Japan Looks to Build Indigenous Fighters
August 22, 2014
Japan Looks to Build Indigenous Fighters
Although it's committed to the F-35, Japan may still build indigenous stealth fighters.
Japan Looks to Build Indigenous Fighters
The F-35 vs. The VHF Threat
August 21, 2014
The F-35 vs. The VHF Threat
Amid the debate over the F-35’s effectiveness, Yugoslavia offers some interesting insights into the VHF threat.
The F-35 vs. The VHF Threat
America’s Air-Sea Battle Plan in Korea
June 20, 2014
America’s Air-Sea Battle Plan in Korea
The U.S. military will adopt ASB as its new warfighting plan in Korea, according to a U.S. military official.
America’s Air-Sea Battle Plan in Korea
‘The End of History’: 25 Years On
June 18, 2014
‘The End of History’: 25 Years On
Plus, is amphibious assault not dead after all? Pacific Realist links.
‘The End of History’: 25 Years On
Would You Like an F-35 With Your Aegis?
June 10, 2014
Would You Like an F-35 With Your Aegis?
It’s no coincidence that the Asian nations with Aegis combat systems are also the ones buying the F-35.
Would You Like an F-35 With Your Aegis?
New Chinese Destroyers May be Able to Undermine F-35's Stealth
May 15, 2014
New Chinese Destroyers May be Able to Undermine F-35's Stealth
Plus, military spending in Asia, Iran's drones, and the South China Sea. Mid-week links.
New Chinese Destroyers May be Able to Undermine F-35's Stealth
Australia’s Big F-35 Commitment
May 01, 2014
Australia’s Big F-35 Commitment
Despite criticism of the fighter aircraft, Canberra goes all in with a record defense acquisition.
Australia’s Big F-35 Commitment
State Media: China Can’t Stop the F-35
May 01, 2014
State Media: China Can’t Stop the F-35
Plus, is China’s military a paper dragon? Wednesday defense and security links.
State Media: China Can’t Stop the F-35
Australia to Purchase 58 More F-35 Fighters
April 24, 2014
Australia to Purchase 58 More F-35 Fighters
On Wednesday Australia announced it will buy 58 additional F-35s joint strike fighters for $12.4 billion.
Australia to Purchase 58 More F-35 Fighters
Japan Loosens Restrictions on Arms Exports As China Looks On
April 04, 2014
Japan Loosens Restrictions on Arms Exports As China Looks On
Japan's decision to allow more arms exports leads to caution and suspicion in China.
Japan Loosens Restrictions on Arms Exports As China Looks On
Are Fighters the New Capital Ships?
March 27, 2014
Are Fighters the New Capital Ships?
Air war has, in effect, become as costly as naval war. What are the implications for strategy?
Are Fighters the New Capital Ships?
South Korea to Purchase F-35s
March 25, 2014
South Korea to Purchase F-35s
South Korea has officially selected the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter to replace its aging F-4 and F-5 fleet.
South Korea to Purchase F-35s
F-35 Secrets in China's J-20?
March 15, 2014
F-35 Secrets in China's J-20?
Plus, North Korea may be in the clear in Libya, NATO's plans for nuclear bomb integration, and more.
F-35 Secrets in China's J-20?
Why Singapore Wants the F-35
March 10, 2014
Why Singapore Wants the F-35
Singapore is studying the F-35B Lightning as part of its larger effort to gain air dominance in its neighborhood.
Why Singapore Wants the F-35
US Firm Under Investigation For Using Made-in-China Parts in F-35 Components
January 15, 2014
US Firm Under Investigation For Using Made-in-China Parts in F-35 Components
Also, Chinese military planning changes, a U.S.-South Korean military deal, and Edward Snowden in India. Mid-week links.
US Firm Under Investigation For Using Made-in-China Parts in F-35 Components
Why The US Will Not Sell Advanced Fighters To Taiwan
January 11, 2014
Why The US Will Not Sell Advanced Fighters To Taiwan
Since the 1990s, the U.S.has consistently prioritized its relationship with China over selling F-16s or F-35s to Taiwan.
Why The US Will Not Sell Advanced Fighters To Taiwan
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