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New Weapons on China’s Artificial Islands Don’t Violate 'Non-Militarization' of South China Sea
December 30, 2016
New Weapons on China’s Artificial Islands Don’t Violate 'Non-Militarization' of South China Sea
Installation may raise tensions, but China has long excluded “necessary defense” from its pledge.
New Weapons on China’s Artificial Islands Don’t Violate 'Non-Militarization' of South China Sea
US Navy Mulls New Projectile for Most Advanced Warship
December 29, 2016
US Navy Mulls New Projectile for Most Advanced Warship
The U.S. Navy is looking for new precision ammunition for its latest stealth destroyer.
US Navy Mulls New Projectile for Most Advanced Warship
China Commissions New Stealth Warship Into East Sea Fleet
December 29, 2016
China Commissions New Stealth Warship Into East Sea Fleet
The People’s Liberation Army Navy’s latest stealth frigate was entered service on December 29.
China Commissions New Stealth Warship Into East Sea Fleet
India: Air Force Chief Wants 200-250 New Combat Aircraft
December 29, 2016
India: Air Force Chief Wants 200-250 New Combat Aircraft
The outgoing head of the Indian Air Force says the service needs 200-250 new fighter jets to maintain its edge.
India: Air Force Chief Wants 200-250 New Combat Aircraft
Is India Dropping Its Cruise Missile Program?
December 28, 2016
Is India Dropping Its Cruise Missile Program?
India’s Nirbhay cruise missile program could be axed after a recent test failure.
Is India Dropping Its Cruise Missile Program?
New Littoral Combat Ship Delivered to US Navy
December 28, 2016
New Littoral Combat Ship Delivered to US Navy
The ninth Littoral Combat Ship has been officially delivered to the U.S. Navy.
New Littoral Combat Ship Delivered to US Navy
Christmas Day Gift: China Received 4 Su-35 Fighter Jets From Russia
December 27, 2016
Christmas Day Gift: China Received 4 Su-35 Fighter Jets From Russia
The four combat aircraft were reportedly delivered on Christmas Day.
Christmas Day Gift: China Received 4 Su-35 Fighter Jets From Russia
Russia to Launch 2 Nuclear Subs in 2017
December 27, 2016
Russia to Launch 2 Nuclear Subs in 2017
Russia will float out two advanced nuclear-powered submarines in the upcoming year.
Russia to Launch 2 Nuclear Subs in 2017
Senior Military Exchanges Between the US and Taiwan: Coming in 2017?
December 27, 2016
Senior Military Exchanges Between the US and Taiwan: Coming in 2017?
The United States' defense spending authorization law emphasizes senior military exchanges with Taiwan.
Senior Military Exchanges Between the US and Taiwan: Coming in 2017?
What Might Duterte's Southeast Asia Tour Mean for Regional Security?
December 24, 2016
What Might Duterte's Southeast Asia Tour Mean for Regional Security?
A brief look at the potential defense implications of the Philippine president's recent regional voyages.
What Might Duterte's Southeast Asia Tour Mean for Regional Security?
China Creates Version of US Drone Seizure to Maintain the Status Quo
December 23, 2016
China Creates Version of US Drone Seizure to Maintain the Status Quo
Chinese official statements sidestep potential legal quagmire or future confrontation.
China Creates Version of US Drone Seizure to Maintain the Status Quo
Japan Approves Modest Defense Budget Hike
December 23, 2016
Japan Approves Modest Defense Budget Hike
The defense budget approved by Japan’s cabinet will see a moderate 1.4 percent increase from the previous year.
Japan Approves Modest Defense Budget Hike
Japan-Thailand Defense Relations in the Spotlight
December 23, 2016
Japan-Thailand Defense Relations in the Spotlight
In light of news of a potential radar deal, it is worth putting things in broader perspective.
Japan-Thailand Defense Relations in the Spotlight
Bad News for India’s Deadliest Sub: Nirbhay Cruise Missile Fails Test (Again)
December 23, 2016
Bad News for India’s Deadliest Sub: Nirbhay Cruise Missile Fails Test (Again)
A test of the nuclear-capable Nirbhay cruise missile failed for the third time.
Bad News for India’s Deadliest Sub: Nirbhay Cruise Missile Fails Test (Again)
South Korea: Upgraded F-16s Capable of Striking Key North Korean Targets
December 22, 2016
South Korea: Upgraded F-16s Capable of Striking Key North Korean Targets
A first batch of F-16 fighter jets has reportedly been upgraded with new weapons systems.
South Korea: Upgraded F-16s Capable of Striking Key North Korean Targets
Indonesia, Sweden Ink New Defense Pact
December 22, 2016
Indonesia, Sweden Ink New Defense Pact
The two countries sign a framework agreement to deepen their ties.
Indonesia, Sweden Ink New Defense Pact
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