosted a live-fire demonstration of their next-generation artillery system being manufactured by BAE Systems, according to a recent service news release. Troopers...

Japan launches new Kumano multi-function frigate

Japanese shipbuilding company Mitsui E & S Shipbuilding Co., Ltd has launched the new 30FFM multi-function frigate during a ceremony in Okayama, on November...

British Army step closer to receive first Boxer armored vehicles

WFEL, the UK subsidiary of German defense company Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW), has announced that the first British manufacture of Ministry of Defense’s Boxer mechanized...

Ukraine develops new Bureviy heavy rocket artillery system

"Shepetivsky Repair Plant", part of the Ukrainian state arms conglomerate UkrOboronProm, has developed a new heavy rocket artillery system called the Bureviy (Hurricane), according...