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Singapore’s Grand Procurement Plan for Greater Naval Power
Bahauddin Foizee | 22 Aug , 2019 0 comments

A tiny yet wealthy city-state, Singapore is a major financial hub of Asia. While this moneyed image has become the mainstream depiction of Singapore, many are unaware of the fact that Singaporean armed forces are active contributors to the security of the region, and in particular its navy has been actively patrolling the regional waters...

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Ship attacks in Persian Gulf and the need for Unmanned Surface Vehicles for mine counter-measure
IDR News Network | 21 Aug , 2019 0 comments
Ship attacks in Persian Gulf and the need for Unmanned Surface Vehicles for mine counter-measure

During May 2019 the US has warned shipping companies and ship’s owners that “Iran or its proxies” could be targeting maritime traffic in the region[1]. Those warnings came after few incidents during May 2019, at the Gulf of Oman, in which three ships attacked by mines, were implemented according to the US officials by Iranian revolution...

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The Chinese Panchen Lama on the Indian Border
Claude Arpi | 19 Aug , 2019 0 comments

Interesting developments have recently taken place in Western Tibet (Ngari Prefecture). The Chinese Panchen Lama, Gyaltsen Norbu is said (by the Chinese media) to have conducted an ‘inspection tour’ of the region, including a village bordering Ladakh. Extensive Media Coveage Hundreds pictures were published showing the Chinese-selected 11th...

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Future-proofing A&D manufacturing for Industry 4.0
Evan Butler-Jones | 17 Aug , 2019 0 comments
Future-proofing A&D manufacturing for Industry 4.0

A checklist for manufacturers to ensure they take advantage of the benefits of Industry 4.0 The benefits of Industry 4.0 for A&D manufacturers are enormous but involve critical decisions on digital investments and an increasingly cyber-aware ecosystem. Here, Evan Butler-Jones, Director, Defence Product Line, Aerospace & Defence Business Unit,...

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Honouring Braves – Will The Colonel Get Justice?
Honouring Braves – Will The Colonel Get Justice?

Indian governments habitually remember braves during wars and conflict, occasions like Independence Day,  Republic Day or when politically opportune to garner votes. Otherwise, neglect of soldiers remains the norm. Momentary praise of bravery turns to apathy thereafter, wheedled by politicians and bureaucrats. Operations during government in...

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