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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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US Navy’s Latest Nuclear Attack Submarine Completes Sea Trials
April 20, 2017
US Navy’s Latest Nuclear Attack Submarine Completes Sea Trials
The new nuclear attack sub is slated to be commissioned in the summer of 2017.
US Navy’s Latest Nuclear Attack Submarine Completes Sea Trials
Russia Conducts Anti-Submarine Warfare Exercise in Asia
April 19, 2017
Russia Conducts Anti-Submarine Warfare Exercise in Asia
A Russian anti-submarine warfare aircraft successfully destroyed an enemy boat in a simulated attack.
Russia Conducts Anti-Submarine Warfare Exercise in Asia
Japan: US Marine Corps F-35B Fighter Jets Gearing up for Combat
April 19, 2017
Japan: US Marine Corps F-35B Fighter Jets Gearing up for Combat
The U.S. Marine Corps’ first overseas-deployed F-35B stealth fighter squadron is preparing for ‘real-world scenarios.’
Japan: US Marine Corps F-35B Fighter Jets Gearing up for Combat
What Would the Second Korean War Look Like?
April 19, 2017
What Would the Second Korean War Look Like?
The first 24 hours of war on the Korean peninsula could cost hundreds of thousands of lives.
What Would the Second Korean War Look Like?
US Navy’s New Supercarrier Successfully Completes Builder’s Sea Trials
April 18, 2017
US Navy’s New Supercarrier Successfully Completes Builder’s Sea Trials
The new aircraft carrier is on track for delivery to the U.S. Navy in May.
US Navy’s New Supercarrier Successfully Completes Builder’s Sea Trials
Russia to Develop Nuclear Round for T-14 Main Battle Tank
April 17, 2017
Russia to Develop Nuclear Round for T-14 Main Battle Tank
Russia is purportedly mulling fitting its newest battle tank with a 152 millimeter gun capable of firing nuclear rounds.
Russia to Develop Nuclear Round for T-14 Main Battle Tank
US Drops ‘Mother of All Bombs’ on ISIS in Afghanistan
April 14, 2017
US Drops ‘Mother of All Bombs’ on ISIS in Afghanistan
The U.S. Air Force has dropped one of its largest non-nuclear bombs ever built on an ISIS tunnel network in Afghanistan.
US Drops ‘Mother of All Bombs’ on ISIS in Afghanistan
Japan Scrambles Fighter Jets to Head off Strategic Russian Bombers
April 14, 2017
Japan Scrambles Fighter Jets to Head off Strategic Russian Bombers
Japan’s Ministry of Defense intercepted three Russian aircraft close to Japanese airspace on April 12.
Japan Scrambles Fighter Jets to Head off Strategic Russian Bombers
Japanese Warships to Join US Carrier Strike Group Off Korean Peninsula
April 13, 2017
Japanese Warships to Join US Carrier Strike Group Off Korean Peninsula
Japan is preparing to send several warships to waters off the Korean peninsula.
Japanese Warships to Join US Carrier Strike Group Off Korean Peninsula
US Navy’s Latest F-35-Carrying Warship Shoots Down Drone in Missile Drill
April 12, 2017
US Navy’s Latest F-35-Carrying Warship Shoots Down Drone in Missile Drill
The U.S. Navy’s large new amphibious assault ship conducted a live-fire exercise last week.
US Navy’s Latest F-35-Carrying Warship Shoots Down Drone in Missile Drill
Australia to Get New $1.5 Billion Air Defense System
April 12, 2017
Australia to Get New $1.5 Billion Air Defense System
The Australian government approved the development of new a new short-range air defense system this month.
Australia to Get New $1.5 Billion Air Defense System
Russia’s New Supersonic Strategic Bomber to Enter Serial Production in 2020
April 12, 2017
Russia’s New Supersonic Strategic Bomber to Enter Serial Production in 2020
Serial production of Russia’s upgraded Tupolev Tu-160M2 bomber will reportedly kick off in 2020.
Russia’s New Supersonic Strategic Bomber to Enter Serial Production in 2020
US Navy’s New Supercarrier Finally Takes to Sea
April 11, 2017
US Navy’s New Supercarrier Finally Takes to Sea
The lead ship of the U.S. Navy’s latest class of aircraft carriers embarked on crucial sea trials over the weekend.
US Navy’s New Supercarrier Finally Takes to Sea
India, Israel Conclude $2 Billion Missile Deal
April 11, 2017
India, Israel Conclude $2 Billion Missile Deal
The Indian government will purchase a new air and missile defense system.
India, Israel Conclude $2 Billion Missile Deal
US Dispatches Carrier Strike Group to Korean Peninsula
April 10, 2017
US Dispatches Carrier Strike Group to Korean Peninsula
In a show of force by the Trump administration, several U.S. warships are currently heading to the Korean Peninsula.
US Dispatches Carrier Strike Group to Korean Peninsula
Why Selling F-35s to Taiwan Is a Terrible Idea
April 07, 2017
Why Selling F-35s to Taiwan Is a Terrible Idea
Taiwan would be better off investing its limited resources in advanced surface-to-air missile systems.
Why Selling F-35s to Taiwan Is a Terrible Idea
US Navy’s Largest Ever Amphibious Assault Ship Completes Crucial Sea Trials
April 07, 2017
US Navy’s Largest Ever Amphibious Assault Ship Completes Crucial Sea Trials
The U.S. Navy’s largest amphibious assault ship just completed survivability tests.
US Navy’s Largest Ever Amphibious Assault Ship Completes Crucial Sea Trials
South Korea Test Fires New Ballistic Missile
April 07, 2017
South Korea Test Fires New Ballistic Missile
The new 800-kilometer missile can purportedly hit targets anywhere in North Korea.
South Korea Test Fires New Ballistic Missile
Chinese Navy Commissions Sub Killer Stealth Warship for Service in South China Sea
April 06, 2017
Chinese Navy Commissions Sub Killer Stealth Warship for Service in South China Sea
The People’s Liberation Army Navy’s latest surface warship entered service on March 31.
Chinese Navy Commissions Sub Killer Stealth Warship for Service in South China Sea
US Navy Tests New Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile
April 06, 2017
US Navy Tests New Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile
This is the first time that the new missile was successfully released from an F/A-18E/F Super Hornet fighter jet.
US Navy Tests New Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile
US, ROK, Japan Navies Conduct First Joint Anti-Submarine Warfare Drill
April 05, 2017
US, ROK, Japan Navies Conduct First Joint Anti-Submarine Warfare Drill
The three navies will conduct a trilateral antisubmarine warfare exercise off the Korean Peninsula April 4-6.
US, ROK, Japan Navies Conduct First Joint Anti-Submarine Warfare Drill
US Navy’s New Supercarrier Will Take to Sea This Week
April 05, 2017
US Navy’s New Supercarrier Will Take to Sea This Week
The U.S. Navy’s latest supercarrier will set sail for builder’s trials this week.
US Navy’s New Supercarrier Will Take to Sea This Week
US Navy Buys 17 Advanced Sub-Killer Planes Armed With Flying Torpedoes
April 04, 2017
US Navy Buys 17 Advanced Sub-Killer Planes Armed With Flying Torpedoes
The aircraft are slated to be delivered by the end of 2020.
US Navy Buys 17 Advanced Sub-Killer Planes Armed With Flying Torpedoes
Russia Launches New Nuclear-Powered Carrier Killer Sub
April 04, 2017
Russia Launches New Nuclear-Powered Carrier Killer Sub
A new multipurpose nuclear-powered submarine was launched at the Sevmash shipyards on March 31.
Russia Launches New Nuclear-Powered Carrier Killer Sub
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