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Islamic State’s Activity spreads into the Far East

As the Islamic State continues its armed campaign in Iraq and Syria, its ideology is drawing fans and fighters from as far as Southern Asia and China. While the attack in Australia drew the world attention to the threat from 'lone wolf' attacks by ISIS volunteers returning home, elsewhere in Asia insurgency is more organized - four new terrorist organizations are already aiming to establish an Islamic Caliphate in the Far East region called Daulah Islamiah Nusantara that is to comprise Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, southern Thailand and southern Philippines.

Cyber Intelligence Report – October 1, 2014

In this edition: Israel establishing new national cyber defense authority| More cyber revelations post Operation Protective Edge | USCYBERCOM to recruit 6,000 cyber professionals and create 133 teams across the country | Russia wants to disconnect the ".ru" from interconnected web | ISIS and Al-Qaida looking for cyber Caliphate to launch attacks on US| New Qatari Cyber Law threatens freedom | Singapore organized 23rd GovernmentWare infocom security exhibition | Multinational cyber security drills | Australia's Department of Finance drafts cyber security clauses defining service providers’ responsibilities when managing cyber security risks | UK to launch real-time cyber threat alert system for banks in 2015 | French Information Systems Security Agency strengthening its cyber defense

Cyber Intelligence Report – April 1, 2014

In this edition: Cyber Attacks vs Cyber Defense | #OpIsraelBirthday promises damage to Israel via cyberspace | US signs agreement with EU on cyber issues | The US Defense planning to increase cyber workforce by 2016 | Russia deploying highly sophisticated cyber weapons | First global cybersecurity conference in Abu Dhabi | China training cops for cyber war | Palo Alto opened cyber security lab in Singapore | Romania is world's top hacking and global cyber-attack country | UK launched Computer Emergency Response Team after delay | TOR escalates in hiding criminal activity

Cyber Intelligence Report – February 20, 2014

In this edition: UK targeted Anonymous with cyber-terrorism tactics | The Syrian Electronic Army hacks Forbes.com website | IDF reveals five-year plan | Edward Snowden used low-cost tool to belittle NSA | Internet security concerns at Sochi Olympic Games | Israel - A growing cyber nation | Singapore welcomes new Israel Aerospace Industry cyber R&D center | Saudis could face five-year jail term and up to $800,000 fines for sending offensive tweets | German government and intelligence services accused of involvement in NSA affair...

Singapore to Equip F-16s with AESA Radar

Singapore is planning to equip 60 of its F-16 Block 52 aircraft with Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radars, as part of a $2.43...

146,000 Visitors at the Singapore Airshow 2014

Over the six-day show from 11-16 February, Singapore Airshow 2014 welcomed some 146,000 visitors in total. Visitorship over the four trade days from 11-14...

Singapore navy Tests Barak Missiles at the South China Sea

The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) conducted a live-firing of the Rafael Barak anti-missile missile in the South China Sea yesterday, as part of the 18th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise which Singapore is conducting with the United States.

US Army $353 Million GMLRS Order Includes Supplies to Italy, Jordan...

The US Army awarded Lockheed Martin US$353.2 million follow-on contract for the seventh production lot of Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Unitary rockets....

Secretary of Defense Panetta Outlines Broad Framework of US Pivot to...

US Secretary of Defense said that the proposed realignment would result in a 60/40 split of US naval forces between the Pacific and the Atlantic by 2020, an increase in Pacific-deployed forces of about 10 percent

Åkers Krutbruk Designs Enhanced Armor for Swedish Leopard 2, CV9035

The German company IBD along with its Swedish subsidiary Åkers Krutbruk have demonstrated the latest MBT protection study for the MBT122 and CV9040, improving the tank’s protection over 360 degrees enhancing protection from asymmetric threats.

Cracks Could Jeopardize Navy Plans to deploy LCS to Singapore

The U.S. Navy’ plans to base four Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) in Singapore. The lead ship of the LCS class, USS Freedom is expected to embark on a 10 month demonstration deployment to the area in 2013 but a recently published report highlighting a number of malfunctions questions the vessels readiness and ability to operate far from its base.

India Bans six Companies from MOD Contracts

India bans six companies from MOD contracts. These include IMI from Israel; STK from Singapore, the Swiss Rheinmetall Air Defence (RAD) and Corporation Defence, Russia. The two Indian domestic companies included are TS Kisan and RK Machine Tools.

Singapore Airshow 2012 Live Reporting – Flight Display

Flight display collection singapore Airshow 15/2/2012     Republic of Singapore Air Force F-15SG and F-16C Combined display. Photo: Tamir Eshel, Defense-Update