Australia will join the United Kingdom and the United States in patrolling the Strait of Hormuz.
New Zealand is set to operate the C-130J Super Hercules.
Indonesian oil company Pertamina is planning on buying an Airbus A400M, according to local media.
The UK should pursue a "Pacific dimension" for the Royal Navy with a permanent facility in the Indo-Pacific region in order to "deter foreign powers from undertaking aggression" in the South China Sea, according to a new report.
At a time of reduced certainty surrounding the security of both the UK and in particular Japan, it is towards new bilateral relations which these two island states look in order to maximise their respective geocapabilities.
Chinese President Xi Jinping Friday ordered the Chinese armed forces to enhance their combat readiness.
Type 23 Frigate HMS Montrose has made an historic visit to the United Kingdom's most remote overseas territory, the Pitcairn Islands in the Pacific, where she has joined the war on pollution and enjoyed the hospitality of locals.
The Australian government has handed over the first of twenty-one new build Guardian Class patrol boats being delivered under the Pacific Patrol Boat Replacement program to regional neighbours.
A tank landing ship and what appears to be an electromagnetic railgun weapon were spotted along the Yangtze River, presumably heading for sea trials.
Neighbours Singapore and Malaysia have been tangled in a web of accusations and finger-pointing concerning Malaysia’s move to extend their maritime boundaries into Singaporean territorial waters.