Friday, January 21, 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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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...

Romania to buy 32 more F-16s for $514 million

Romania has unveiled plans to purchase more secondhand F-16 fighter jets from Norway to upgrade its air force. Romanian Defense Minister Vasile Dyncu has...

Japanese navy launches newest frigate

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, commonly known as the Japanese navy, launched its new and most advanced domestically produced frigate on 10 December. The fourth...

Video: Watch China’s futuristic drone in action

The People's Liberation Army Air Force, commonly known as the Chinese Air Force, released a video on its Weibo social media account showing its...

Boeing’s potentially game-changing drone project achieves significant milestone

Boeing has announced that its Loyal Wingman-type unmanned aircraft project achieved a significant milestone. According to a company news release, the Australian division of Boeing has...

Thales to expand precision manufacturing in Australia

France-based technology company Thales announced on Monday that its Australian division will invest $6.5 million in the first phase of an industrial plan to transform...

First Japanese KC-46 Pegasus aircraft arrive on home soil

The first KC-46A midair refueling aircraft ordered by Japan has arrived at Yonago-Miho Air Basem on 29 October 2021. The KC-46A Pegasus, manufactured by aerospace...

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