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Why the 2018 US-India Air Force Exercises Matter
December 11, 2018
Why the 2018 US-India Air Force Exercises Matter
The 'Cope India' military exercise holds broader significance for the bilateral relationship.
Why the 2018 US-India Air Force Exercises Matter
India, China Resume Annual 'Hand-in-Hand' Military Exercise After One-Year Gap
December 11, 2018
India, China Resume Annual 'Hand-in-Hand' Military Exercise After One-Year Gap
The exercise was suspended in 2017 amid strained bilateral ties after the Doklam standoff.
India, China Resume Annual 'Hand-in-Hand' Military Exercise After One-Year Gap
Brunei-Malaysia Military Ties in Focus With Defense Chief Visit
December 11, 2018
Brunei-Malaysia Military Ties in Focus With Defense Chief Visit
A recent interaction spotlighted the ongoing defense activity between the two countries.
Brunei-Malaysia Military Ties in Focus With Defense Chief Visit
First F-35A Stealth Fighters Arrive in Australia
December 10, 2018
First F-35A Stealth Fighters Arrive in Australia
The Royal Australian Air Force has received its first two F-35A Joint Strike Fighters to be permanently based in Australia.
First F-35A Stealth Fighters Arrive in Australia
India Test Fires Agni-V Nuclear-Capable ICBM
December 10, 2018
India Test Fires Agni-V Nuclear-Capable ICBM
India’s most advanced nuclear-capable ICBM is slated to be inducted into service in the coming months.
India Test Fires Agni-V Nuclear-Capable ICBM
Artillery Drills Spotlights India-Singapore Military Ties
December 08, 2018
Artillery Drills Spotlights India-Singapore Military Ties
The two sides completed the latest iteration of their exercise amid a particularly active few weeks for defense ties.
Artillery Drills Spotlights India-Singapore Military Ties
Russia’s First <i>Yasen-M</i> Attack Sub to Begin State Trials in 2019
December 08, 2018
Russia’s First Yasen-M Attack Sub to Begin State Trials in 2019
The first improved nuclear-powered Yasen-M attack sub will be ready for state trials and live firing tests by summer 2019.
Russia’s First Yasen-M Attack Sub to Begin State Trials in 2019
Russia’s 5th Generation Stealth Fighter Jet to Be Armed With Hypersonic Missiles
December 06, 2018
Russia’s 5th Generation Stealth Fighter Jet to Be Armed With Hypersonic Missiles
Russia’s Su-57 is slated to be armed with a new hypersonic air-to-surface missile.
Russia’s 5th Generation Stealth Fighter Jet to Be Armed With Hypersonic Missiles
Who Postponed the CSTO Summit?
December 06, 2018
Who Postponed the CSTO Summit?
It's a he-said, he-said situation but the meaning is clear: All is not well in the CSTO
Who Postponed the CSTO Summit?
What’s Next for Indonesia-Italy Military Ties?
December 06, 2018
What’s Next for Indonesia-Italy Military Ties?
The latest iteration of a new defense meeting gave a glimpse of some of the ongoing cooperation between both sides.
What’s Next for Indonesia-Italy Military Ties?
Mattis on $5.5.Billion India-Russia S-400 Deal: ‘We’ll Work Everything Out’
December 06, 2018
Mattis on $5.5.Billion India-Russia S-400 Deal: ‘We’ll Work Everything Out’
The U.S. defense secretary expressed confidence that U.S. and India will work out differences centered on CAATSA.
Mattis on $5.5.Billion India-Russia S-400 Deal: ‘We’ll Work Everything Out’
US State Department Approves $561 Million Missile Sale to Japan
December 05, 2018
US State Department Approves $561 Million Missile Sale to Japan
The U.S. Department of State has approved the possible sale of U.S.-made “hit-to-kill” interceptors to Japan.
US State Department Approves $561 Million Missile Sale to Japan
India’s First Homegrown Aircraft Carrier to Begin Sea Trials in 2020
December 04, 2018
India’s First Homegrown Aircraft Carrier to Begin Sea Trials in 2020
India’s first domestically built aircraft carrier is expected to be inducted into the Indian Navy in 2020.
India’s First Homegrown Aircraft Carrier to Begin Sea Trials in 2020
What’s in the New Vietnam-UK Defense Dialogue?
December 04, 2018
What’s in the New Vietnam-UK Defense Dialogue?
A look at what the kickoff of the new interaction means for the broader relationship.
What’s in the New Vietnam-UK Defense Dialogue?
Navy Exercise Highlights Malaysia-Singapore Military Ties
December 04, 2018
Navy Exercise Highlights Malaysia-Singapore Military Ties
Both sides held this year’s iteration of Exercise Malapura.
Navy Exercise Highlights Malaysia-Singapore Military Ties
Russia’s First Upgraded <i>Borei</i>-Class Ballistic Missile Sub Enters Sea Trials
December 04, 2018
Russia’s First Upgraded Borei-Class Ballistic Missile Sub Enters Sea Trials
Sea trials of the first upgraded variant of the Borei-class nuclear missile sub are reportedly underway.
Russia’s First Upgraded Borei-Class Ballistic Missile Sub Enters Sea Trials
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