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Franz-Stefan Gady

Franz-Stefan Gady

Franz-Stefan Gady is an Associate Editor with The Diplomat.

His interests include civil-military relations, revolution in military affairs, and cyber diplomacy.

He also is a Senior Fellow with the EastWest Institute where he edits the Policy Innovation Blog. Franz-Stefan has 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, The National Interest, Vice News, The Middle East Eye, The Christian Science Monitor, Profil, Der Standard, and Die Presse among other publications.

Franz-Stefan also has provided expert commentary for Asia News Weekly, Al Jazeera AmericaChannel News AsiaCCTV, The Financial TimesPBSVoice of America, Radio France, SCPR, and ORF among others.

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India to Launch 2nd Strategic Nuclear Sub by End of 2017
October 18, 2017
India to Launch 2nd Strategic Nuclear Sub by End of 2017
India’s second ballistic nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine will be likely launched this November or December.
India to Launch 2nd Strategic Nuclear Sub by End of 2017
South Korea: Induction of New Battle Tank Delayed By 3 Years
October 17, 2017
South Korea: Induction of New Battle Tank Delayed By 3 Years
The production of additional K2 main battle tanks has been delayed by three years due to technical issues.
South Korea: Induction of New Battle Tank Delayed By 3 Years
Russia’s Navy to Get 10 Upgraded Sub-Killer Helicopters Per Year
October 17, 2017
Russia’s Navy to Get 10 Upgraded Sub-Killer Helicopters Per Year
The Russian Navy is expected to receive over 40 upgraded anti-submarine warfare helicopters in the coming years.
Russia’s Navy to Get 10 Upgraded Sub-Killer Helicopters Per Year
US Navy Christens Most Advanced Attack Sub Ever
October 17, 2017
US Navy Christens Most Advanced Attack Sub Ever
The U.S. Navy’s newest Virginia-class nuclear attack submarine was christened on October 14.
US Navy Christens Most Advanced Attack Sub Ever
India, Russia to Kick Off Major Military Exercise This Week
October 17, 2017
India, Russia to Kick Off Major Military Exercise This Week
The 2017 joint Indo-Russian military drill will include army, navy, and air force elements for the first time.
India, Russia to Kick Off Major Military Exercise This Week
India Commissions New Sub-Killer Stealth Warship
October 17, 2017
India Commissions New Sub-Killer Stealth Warship
The third out of a class of four anti-submarine warfare stealth corvettes was commissioned into the Indian Navy this week.
India Commissions New Sub-Killer Stealth Warship
US, ROK Navies Hold Military Drill off Korean Peninsula
October 16, 2017
US, ROK Navies Hold Military Drill off Korean Peninsula
The naval exercise involves a U.S. carrier strike group and some of South Korea’s most advanced surface warships.
US, ROK Navies Hold Military Drill off Korean Peninsula
US, Japan, South Korea Conduct Nighttime Air Exercise
October 13, 2017
US, Japan, South Korea Conduct Nighttime Air Exercise
US strategic bombers for the first time carried out a nighttime training mission with Japanese, ROK fighter Jets near Sea of Japan.
US, Japan, South Korea Conduct Nighttime Air Exercise
China Confirms Deployment of New Light Tank
October 12, 2017
China Confirms Deployment of New Light Tank
The Chinese military has officially acknowledged the induction of a new light main battle tank.
China Confirms Deployment of New Light Tank
Would China and Russia Support a North Korean Insurgency?
October 12, 2017
Would China and Russia Support a North Korean Insurgency?
It likely depends on North Korea’s use of weapons of mass destruction in a conflict with the U.S. and South Korea.
Would China and Russia Support a North Korean Insurgency?
Russia Cuts Funds for Aircraft Carrier Modernization
October 11, 2017
Russia Cuts Funds for Aircraft Carrier Modernization
The overhaul of Russia’s sole aircraft carrier is reportedly affected by budget cuts.
Russia Cuts Funds for Aircraft Carrier Modernization
US Nuclear Sub Armed With Cruise Missiles Arrives in South Korea
October 11, 2017
US Nuclear Sub Armed With Cruise Missiles Arrives in South Korea
A nuclear-powered attack submarine visits the U.S. Navy’s only naval base in mainland Asia.
US Nuclear Sub Armed With Cruise Missiles Arrives in South Korea
Russia Kicks Off Engine Tests For New Supersonic Strategic Bomber
October 11, 2017
Russia Kicks Off Engine Tests For New Supersonic Strategic Bomber
Fitted with a new engine, Russia’s upgraded Tu-160M2 bombers will have an extended operational range.
Russia Kicks Off Engine Tests For New Supersonic Strategic Bomber
US Navy Commissions New Nuclear Attack Submarine
October 10, 2017
US Navy Commissions New Nuclear Attack Submarine
The U.S. Navy's newest Virginia-class submarine was commissioned on October 7.
US Navy Commissions New Nuclear Attack Submarine
Military Stalemate: How North Korea Could Win a War With the US
October 10, 2017
Military Stalemate: How North Korea Could Win a War With the US
It's time to reexamine the assertion that North Korea’s defeat is preordained.
Military Stalemate: How North Korea Could Win a War With the US
Australia’s Future Frigates to Be Fitted With Advanced Missile Defense System
October 05, 2017
Australia’s Future Frigates to Be Fitted With Advanced Missile Defense System
The Royal Australian Navy has selected the Aegis combat management system for its Future Frigates.
Australia’s Future Frigates to Be Fitted With Advanced Missile Defense System
Why Nerds Should Not Be in Charge of War
October 05, 2017
Why Nerds Should Not Be in Charge of War
Be wary of the national security generalist.
Why Nerds Should Not Be in Charge of War
US Clears Sale of Advanced Missiles to Japan
October 05, 2017
US Clears Sale of Advanced Missiles to Japan
US Clears Sale of Advanced Missiles to Japan
Australia’s Government Under Attack Over Submarine Deal
October 04, 2017
Australia’s Government Under Attack Over Submarine Deal
In a new report, experts urge Australian government to drop plans to procure French-made nuclear attack submarines.
Australia’s Government Under Attack Over Submarine Deal
Indonesia-Russia Aircraft Deal to Be Signed in November
October 04, 2017
Indonesia-Russia Aircraft Deal to Be Signed in November
The Indonesian defense minister recently announced that a much anticipated defense deal will finally be concluded this November.
Indonesia-Russia Aircraft Deal to Be Signed in November
Russia’s Future Armor Force Could Be in Trouble
October 04, 2017
Russia’s Future Armor Force Could Be in Trouble
Recent announcements by the Russian Ministry of Defense indicate that Russia’s most ambitious armor program is in trouble.
Russia’s Future Armor Force Could Be in Trouble
Indian Army Delays Induction of New Anti-Tank Guided Missile
October 04, 2017
Indian Army Delays Induction of New Anti-Tank Guided Missile
Indian Army wants more tests before ordering indigenous anti-tank missile.
Indian Army Delays Induction of New Anti-Tank Guided Missile
Australia to Buy Precision-Guided Glide Bombs For F-35 Stealth Fighters
October 03, 2017
Australia to Buy Precision-Guided Glide Bombs For F-35 Stealth Fighters
The U.S. State Department recently approved a possible sale of precision-guided glide bombs to Australia.
Australia to Buy Precision-Guided Glide Bombs For F-35 Stealth Fighters
China’s First 5th Generation Fighter Jet Is Operational
October 02, 2017
China’s First 5th Generation Fighter Jet Is Operational
China’s first stealth fighter has been officially commissioned into military service.
China’s First 5th Generation Fighter Jet Is Operational
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