There's more underlying recent Chinese criticism of Elon Musk's Starlink satellite project, says the writer.
Since his appointment, Prabowo has considered strengthening Indonesia’s external defense capabilities one of his objectives.
The BrahMos system features medium-range missiles that can be launched from submarines, ships, aircraft or land-based platforms.
The move would aim to boost Japan’s deterrence by providing a powerful counterattack capability to discourage a possible attacks.
If the agreement between Japan and Australia is concluded, it will be easier for the joint drills by Japan, US and Australia to be held in Japan.
The US government has raised concerns about Japan’s low defense capability against cyber-attacks such as ransomware attacks.
Efforts to regulate military applications of AI to forestall and manage potential risks will help promote mutual trust among countries.
Worth about 1 billion Australian dollars, it is the largest defense contract struck between Australia and an Asian nation.
The Taiwanese project, which officially began in 2017, is formally known as the Indigenous Defense Submarine program.
If numerous Y-20s are deployed, the Chinese Air Force will become an expedition-type fleet that can conduct airstrikes on the eastern shores of Taiwan.