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India Makes $800 Million Advance Payment for Russian S-400 Air Defense Systems
November 20, 2019

India Makes $800 Million Advance Payment for Russian S-400 Air Defense Systems

By Franz-Stefan Gady
According to the Russian president, the missile systems will be delivered to India on schedule.

India Test Fires Agni-II Nuclear Capable Medium-Range Ballistic Missile
November 20, 2019

India Test Fires Agni-II Nuclear Capable Medium-Range Ballistic Missile

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The test was reportedly conducted at night on November 16.
What’s in the New Philippines-Brunei TOR on Defense Cooperation?
November 18, 2019

What’s in the New Philippines-Brunei TOR on Defense Cooperation?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A closer look at what a recent development might mean for the wider defense relationship.

Tiger Triumph: US-India Military Relations Get More Complex
November 15, 2019

Tiger Triumph: US-India Military Relations Get More Complex

By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
A new exercise has reinforced the trend of deepening defense collaboration between the two sides.

Australia’s Largest Warships Achieve Final Operational Capability
November 15, 2019

Australia’s Largest Warships Achieve Final Operational Capability

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The Royal Australian Navy’s two Canberra-class landing helicopter dock ships have achieved final operational capability.

U.S. Navy’s First Ford-Class Carrier May Not Deploy Until 2024
November 15, 2019

U.S. Navy’s First Ford-Class Carrier May Not Deploy Until 2024

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The new aircraft carrier may not be ready to deploy until 2024, according to recent congressional testimony.

General Dynamics to Begin Construction of First Columbia-Class Ballistic Missile Sub in 2020
November 15, 2019

General Dynamics to Begin Construction of First Columbia-Class Ballistic Missile Sub in 2020

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Construction of the first-of-class Columbia could begin in late 2020, according to the CEO of General Dynamics.
Defense Minister Visit Highlights Singapore-Brunei Security Collaboration
November 14, 2019

Defense Minister Visit Highlights Singapore-Brunei Security Collaboration

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A recent interaction spotlighted the defense aspect of the bilateral relationship.

Russia: Avangard Hypersonic Warhead to Enter Service in Coming Weeks
November 14, 2019

Russia: Avangard Hypersonic Warhead to Enter Service in Coming Weeks

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The Russian Strategic Missile Force will receive the first two ICBMs fitted with the Avangard warhead in late November or early December.

Australia’s Third Air Warfare Destroyer Completes Sea Trials
November 13, 2019

Australia’s Third Air Warfare Destroyer Completes Sea Trials

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The newest Hobart-class destroyer has successfully completed sea trials in November, according to Australia’s defense minister.

Japan Places Follow-on Order for Joint Strike Missiles
November 13, 2019

Japan Places Follow-on Order for Joint Strike Missiles

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The Japanese government has awarded Norway’s Kongsberg a follow-on contract to supply additional Joint Strike Missiles.
Joint Military Exercise Puts Malaysia Defense Policy into Focus
November 13, 2019

Joint Military Exercise Puts Malaysia Defense Policy into Focus

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The recent engagement highlighted some of the ongoing activity underway with respect to the Southeast Asian state’s defense policy.

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