Monday, June 27, 2022

Daisuke Sato

Daisuke Sato is defense reporter, covering the Asia-Pacific defense industrial base, defense markets and all related issues.
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Australia approves plan to replace aging Harpoon missiles

Australian authorities have approved the plan to acquire Naval Strike Missiles from Kongsberg as a replacement for the current Harpoon missiles on the Hobart class...

Kremlin claims Russian troops prepare for its May 9th ‘military parade’

Russia is planning to celebrate the 77th anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany, said Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov. "We will celebrate it the way we...

Australia “fires up” $1 billion weapons program

Australia’s Department of Defense confirmed on Wednesday that the government has advanced its $1 billion weapons program in announcing Raytheon Australia and Lockheed Martin...

Japan, US conducts remote island defense drills

Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force and the U.S. Marine Corps have been conducting remote island defense drills amid tenesions with Russia. According to local media,...

North Korea confirms reports it has test-fired its largest intercontinental ballistic missile yet

North Korea has announced that it successfully launched its its first intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) since 2017 in a test on Thursday. State media said...

Japan, Australia and the United States executes an incredible “Elephant Walk”

U.S. Air Force, Royal Australian Air Force, Japan Air Self-Defense Force and partners conducted an impressive “Elephant Walk” during Cope North 2022 to show...

Boeing nabs $471M for Japanese Super Interceptor program

Aerospace giant Boeing was awarded a $471,3 million contract action from the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center for the ‘Japanese Super Interceptor’...

China’s Navy commissioned new 30,000-ton assault ship

The People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) reportedly commissioned the second Type 075 landing helicopter dock (NATO reporting name Yushen-class landing helicopter assault) into service...

Singapore finally, officially unveils its secret new naval craft

The Republic of Singapore Navy officially unveiled its new and stealthy naval craft called the Combatant Craft Large (CCL). Its development was kept secret...

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