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Chinese, Russian Navies Hold Exercises in Sea of Japan, Okhotsk Sea
September 21, 2017
Chinese, Russian Navies Hold Exercises in Sea of Japan, Okhotsk Sea
The exercise is the second phase of the Joint Sea-2017 exercises.
Chinese, Russian Navies Hold Exercises in Sea of Japan, Okhotsk Sea
What’s in the New Russia-Thailand Military Pact?
September 21, 2017
What’s in the New Russia-Thailand Military Pact?
A new defense pact inked by the two sides deserves attention despite the few details that have emerged publicly so far.
What’s in the New Russia-Thailand Military Pact?
US, Japan, South Korea Stage Show-of-Force Following North Korean Missile Overflight of Japan
September 19, 2017
US, Japan, South Korea Stage Show-of-Force Following North Korean Missile Overflight of Japan
The mission was described by U.S. Pacific Command as a "sequenced bilateral show of force."
US, Japan, South Korea Stage Show-of-Force Following North Korean Missile Overflight of Japan
Armies of US, India Begin Joint Military Drills
September 17, 2017
Armies of US, India Begin Joint Military Drills
The exercise is the thirteenth iteration of the U.S.-India Yudh Abhyas series of drills.
Armies of US, India Begin Joint Military Drills
ASEAN’s New Police Database Takes Shape Amid Terror Fears
September 16, 2017
ASEAN’s New Police Database Takes Shape Amid Terror Fears
The enhanced system represents a step forward for regional cooperation.
ASEAN’s New Police Database Takes Shape Amid Terror Fears
US Navy to Re-Fit Tomahawk Cruise Missiles to Attack Ships
September 14, 2017
US Navy to Re-Fit Tomahawk Cruise Missiles to Attack Ships
But is the missile a good fit for the mission?
US Navy to Re-Fit Tomahawk Cruise Missiles to Attack Ships
When Will the Philippines Get Its New French Vessels?
September 13, 2017
When Will the Philippines Get Its New French Vessels?
A closer look at a deal that is set to be realized soon.
When Will the Philippines Get Its New French Vessels?
New ASEAN Cyber Drill Kicks Off in Vietnam
September 13, 2017
New ASEAN Cyber Drill Kicks Off in Vietnam
Another iteration of an exercise among Southeast Asian states and their dialogue partners got underway this week.
New ASEAN Cyber Drill Kicks Off in Vietnam
Is the US Seventh Fleet Unprepared to Operate at Sea?
September 12, 2017
Is the US Seventh Fleet Unprepared to Operate at Sea?
Japan-based ships lack same training and readiness standards as U.S.-based.
Is the US Seventh Fleet Unprepared to Operate at Sea?
What Will Australia’s New Military Terror Aid to the Philippines Look Like?
September 12, 2017
What Will Australia’s New Military Terror Aid to the Philippines Look Like?
Though details remain to be worked out, the general shape of Canberra’s deepening security role is becoming increasingly clearer.
What Will Australia’s New Military Terror Aid to the Philippines Look Like?
India Successfully Tests Anti-Tank Guided Missile
September 11, 2017
India Successfully Tests Anti-Tank Guided Missile
The successful test marks the end of development trials.
India Successfully Tests Anti-Tank Guided Missile
US B-1B Bombers and Japanese Fighters Stage Exercises in the East China Sea
September 11, 2017
US B-1B Bombers and Japanese Fighters Stage Exercises in the East China Sea
The exercise is the second show of force in East Asia involving B-1B bombers since North Korea's sixth nuclear test.
US B-1B Bombers and Japanese Fighters Stage Exercises in the East China Sea
Air Forces of Pakistan, China Begin 'Shaheen VI' Exercises
September 11, 2017
Air Forces of Pakistan, China Begin 'Shaheen VI' Exercises
The two countries held the sixth iteration of their major air force exercises, which first began in 2011.
Air Forces of Pakistan, China Begin 'Shaheen VI' Exercises
Malaysia-Philippines Meeting Puts ASEAN Subregional Cooperation in the Spotlight
September 09, 2017
Malaysia-Philippines Meeting Puts ASEAN Subregional Cooperation in the Spotlight
A recent interaction was an important reminder of the efforts being made by both sides to address cross-border issues.
Malaysia-Philippines Meeting Puts ASEAN Subregional Cooperation in the Spotlight
South Korea Launches New 'Strategic Dagger' Attack Submarine
September 08, 2017
South Korea Launches New 'Strategic Dagger' Attack Submarine
South Korea has just launched the ninth and final boat of a new class of diesel-electric attack submarines.
South Korea Launches New 'Strategic Dagger' Attack Submarine
India, Japan Set to Deepen Anti-Submarine Warfare Cooperation
September 08, 2017
India, Japan Set to Deepen Anti-Submarine Warfare Cooperation
India and Japan are considering expanding joint anti-submarine warfare training.
India, Japan Set to Deepen Anti-Submarine Warfare Cooperation
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