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
Why Do Fighter Aircraft Cost So Much?
January 11, 2014
Why Do Fighter Aircraft Cost So Much?
Are there good reasons for fighters being as pricey as they are?
Why Do Fighter Aircraft Cost So Much?
Will the F-35 Live Up to the Hype?
January 04, 2014
Will the F-35 Live Up to the Hype?
Interservice and multi-national rivalries could undermine the Joint Strike Fighter. Then again, we may never know.
Will the F-35 Live Up to the Hype?
UAVs and the F-35: Partners in Air Power?
January 03, 2014
UAVs and the F-35: Partners in Air Power?
What role will drones play in planning for high intensity war in the Pacific?
UAVs and the F-35: Partners in Air Power?
F-35, Osprey Enhanced by Japan’s National Security Strategy
December 18, 2013
F-35, Osprey Enhanced by Japan’s National Security Strategy
Japan’s first national security strategy outlines goals that U.S. defense technology will be crucial for achieving.
F-35, Osprey Enhanced by Japan’s National Security Strategy
South Korea to Go “All In” on F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
November 20, 2013
South Korea to Go “All In” on F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
Plus, the Navy’s top officer is only slightly worried about sequester’s impact on the pivot. Wednesday defense links.
South Korea to Go “All In” on F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
South Korea Eyes F-35 Fighter Jets
October 25, 2013
South Korea Eyes F-35 Fighter Jets
Plus, can the U.S. build an effective Pacific strategy for the 21st Century? Thursday defense links.
South Korea Eyes F-35 Fighter Jets
US Air Force Embraces Sequestration and Asia
October 04, 2013
US Air Force Embraces Sequestration and Asia
Every problem represents an opportunity. For the USAF, the sequester problem is being used to pivot to Asia.
US Air Force Embraces Sequestration and Asia
October 03, 2013
Iran Claims It Can Build Aircraft Carriers, Unmanned Subs
Plus, Russia is set to overtake the UK and Japan as third largest defense spender. Thursday defense links.
Iran Claims It Can Build Aircraft Carriers, Unmanned Subs
September 27, 2013
China Says J-31 Fighter Will Compete With F-35 for Sales
A PLAN official says China’s Shenyang J-31 fifth generation fighter is meant only for export.
China Says J-31 Fighter Will Compete With F-35 for Sales
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