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  • UV - Unmanned Vehicles

    Republic of Korea buys four Global Hawks

    18th December 2014

    THE Department of Defense (DoD) has announced the US government has approved the sale of four Northrop Grumman RQ-4B Block 30 Global Hawks to the ...

  • UV - Unmanned Vehicles

    USAF Global Hawks touch down after Japan deployment

    20th October 2014

    The first two Northrop Grumman RQ-4B Block 30 Global Hawks to successfully operate alongside commercial airliners at a civil-military airport have returned to base after ...

  • NWI - Naval Warfare

    Second US LCS to arrive in Asia end of 2014

    10th September 2014

    The US Navy will deploy a second Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) to the Asia-Pacific region at the end of the year. Speaking at the Asian Naval Warfare ...

  • DN - Defence Notes

    Special operations commanders outline key challenges

    22nd May 2014

    US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) theatre commanders have shed light on the developing requirements in training, concepts of operations and equipment in their area of ...

  • DB - Digital Battlespace

    Rockwell Collins position for changing op environment

    17th May 2014

    Changing operational environments will force the adoption of new technology and tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) as units seek to reduce reliance on satellite communications ...

  • MLF - Military Logistics

    US Army moving to new Korean HQ

    11th April 2014

    US Army will relocate units 65km south of Seoul in the Republic of Korea (ROK) took following a ceremony at Camp Humphreys on 7 April. ...

  • MLF - Military Logistics

    DI announces US Army field maintenance contract

    14th March 2014

    DynCorp International (DI) has been awarded a contract to provide aviation maintenance services throughout the Theater Aviation Sustainment Manager – OCONUS (TASM-O) region for the ...

  • DH - Defence Helicopter

    SGA14: Emerging Asian requirements highlighted at Singapore Airshow

    18th February 2014

    The lingering threat faced by the Asia-Pacific region was highlighted last week during the Singapore Airshow, when military and industry got together to inform and prepare for ...

  • DB - Digital Battlespace

    AFCEA West 2014: Control of EMS critical, says naval commander

    13th February 2014

    Control of the electromagnetic spectrum (EMS) will be critical as operations evolve away from the permissive environment of the past 12 years, VADM David Buss, ...

  • DB - Digital Battlespace

    SGA14: Asian EW threat set to evolve

    6th February 2014

    The future of EW in the Asia-Pacific is going to evolve past the traditional threats and into an uncontrollable, networked cyber realm, a senior EW ...

  • DN - Defence Notes

    D&S 2013: BAE Systems sets out stall in Asia

    4th November 2013

    Like many other companies, BAE Systems is looking to Asia, and South East Asia in particular, as an important future market to grow the business. ...

  • DH - Defence Helicopter

    ADEX 2013: Rafael continues to pursue South Korean opportunities

    29th October 2013

    Rafael has been contracted by South Korea to integrate the Spike NLOS missile on its new AW159 maritime helicopters. South Korea became one of the ...

  • DB - Digital Battlespace

    Additional Blighter B400 radars for South Korea

    9th October 2013

    Blighter Surveillance Systems will supply the South Korean military with its Blighter B400 electronic-scanning radars under a new contract announced on 9 October. The radars ...

  • LWI - Land Warfare

    Turkey selects Chinese missile defence system

    2nd October 2013

    In an unexpected move, Turkey has selected a Chinese firm as the preferred bidder for its Turkish Long Range Air and Missile Defence System (T-LORAMIDS) ...

  • DB - Digital Battlespace

    ROK goes international to counter HEMP threat

    13th August 2013

    The Republic of Korea (ROK) has initiated steps to counter the growing threat of a high-altitude electro-magnetic pulse (HEMP) attack from the Democratic People’s Republic ...

Results from Shephard Plus

  • Land: fire control systems

    Korea Special-Purpose Weapon

    Development of the Korea Special-Purpose Weapon (KSPW) to meet the requirements of South Korea's special forces was announced in 2010 and the system was unveiled ...

  • Counter-UAS systems

    Drone Killer

    The Uconsystem Drone Killer was unveiled in October 2015 and was developed in response to a UAV threat from North Korea, which saw four North ...

  • Fast attack/patrol craft and interceptors

    Gumdoksuri

    The Gumdoksuri class of fast attack craft is designed to replace the Republic of Korea Navy's ageing fleet of Sea Dolphin vessels in the coastal ...

  • Military UAS - fixed-wing

    RemoEye-002B

    RemoEye-002B is a close-range mini-UAV constructed using composite materials that can be prepared and launched in 5min. Its features include changeable fight modes during mission, ...

  • Military UGVs

    SCOBOT 200

    The SCOBOT 200 is a larger two-tracked version of the SCOBOT 100 (see separate entry). It can be used for EOD tasks. It was tested ...

  • Destroyers

    Maya-Class (27DD)

    The Maya-class (27DD) destroyers are the latest in a long line of modern destroyer classes for the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF). Well aware of ...

  • Frigates

    Krivak

    Krivak-class (Project 1135) frigates first entered in service in 1970 and various types of the class have entered service, particularly the Indian Navy's Talwar class ...

  • Destroyers

    Sejong the Great-Class

    The Sejong the Great-class of destroyers were built for the Republic of Korea Navy (RoKN) as the third iteration of their KDX continuous destroyer construction ...

  • Destroyers

    Chungmugong Yi Sun Shin Class (KDX-2)

    The Chungmugong Yi Sun Shin class (KDX 2) is a class of multi-purpose destroyers in service with the Republic of Korea Navy. Six ships were developed ...

  • Deployable/static missile systems

    Aegis Ashore

    Aegis Ashore is the first operational land-based version of the Aegis Combat System originally developed by Lockheed Martin for the US Navy's Ballistic Missile Defence ...

  • Frigates

    Daegu-Class (FFX II)

    The Daegu-class frigates for the Republic of Korean Navy (RoKN) will be a follow-on batch from the recently built Incheon-class frigates. Sometimes the ships are ...

  • Corvettes

    Pohang Class

    The Pohang class corvettes were designed and built for the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) with a total of 24 ships constructed of either an ...

  • Landing platform dock

    Dokdo-Class

    To meet its requirement for a new amphibious ship, the Republic of South Korea Navy (ROKN) selected the Dokdo design from Hanjin Heavy Industries. The ...

  • Self-propelled rocket launchers

    K239 Chunmoo

    Doosan (now Hanwha Defense) developed the K239 Chunmoo long-range 16-round multicalibre MRL to replace the Doosan K136 Kooryong 130mm 36-round unguided MRL in Republic of ...

  • Land: battlefield and ground surveillance radar

    Ground Artillery Location Type 904

    The 904 artillery locating radar is designed to provide rapid and accurate location of various hostile artillery and rocket launcher positions simultaneously. It has a ...