Saturday, September 19, 2020

Daisuke Sato

Daisuke Sato is defense reporter, covering the Asia-Pacific defense industrial base, defense markets and all related issues.
21 Posts

China unveils new wheeled chassis designed to carry modern missile systems

China has unveiled the next generation of heavy wheeled chassis reportedly designed to carry a new type of intercontinental ballistic missile. In a video posted...

Japan plans to acquire advanced anti-surface warfare missiles by 2022

Japan’s Defense Ministry plans to acquire advanced anti-surface warfare missiles designed to be carried in the new F-35A’s internal weapons bay. Citing sources from Defense Ministry,...

U.S. Marine Corps F-35B stealth fighters arrived at RAF Marham

Around 10 U.S. U.S. Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike fighter aircraft arrived at Royal Air Force Station Mahram, United Kingdom (UK) on...

China launches secret spacecraft into orbit

China has launched the first unmanned spacecraft into orbit for a classified mission on 4 September. Chinese state media Xinhua reported mission success just under...

South Korea unveils the first prototype of new KF-X fighter jet

For the first time, Korea Aerospace Industries or KAI has unveiled the first prototype of the next-generation KF-X fighter jet. South Korean aerospace giant KAI...

Australia just got one step closer to buying new self-propelled howitzers

The Australian Government released a Request for Tender in September 2020 for the Protected Mobile Fires project to buy and build 30 self-propelled howitzers. The...

Taiwan orders additional CM-34 Clouded Leopard armored vehicles

Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense has announced that it placed an additional order of 21 CM-34 "Clouded Leopard" eight-wheeled wheeled infantry fighting vehicles. The new...

U.S. Army armoured vehicle crushes SUV in South Korea

Four persons have been killed in a crash involving U.S. military vehicles on a road near the Rodriguez Live Fire Complex in the city...

Chinese new 122mm self-propelled howitzer spied on the road

The new Chinese wheeled self-propelled howitzer system has been spotted on the road this week. The footage, which was released on 23 August on...

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Russian T-90 main battle tank accidentally ‘hit by missile’ during military drill

A Russian Army T-90A main battle tank accidentally 'hit by anti-tank missile' during a training exercise. The training incident was first reported by Topwar.ru. According to...

U.S. Special Forces spotted in Ukraine

A unit of the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command has been spotted inside Ukraine after photographs were posted online on Twitter. A two CV-22...

U.S. Army deploys long-range artillery systems to Alaska

The U.S. Army has moved its High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) Alaska on September 12th, in support of Defender Pacific 2020. "‘Thunderbolts’ with the...

Russia aims to intimidate NATO with its Cold War-era bombers

Russian forces have this week conducted a series of military exercises involved Tu-160 and Tu-22M3 bombers. The Russian Defense Ministry said on September 17 that...

Pentagon deploys fighting vehicles to Syria after incident with Russian troops

The U.S. Department of Defense is deploying a small number of U.S. troops with M2A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicles to North-East Syria, according to U.S....

Revealed: Number of main battle tanks in Russia

Citing an open-source intelligence report from military experts, Lenta.ru reported that the Russian Army has in total 2685 main battle tanks in their active...

German Navy to receive new anti-ship missiles

Swedish aerospace and defense company Saab has announced that it has received an order from its German partner Diehl Defence for the RBS15 anti-ship...