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Franz-Stefan Gady

Franz-Stefan Gady

Franz-Stefan Gady is an Associate Editor with The Diplomat.

His interests include civil-military relations, revolution in military affairs, and cyber diplomacy.

He also is a Senior Fellow with the EastWest Institute where he edits the Policy Innovation Blog. Franz-Stefan has reported from a wide range of countries and conflict zones including Afghanistan, Iraq, and Pakistan. His writing and photos have appeared in The International New York Times, BBC News, Foreign Affairs Magazine, The National Interest, Vice News, The Middle East Eye, The Christian Science Monitor, Profil, Der Standard, and Die Presse among other publications.

Franz-Stefan also has provided expert commentary for Asia News Weekly, Al Jazeera AmericaChannel News AsiaCCTV, The Financial TimesPBSVoice of America, Radio France, SCPR, and ORF among others.

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Russia To Float Out First Upgraded Ballistic Missile Sub in 2017
March 23, 2017
Russia To Float Out First Upgraded Ballistic Missile Sub in 2017
Russia’s deadliest sub is slated to get even deadlier in 2017.
Russia To Float Out First Upgraded Ballistic Missile Sub in 2017
Japan Maritime Self Defense Force Commissions Second Helicopter Carrier
March 23, 2017
Japan Maritime Self Defense Force Commissions Second Helicopter Carrier
Japan’s newest surface combatant entered service on March 22.
Japan Maritime Self Defense Force Commissions Second Helicopter Carrier
Taiwan to Build Own Attack Submarines Within Next 10 Years
March 23, 2017
Taiwan to Build Own Attack Submarines Within Next 10 Years
Taiwan is moving ahead with plans to field a new fleet of domestically-built submarines within ten years.
Taiwan to Build Own Attack Submarines Within Next 10 Years
Japan Maritime Self Defense Force to Send Largest Carrier to the South China Sea
March 18, 2017
Japan Maritime Self Defense Force to Send Largest Carrier to the South China Sea
Japan plans to dispatch its largest warship to the disputed waters.
Japan Maritime Self Defense Force to Send Largest Carrier to the South China Sea
Japan Commissions New Attack Submarine
March 16, 2017
Japan Commissions New Attack Submarine
The new super quiet diesel electric attack submarine was handed over to the Japanese navy this week.
Japan Commissions New Attack Submarine
India Test Fires Supersonic Cruise Missile
March 15, 2017
India Test Fires Supersonic Cruise Missile
India successfully test launched a BrahMos Extended Range missile on March 11.
India Test Fires Supersonic Cruise Missile
US, Japan, ROK Hold Joint Missile Drill
March 15, 2017
US, Japan, ROK Hold Joint Missile Drill
Warships from the three countries are holding a trilateral missile warning informational link exercise this week.
US, Japan, ROK Hold Joint Missile Drill
Russia’s Air Force to Receive 17 New Su-30 Fighter Jets in 2017
March 14, 2017
Russia’s Air Force to Receive 17 New Su-30 Fighter Jets in 2017
The latest variant of the heavy multirole fighter aircraft remains the mainstay of Russia’s fighter force.
Russia’s Air Force to Receive 17 New Su-30 Fighter Jets in 2017
China’s First Fifth-Generation Fighter Jet Enters Service With the PLAAF
March 14, 2017
China’s First Fifth-Generation Fighter Jet Enters Service With the PLAAF
China’s answer to the American F-22 Raptor has purportedly entered operational service with the Chinese Air Force.
China’s First Fifth-Generation Fighter Jet Enters Service With the PLAAF
India’s Navy Commissions Fast Attack Craft
March 10, 2017
India’s Navy Commissions Fast Attack Craft
The new vessel will be deployed for coastal and offshore surveillance as well as patrol India’s exclusive economic zone.
India’s Navy Commissions Fast Attack Craft
US Navy Littoral Combat Ship Test Fires Missile
March 09, 2017
US Navy Littoral Combat Ship Test Fires Missile
The test marked the first time a Littoral Combat Ship fired a vertical missile.
US Navy Littoral Combat Ship Test Fires Missile
Deterring North Korea: Japan Lawmakers Push for Preemptive Strike Capability
March 09, 2017
Deterring North Korea: Japan Lawmakers Push for Preemptive Strike Capability
Is it time for Japan to acquire long-range cruise missiles?
Deterring North Korea: Japan Lawmakers Push for Preemptive Strike Capability
Russia’s Navy to Field 2 New Guided Missile Warships by 2020
March 08, 2017
Russia’s Navy to Field 2 New Guided Missile Warships by 2020
The Russian Navy expects to receive two advanced frigates by 2020.
Russia’s Navy to Field 2 New Guided Missile Warships by 2020
US and Japan Hold Naval Drill Off Guam
March 08, 2017
US and Japan Hold Naval Drill Off Guam
The U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) are holding an bilateral training exercise this week.
US and Japan Hold Naval Drill Off Guam
Russia to Arm Nuclear Subs With New Supersonic Cruise Missile
March 08, 2017
Russia to Arm Nuclear Subs With New Supersonic Cruise Missile
The Russian Navy will arm its cruise missile subs with new weapons systems.
Russia to Arm Nuclear Subs With New Supersonic Cruise Missile
US Starts Deploying THAAD Anti-Missile Defense System in South Korea
March 07, 2017
US Starts Deploying THAAD Anti-Missile Defense System in South Korea
The move is likely to deepen the growing rift between Beijing and Seoul.
US Starts Deploying THAAD Anti-Missile Defense System in South Korea
Ukraine and Pakistan Move Forward With Armor Deal
March 07, 2017
Ukraine and Pakistan Move Forward With Armor Deal
Ukraine will supply tanks sights and overhaul the Pakistan Army’s fleet of T-80UD MBTs as part of a bilateral agreement.
Ukraine and Pakistan Move Forward With Armor Deal
Iran Test Fires Ballistic Missile Interceptor
March 07, 2017
Iran Test Fires Ballistic Missile Interceptor
Iran has successfully tested its Russian-supplied S-300 air defense system this month.
Iran Test Fires Ballistic Missile Interceptor
Australia’s Deadliest Destroyer Completes Sea Acceptance Trials
March 07, 2017
Australia’s Deadliest Destroyer Completes Sea Acceptance Trials
The air warfare destroyer HMAS Hobart is expected to be delivered to the RAN in June 2017.
Australia’s Deadliest Destroyer Completes Sea Acceptance Trials
Russia to Upgrade Aircraft Carrier in 2017
March 07, 2017
Russia to Upgrade Aircraft Carrier in 2017
According to state-owned Russian media, work on Russia’s sole aircraft carrier will begin before July 2017.
Russia to Upgrade Aircraft Carrier in 2017
War Kills: Understanding Military Capabilities in Context
March 03, 2017
War Kills: Understanding Military Capabilities in Context
What we still don’t talk about when we talk about war.
War Kills: Understanding Military Capabilities in Context
Indian Navy Fires Anti-Ship Missile From Attack Sub in Arabian Sea
March 03, 2017
Indian Navy Fires Anti-Ship Missile From Attack Sub in Arabian Sea
For the first time, the Indian Navy launched an anti-ship missile from a new indigenously built submarine.
Indian Navy Fires Anti-Ship Missile From Attack Sub in Arabian Sea
Russia Moves Ahead With Future Strategic Stealth Bomber Project
March 02, 2017
Russia Moves Ahead With Future Strategic Stealth Bomber Project
A Russian defense contractor has reportedly created the first full-scale model of Russia’s new strategic bomber.
Russia Moves Ahead With Future Strategic Stealth Bomber Project
India Successfully Tests Supersonic Interceptor Missile
March 02, 2017
India Successfully Tests Supersonic Interceptor Missile
India has conducted another test of its indigenously-developed two-layered ballistic missile defense system.
India Successfully Tests Supersonic Interceptor Missile
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