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When Are China’s Submarines Coming to Thailand?
January 20, 2017
When Are China’s Submarines Coming to Thailand?
2017 could finally see some progress on a high-profile deal.
When Are China’s Submarines Coming to Thailand?
India to Continue With Indigenous Cruise Missile Program
January 20, 2017
India to Continue With Indigenous Cruise Missile Program
India’s defense minister has agreed to offer an 18 month extension to the troubled missile program.
India to Continue With Indigenous Cruise Missile Program
Why China’s Submarine Deal With Bangladesh Matters
January 20, 2017
Why China’s Submarine Deal With Bangladesh Matters
A deeper look at Dhaka’s role in an intensifying Great Game in the Indian Ocean.
Why China’s Submarine Deal With Bangladesh Matters
Russia Test Launches Topol-M Intercontinental Ballistic Missile
January 20, 2017
Russia Test Launches Topol-M Intercontinental Ballistic Missile
The missile reportedly successfully hit its target in the Kamchatka Peninsula.
Russia Test Launches Topol-M Intercontinental Ballistic Missile
Japan Plans First Military Communications Satellite Launch
January 19, 2017
Japan Plans First Military Communications Satellite Launch
Japan anticipates the operationalization of a space-based X-band military communication satellite network.
Japan Plans First Military Communications Satellite Launch
What Does Indonesia’s New Air Force Chief Pick Mean?
January 19, 2017
What Does Indonesia’s New Air Force Chief Pick Mean?
Jokowi’s new pick could be the country’s next military chief.
What Does Indonesia’s New Air Force Chief Pick Mean?
US Deploys 1st F-35B Squadron to Japan
January 19, 2017
US Deploys 1st F-35B Squadron to Japan
This constitutes the first overseas deployment of the F-35B Lightning II stealth fighter.
US Deploys 1st F-35B Squadron to Japan
US to Deploy 24 Attack Helicopters to South Korea in February
January 19, 2017
US to Deploy 24 Attack Helicopters to South Korea in February
The U.S. Army will replace less capable light attack helicopters with 24 AH-64D Apache heavy attack helicopters.
US to Deploy 24 Attack Helicopters to South Korea in February
Why the New Japan-Australia Military Pact Matters
January 18, 2017
Why the New Japan-Australia Military Pact Matters
A closer look at the significance of the signing of a new defense pact.
Why the New Japan-Australia Military Pact Matters
US Navy to Receive New $13 Billion Aircraft Carrier in April (Maybe)
January 18, 2017
US Navy to Receive New $13 Billion Aircraft Carrier in April (Maybe)
The U.S. Navy’s new supercarrier is “99 percent overall complete with 93 percent of the test program complete.”
US Navy to Receive New $13 Billion Aircraft Carrier in April (Maybe)
India Launches New Attack Submarine
January 18, 2017
India Launches New Attack Submarine
The new sub is expected to be delivered to the Indian Navy by the end of 2017.
India Launches New Attack Submarine
Chinese Navy Commissions Fifth Improved <em>Dongdiao</em>-class Spy Ship
January 13, 2017
Chinese Navy Commissions Fifth Improved Dongdiao-class Spy Ship
The PLAN Kaiyangxing is the fifth Dongdiao-class AGI to enter service.
Chinese Navy Commissions Fifth Improved Dongdiao-class Spy Ship
Azerbaijan's Growing Military Cooperation With Pakistan
January 13, 2017
Azerbaijan's Growing Military Cooperation With Pakistan
Baku is seeking out increased defense imports from Pakistan, including JF-17 aircraft.
Azerbaijan's Growing Military Cooperation With Pakistan
Can the US Defend Against a North Korean ICBM?
January 12, 2017
Can the US Defend Against a North Korean ICBM?
Shooting down an ICBM is an incredibly difficult task. Are U.S. missile defenses up to the challenge?
Can the US Defend Against a North Korean ICBM?
A New Russia-Philippines Military Pact?
January 11, 2017
A New Russia-Philippines Military Pact?
News about a pact between the two countries, while promising, also needs to be kept in perspective.
A New Russia-Philippines Military Pact?
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