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Franz-Stefan Gady

Franz-Stefan Gady

Franz-Stefan Gady is a Columnist with The Diplomat. Follow him on Twitter.

Franz-Stefan Gady is a Fellow with the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London and a columnist for The Diplomat. He is the author of a number of monographs and book chapters on Asian and European security issues.

Franz-Stefan was a Senior Editor with The Diplomat. He has also reported from a wide range of countries and conflict zones including Afghanistan, Iraq, and Pakistan. His writing and photos have appeared in The International New York Times, BBC News, Foreign Affairs Magazine, Foreign Policy, The Christian Science Monitor, and Slate among other publications.

His analysis has been featured in The Financial Times and The Wallstreet Journal, and on Al Jazeera and PBSamong others.

Follow him on Twitter.

Posts by Franz-Stefan Gady
April 15, 2020

Delivery of Rafale Fighters to India Likely Delayed Due COVID-19

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The delivery of the first batch of Rafale fighter jets to the Indian Air Force will likely be delayed by three months, according to Indian defense sources.

April 15, 2020

US State Department Clears Lightweight Torpedo, Harpoon Missile Sales to India

By Franz-Stefan Gady
India is slated to receive 16 MK 54 lightweight torpedoes and ten Harpoon Block II air-launched missiles for its latest maritime patrol aircraft.
April 13, 2020

US Navy Reports First COVID-19 Death of USS Theodore Roosevelt Crew Member

By Franz-Stefan Gady
A sailor of the coronavirus-infected USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier died Monday.

April 13, 2020

Commissioning of Russia’s First Upgraded Borei-Class Ballistic Missile Sub Delayed

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The Knyaz Vladimir is expected to be delivered to Russia’s Northern Fleet by the end of June.

April 10, 2020

Japan Intercepted Chinese Military Aircraft 675 Times in Fiscal Year 2019

By Franz-Stefan Gady
This marks a six percent increase compared with the same period in fiscal year 2018.

April 09, 2020

US F-22 Fighters Intercept Russian Il-38 Maritime Patrol Aircraft off Alaska

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The Russian aircraft were intercepted entering the Alaskan Air Defense Identification Zone on April 8.
April 09, 2020

US Navy Carrier USS Gerald R. Ford Undergoes Combat Systems Tests

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The aircraft carrier completed tests of vital combat systems during its post-delivery test and trials phase in March and April.

April 08, 2020

MH-60R Helicopters to Begin Flight Trials Aboard Royal Australian Navy’s Largest Warship

By Franz-Stefan Gady
First-of-class flight trials for the service’s new MH-60R helicopters will begin aboard the HMAS Adelaide shortly.

April 08, 2020

Japan’s First Soryu-Class Attack Sub Fitted With Lithium-Ion Batteries Arrives at Homeport

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The new attack submarine arrived at a Japanese naval base in Kure in southwestern Japan on April 7.

April 08, 2020

Interview: Ben Lowsen on Chinese PLA Ground Forces

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Assessing the future trajectory of PLA ground forces development.

April 07, 2020

Russian Navy Stealth Frigate to Test Fire Hypersonic Missile

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The Admiral Gorshkov is slated to continue test firing the 3M-22 Tsirkon anti-ship missile in April or May.
April 07, 2020

South Korea’s Army Plans to Upgrade K1A2 Main Battle Tank

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Upgrade work will reportedly include enhancing the K1A2s situational awareness and protection against enemy anti-tank missiles.

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