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.

GD to produce Singaporean airburst grenades for the US military

Singapore based Advanced Material Engineering Pte Ltd (AME) is teaming with US industry giant General Dynamics to produce manufacture 40mm Air Burst Ammunition for the U.S. military. GD announced today that its Ordnance and Tactical Systems (OTS) subsidiary has entered into a strategic agreement with AME, the ammunition and small arms subsidiary of Singaporean defence firm ST Kinetics. The agreement...

New Opportunities Mature for Alenia Aermacchi M-346 Advanced Trainer

One of the most modern Advanced/Lead-In Fighter Trainer in production today, the M-346 from Alenia Aermacchi is gathering momentum to become the leading trainer preparing future combat pilot to fly the latest generation fighters. On the way, it will have to fight tough opponents, from the BAE Systems' Hawk – being the market leader in the past 35 years, and still...