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A2/AD Is Dead, Long Live A2/AD
October 11, 2016
A2/AD Is Dead, Long Live A2/AD
Has one of our favorite buzzwords died?
A2/AD Is Dead, Long Live A2/AD
Pentagon's ‘Third Offset’ in the US ‘Rebalance to Asia’
October 08, 2016
Pentagon's ‘Third Offset’ in the US ‘Rebalance to Asia’
Why it is important to understand the role of emerging “third offset” capabilities and operational concepts.
Pentagon's ‘Third Offset’ in the US ‘Rebalance to Asia’
US Navy Shipbuilding Plan: Is It Achievable, Is It Enough?
September 30, 2016
US Navy Shipbuilding Plan: Is It Achievable, Is It Enough?
New reports cast doubt on the plan’s affordability and adequacy while China's fleet expands.
US Navy Shipbuilding Plan: Is It Achievable, Is It Enough?
A2/AD Threat: Russian Army Adds 2nd S-400 Regiment in 2016
September 23, 2016
A2/AD Threat: Russian Army Adds 2nd S-400 Regiment in 2016
By the end of the year, the Russian military will field a total of 16 S-400 air defense system regiments.
A2/AD Threat: Russian Army Adds 2nd S-400 Regiment in 2016
Being Realistic About Engagement with China and the A2/AD Threat
September 23, 2016
Being Realistic About Engagement with China and the A2/AD Threat
U.S. Chief of Naval Operations: U.S. must engage with China and A2/AD is an "aspiration."
Being Realistic About Engagement with China and the A2/AD Threat
Signs of Diminishing Returns for US Military Investment Against A2/AD
September 02, 2016
Signs of Diminishing Returns for US Military Investment Against A2/AD
Trends show U.S. could maintain its military edge and still fight to a draw in the future.
Signs of Diminishing Returns for US Military Investment Against A2/AD
Getting the Right World War I Metaphor for a US-China Clash
August 27, 2016
Getting the Right World War I Metaphor for a US-China Clash
The Great War has less to tell us about how a Pacific War might start than what it might look like.
Getting the Right World War I Metaphor for a US-China Clash
A New War in the Pacific Could be ‘Trench Warfare’ at Sea
August 18, 2016
A New War in the Pacific Could be ‘Trench Warfare’ at Sea
Recent studies suggest A2/AD and AirSea Battle lead to costly stalemate, not victory.
A New War in the Pacific Could be ‘Trench Warfare’ at Sea
Perry in Japan, War in the Pacific, and the Rise of China
July 21, 2016
Perry in Japan, War in the Pacific, and the Rise of China
The United States has spooked a rising Pacific power before.
Perry in Japan, War in the Pacific, and the Rise of China
Why the US Gator Navy Needs the EV-22
June 18, 2016
Why the US Gator Navy Needs the EV-22
The Osprey variant would greatly enhance the survivability of U.S. amphibious forces in the face of A2/AD threats
Why the US Gator Navy Needs the EV-22
China Tests New Weapon Capable of Breaching US Missile Defense Systems
April 28, 2016
China Tests New Weapon Capable of Breaching US Missile Defense Systems
Beijing has successfully tested a new hypersonic missile.
China Tests New Weapon Capable of Breaching US Missile Defense Systems
Cuarteron Reef’s New Radar: The China Coast Guard’s Best New Toy?
March 29, 2016
Cuarteron Reef’s New Radar: The China Coast Guard’s Best New Toy?
Worry over the radar’s military implications should take a backseat to its civil uses.
Cuarteron Reef’s New Radar: The China Coast Guard’s Best New Toy?
Pentagon Wants 'Arsenal Planes' to Beat China's Air Defenses
February 16, 2016
Pentagon Wants 'Arsenal Planes' to Beat China's Air Defenses
U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has a plan to convert old warplanes into heavily armed “flying launchpads.”
Pentagon Wants 'Arsenal Planes' to Beat China's Air Defenses
New US Defense Budget: $18 Billion for Third Offset Strategy
February 10, 2016
New US Defense Budget: $18 Billion for Third Offset Strategy
The Pentagon wants to spend more money to offset Anti-Area/Access-Denial (A2/AD) technologies.
New US Defense Budget: $18 Billion for Third Offset Strategy
Fighting the Middle Kingdom in the Maritime Domain
January 13, 2016
Fighting the Middle Kingdom in the Maritime Domain
The role of modern airpower in the critical maritime domain
Fighting the Middle Kingdom in the Maritime Domain
US Navy: China and Russia ‘Focused on Taking the Lead’
January 06, 2016
US Navy: China and Russia ‘Focused on Taking the Lead’
In a new document, the Chief of Naval Operations outlines challenges the U.S. Navy will be facing in the 21st century.
US Navy: China and Russia ‘Focused on Taking the Lead’
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