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India Clears Purchase of 6 US-Made Attack Helicopters
August 18, 2017
India Clears Purchase of 6 US-Made Attack Helicopters
This is first time that the Indian Army will operate U.S.-made Apache attack helicopters.
India Clears Purchase of 6 US-Made Attack Helicopters
Steve Bannon Is Right And Wrong About North Korea's Military Threat
August 18, 2017
Steve Bannon Is Right And Wrong About North Korea's Military Threat
The White House chief strategist is wrong about withdrawing U.S. troops from South Korea but right about the cost of war on the peninsula.
Steve Bannon Is Right And Wrong About North Korea's Military Threat
US Air Force Exercise Kicks Off with Singapore’s Participation
August 17, 2017
US Air Force Exercise Kicks Off with Singapore’s Participation
The city-state continues its involvement in Exercise Red Flag.
US Air Force Exercise Kicks Off with Singapore’s Participation
Russia’s ‘Mini Red October’ Subs Will Lack Advanced Propulsion System
August 17, 2017
Russia’s ‘Mini Red October’ Subs Will Lack Advanced Propulsion System
Russia’s super quiet new class of diesel-electric attack subs will lack air-independent propulsion systems.
Russia’s ‘Mini Red October’ Subs Will Lack Advanced Propulsion System
Deterring Pyongyang: US Open to More Powerful South Korean Missiles
August 16, 2017
Deterring Pyongyang: US Open to More Powerful South Korean Missiles
The Pentagon is considering allowing South Korea to develop more powerful ballistic missiles to deter North Korean aggression.
Deterring Pyongyang: US Open to More Powerful South Korean Missiles
Battle for Marawi Exposes Philippines’ Military Intelligence Crisis
August 16, 2017
Battle for Marawi Exposes Philippines’ Military Intelligence Crisis
The ongoing Marawi crisis has pointed to well-known capability gaps that Manila is now attempting to urgently fill.
Battle for Marawi Exposes Philippines’ Military Intelligence Crisis
Russia’s Ministry of Defense Confirms Construction of 2 Advanced Attack Subs
August 15, 2017
Russia’s Ministry of Defense Confirms Construction of 2 Advanced Attack Subs
The new submarines are expected to be delivered by the end of 2020.
Russia’s Ministry of Defense Confirms Construction of 2 Advanced Attack Subs
What Did Malaysia’s Latest Mass Terror Raid Achieve?
August 15, 2017
What Did Malaysia’s Latest Mass Terror Raid Achieve?
The third raid in a week nets hundreds, but foreign terrorist fighters remain elusive.
What Did Malaysia’s Latest Mass Terror Raid Achieve?
US Approves New Thailand Military Sale Under Trump
August 15, 2017
US Approves New Thailand Military Sale Under Trump
Possible arms sale speaks to ongoing developments in the defense realm between the two sides in spite of irritants.
US Approves New Thailand Military Sale Under Trump
Russia’s New Advanced Stealth Fighter Jet Named Su-57
August 15, 2017
Russia’s New Advanced Stealth Fighter Jet Named Su-57
Russia’s first stealth fighter jet will reportedly enter mass production in 2019.
Russia’s New Advanced Stealth Fighter Jet Named Su-57
India’s New Homegrown Artillery Gun System Fails in Test
August 14, 2017
India’s New Homegrown Artillery Gun System Fails in Test
Recent test setbacks will likely delay the induction of the new 155 millimeter/45-caliber gun.
India’s New Homegrown Artillery Gun System Fails in Test
Indian, Chinese Navies To Participate in Search-and-Rescue Naval Drill
August 14, 2017
Indian, Chinese Navies To Participate in Search-and-Rescue Naval Drill
The exercise will be held in November under the auspices of the Indian Ocean Naval Symposium.
Indian, Chinese Navies To Participate in Search-and-Rescue Naval Drill
Japan Military Aircraft in Brunei Spotlights Defense Ties
August 12, 2017
Japan Military Aircraft in Brunei Spotlights Defense Ties
Goodwill visit by KC-767 highlights an aspect of bilateral relations that seldom makes the headlines.
Japan Military Aircraft in Brunei Spotlights Defense Ties
What's Behind the New US-Philippines Drone Hype Under Duterte?
August 11, 2017
What's Behind the New US-Philippines Drone Hype Under Duterte?
A recent controversy has much deeper roots and broader realities which the headlines miss.
What's Behind the New US-Philippines Drone Hype Under Duterte?
THAAD: Best a Bargaining Chip
August 10, 2017
THAAD: Best a Bargaining Chip
How might the U.S. make the best use of the controversial THAAD deployment to South Korea?
THAAD: Best a Bargaining Chip
Asia-Pacific Powers Race for a Backup to GPS
August 10, 2017
Asia-Pacific Powers Race for a Backup to GPS
Nations in the Asia-Pacific region are working to make GPS more robust and resilient for their navies.
Asia-Pacific Powers Race for a Backup to GPS
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