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Russia to Launch its Deadliest Ballistic Missile Submarine in August
June 27, 2017
Russia to Launch its Deadliest Ballistic Missile Submarine in August
The Russian Navy will float out an improved variant of its latest class of ballistic missile submarines in the summer.
Russia to Launch its Deadliest Ballistic Missile Submarine in August
Seoul Test Fires New Ballistic Missile in Warning to North Korea
June 24, 2017
Seoul Test Fires New Ballistic Missile in Warning to North Korea
The new 800-kilometer missile can purportedly hit targets anywhere in the North.
Seoul Test Fires New Ballistic Missile in Warning to North Korea
India, Russia Sign ‘Military Cooperation Roadmap’
June 23, 2017
India, Russia Sign ‘Military Cooperation Roadmap’
New Delhi and Moscow are set to deepen bilateral defense ties in the coming years.
India, Russia Sign ‘Military Cooperation Roadmap’
Missile Defense Blues: SM-3 Block IIA Fails Second Intercept Test
June 23, 2017
Missile Defense Blues: SM-3 Block IIA Fails Second Intercept Test
The SM-3 Block IIA saw its first successful intercept in February 2017.
Missile Defense Blues: SM-3 Block IIA Fails Second Intercept Test
Trump-Modi Meeting: India to Push for Predator Drone Sale
June 23, 2017
Trump-Modi Meeting: India to Push for Predator Drone Sale
India continues to push the U.S. government to sell the Indian Navy advanced surveillance drones.
Trump-Modi Meeting: India to Push for Predator Drone Sale
Russia’s Military to Start Operational Evaluation of T-14 Tank in 2019
June 22, 2017
Russia’s Military to Start Operational Evaluation of T-14 Tank in 2019
Russia’s deadliest tank is slated to enter service in 2020.
Russia’s Military to Start Operational Evaluation of T-14 Tank in 2019
US Navy Sets Commissioning Date for $13 Billion Nuclear-Powered Supercarrier
June 22, 2017
US Navy Sets Commissioning Date for $13 Billion Nuclear-Powered Supercarrier
The U.S. Navy’s most expensive warship ever will be commissioned in July.
US Navy Sets Commissioning Date for $13 Billion Nuclear-Powered Supercarrier
India, Russia to ‘Soon’ Set Delivery Date for S-400 Missile Air Defense Systems
June 21, 2017
India, Russia to ‘Soon’ Set Delivery Date for S-400 Missile Air Defense Systems
Russia and India are in the final stages of negotiations over the delivery date of new missile air defense systems.
India, Russia to ‘Soon’ Set Delivery Date for S-400 Missile Air Defense Systems
Where Is the Philippines’ Air Force Modernization Under Duterte?
June 21, 2017
Where Is the Philippines’ Air Force Modernization Under Duterte?
Despite delays, there are some signs of progress on key projects.
Where Is the Philippines’ Air Force Modernization Under Duterte?
Boeing Wins Contract to Support Indian Navy’s New Sub-Killer Planes
June 21, 2017
Boeing Wins Contract to Support Indian Navy’s New Sub-Killer Planes
The U.S. defense contractor will continue to support the operational readiness of the Indian Navy’s P-8I Neptune fleet.
Boeing Wins Contract to Support Indian Navy’s New Sub-Killer Planes
Lockheed Martin Agrees to Build F-16 Fighter Jets in India
June 20, 2017
Lockheed Martin Agrees to Build F-16 Fighter Jets in India
U.S. defense contractor Lockheed Martin agreed to set up F-16 production facilities in India.
Lockheed Martin Agrees to Build F-16 Fighter Jets in India
Military Drills Put Russia-China Ties in the Spotlight
June 20, 2017
Military Drills Put Russia-China Ties in the Spotlight
The first of a series of exercises kicked off this week.
Military Drills Put Russia-China Ties in the Spotlight
What’s Next for the New Sulu Sea Trilateral Patrols?
June 20, 2017
What’s Next for the New Sulu Sea Trilateral Patrols?
Southeast Asia’s new minilateral security arrangement officially got underway this week.
What’s Next for the New Sulu Sea Trilateral Patrols?
South China Sea: Japan's <em>Izumo</em> Helicopter Carrier Conducts Drill With US Navy Carrier
June 19, 2017
South China Sea: Japan's Izumo Helicopter Carrier Conducts Drill With US Navy Carrier
The Izumo additionally escorted U.S. Navy vessels in the South China Sea.
South China Sea: Japan's Izumo Helicopter Carrier Conducts Drill With US Navy Carrier
China, Pakistan Hold Defense Talks
June 15, 2017
China, Pakistan Hold Defense Talks
Among other things, Beijing and Islamabad agreed to “safeguard the security of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.”
China, Pakistan Hold Defense Talks
Bolstering Taiwan's Last Line of Defense
June 15, 2017
Bolstering Taiwan's Last Line of Defense
There is a lot that Washington can do to boost Taipei's security in the face of the threat posed by Beijing.
Bolstering Taiwan's Last Line of Defense
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