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Where Is Defense Reform in Malaysia Headed?
July 07, 2020

Where Is Defense Reform in Malaysia Headed?

By Nik Mohamed Rashid Nik Zurin and Ivy Kwek
Malaysia’s planned defense reforms need implementing.
Australia’s 2020 Defense Strategic Update and Force Structure Plan: A Paradigm Shift
July 07, 2020

Australia’s 2020 Defense Strategic Update and Force Structure Plan: A Paradigm Shift

By Ankit Panda
Australia is setting its sights on big defense expenditures over the coming decade to support a more active defense concept.

Australia Plans $190 Billion Defense Boost Over Decade
July 02, 2020

Australia Plans $190 Billion Defense Boost Over Decade

By Associated Press
Prime Minister Scott Morrison warned that the post-pandemic world will become more dangerous.

Enhanced Patriot Advanced Capability 3 Interceptor Successfully Tested
June 30, 2020

Enhanced Patriot Advanced Capability 3 Interceptor Successfully Tested

By Ankit Panda
The test took place in New Mexico.

Indian Army Chief Visits Troops Near Troubled China Border
June 26, 2020

Indian Army Chief Visits Troops Near Troubled China Border

By Ashok Sharma and Aijaz Hussain
General M.M. Naravane traveled to the Ladakh region, where 20 Indian soldiers were killed in a recent skirmish.
Japan Suspends Aegis Ashore Missile Defense Plans. What Happens Now?
June 23, 2020

Japan Suspends Aegis Ashore Missile Defense Plans. What Happens Now?

By Ankit Panda
Tokyo scraps plans for two expensive missile defense installations. Will another system replace Aegis Ashore?

South Korean Defense Minister Emphasizes Increased Spending on Indigenous Defense Manufacturers
June 16, 2020

South Korean Defense Minister Emphasizes Increased Spending on Indigenous Defense Manufacturers

By Ankit Panda
The economic difficulties arising from the pandemic have the South Korean government looking for ways to bolster the national defense industry.
Japan to Scrap Costly Land-Based US Missile Defense System
June 16, 2020

Japan to Scrap Costly Land-Based US Missile Defense System

By Associated Press
Japan’s Defense Ministry announced it would drop plans to deploy the Aegis Ashore system, citing safety concerns.

The Case for US-Japan Space Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific
June 16, 2020

The Case for US-Japan Space Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific

By Taro Sato
To combat China's space ambitions, Japan and the U.S. need a coordinated, regional approach.

India and Australia’s ‘Shared Vision’: Setting the Stage for Indo-Pacific Maritime Security Engagement
June 11, 2020

India and Australia’s ‘Shared Vision’: Setting the Stage for Indo-Pacific Maritime Security Engagement

By Ankush Wagle
We are seeing the first steps toward a deeper India-Australia maritime security partnership in the Indo-Pacific.

Will Philippine Coast Guard’s New Leadership Mean New Priorities? 
June 09, 2020

Will Philippine Coast Guard’s New Leadership Mean New Priorities? 

By Jay Tristan Tarriela
Looking at the possible impact of the departure of Admiral Joel Garcia on Philippine maritime security.
US Air Force’s F-15E Completes Certification to Deliver B61-12 Nuclear Weapon
June 09, 2020

US Air Force’s F-15E Completes Certification to Deliver B61-12 Nuclear Weapon

By Ankit Panda
The improved, guided gravity bomb is slated to undergo certification for other aircraft, including the F-35A.

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