Twilight of the Aircraft Carrier?
December 13, 2013
Twilight of the Aircraft Carrier?
Past fears that carriers were vulnerable to new technologies weren’t proven right… nor were they proven wrong.
Twilight of the Aircraft Carrier?
Reality Check: US Naval Primacy Is Not Guaranteed
December 05, 2013
Reality Check: US Naval Primacy Is Not Guaranteed
If the U.S. Navy wants to continue controlling the seas, it may have to fight.
Reality Check: US Naval Primacy Is Not Guaranteed
How A2/AD Can Defeat China
November 12, 2013
How A2/AD Can Defeat China
A new report by the Rand Corporation calls for turning China’s A2/AD strategy on its head.
How A2/AD Can Defeat China
Lifting the Veil on China’s “Carrier-Killer”
October 23, 2013
Lifting the Veil on China’s “Carrier-Killer”
A new report traces the DF-21D’s origins, developments and possible uses in combat conditions.
Lifting the Veil on China’s “Carrier-Killer”
Drone Warfare Version 2.0: Great Power Edition
September 26, 2013
Drone Warfare Version 2.0: Great Power Edition
So far drones have been used to target terrorists, but the era of great power drone warfare is quickly taking shape.
Drone Warfare Version 2.0: Great Power Edition
AirSea Battle, A2/AD and the Offense-Defense Balance
August 06, 2013
AirSea Battle, A2/AD and the Offense-Defense Balance
Do AirSea Battle and A2/AD make the U.S.-China military balance more or less stable?
AirSea Battle, A2/AD and the Offense-Defense Balance
Why China May Limit “Carrier-Killer’s” Range
June 12, 2013
Why China May Limit “Carrier-Killer’s” Range
Even if China’s technically capable of expanding the DF-21D ABSM’s range, its foreign policy goals might dictate restraint.
Why China May Limit “Carrier-Killer’s” Range
Is China’s “Carrier Killer” Already Operational?
June 01, 2013
Is China’s “Carrier Killer” Already Operational?
Plus, is the USAF inflating the DPRK & China missiles threats to fund its own nuclear modernization?
Is China’s “Carrier Killer” Already Operational?
Meet Iran’s “Carrier Killer”: The Khalij Fars
May 11, 2013
Meet Iran’s “Carrier Killer”: The Khalij Fars
While China is well know for its anti-ship weapons, other nations are also investing in such technology.
Meet Iran’s “Carrier Killer”: The Khalij Fars
The DF-21D or
April 22, 2013
The DF-21D or "Carrier Killer": An Instrument of Deception?
Is all the hype part of an asymmetrical campaign by China to defeat its enemies without a fight?
The DF-21D or "Carrier Killer": An Instrument of Deception?
Aircraft Carriers: R.I.P?
March 14, 2013
Aircraft Carriers: R.I.P?
The Diplomat’s Robert Farley brings us the latest on this popular debate.
Aircraft Carriers: R.I.P?
Surface Combat Fleets: Obsolete?
March 13, 2013
Surface Combat Fleets: Obsolete?
With America and others developing “carrier killer” missiles, what does the future hold for surface navies in wartime?
Surface Combat Fleets: Obsolete?
Missile Defense's Real Enemy: Math
February 02, 2013
Missile Defense's Real Enemy: Math
Both sides of the missile defense debate have some powerful arguments. Yet, one basic idea may hold sway.
Missile Defense's Real Enemy: Math
Did China Test its
January 24, 2013
Did China Test its "Carrier-Killer?"
Unconfirmed reports suggest China may have recently tested its DF-21D ASBM, with DOD making an interesting declaration.
Did China Test its "Carrier-Killer?"
January 17, 2013
The Real Anti-Access Story
Given the advancing capabilities of China’s anti-access forces, questions of diffusion and proliferation bear consideration.
The Real Anti-Access Story
An Overhyped Threat: Ballistic Missiles
December 27, 2012
An Overhyped Threat: Ballistic Missiles
Even as N. Korea and others develop such weapons, history shows ballistic missiles have their shortcomings.
An Overhyped Threat: Ballistic Missiles
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