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Japan Cuts One Aegis Ashore Site Amid Sustained Local Opposition
May 07, 2020

Japan Cuts One Aegis Ashore Site Amid Sustained Local Opposition

By Ankit Panda
Japanese authorities will survey new candidate sites nearby.
US Army Conducts Third Test of Precision Strike Missile
May 06, 2020

US Army Conducts Third Test of Precision Strike Missile

By Ankit Panda
The test validated the missile’s performance at short ranges.

Will Vietnam Lease Cam Ranh Bay to the United States?
May 06, 2020

Will Vietnam Lease Cam Ranh Bay to the United States?

By Carl Thayer
Is there any meat to the rumors that Vietnam would lease Cam Ranh Bay to the United States?

Japan’s Gradual Shift Toward Space Security
May 06, 2020

Japan’s Gradual Shift Toward Space Security

By Sam Wilson
Japan’s interest in military space activities will likely continue.

Reviewing Vietnam’s ‘Struggle’ Options in the South China Sea
May 05, 2020

Reviewing Vietnam’s ‘Struggle’ Options in the South China Sea

By Derek Grossman
What are Hanoi’s options to push back on Beijing?
India-Russia Defense Ties Amid COVID-19
May 01, 2020

India-Russia Defense Ties Amid COVID-19

By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
Despite kind words, cooperation, and defense ties, there are longer term difficulties in the India-Russia relationship that are unlikely to be easy to resolve. 

US Approves Two Possible Attack Helicopter Sales for Philippines
May 01, 2020

US Approves Two Possible Attack Helicopter Sales for Philippines

By Ankit Panda
The Philippines armed forces will consider the AH-64E or the AH-1Z.
New US Navy Carrier Inquiry Suggests Tough Scrutiny of Admirals
April 30, 2020

New US Navy Carrier Inquiry Suggests Tough Scrutiny of Admirals

By Associated Press
The U.S. Navy is widening its investigation into the coronavirus crisis aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt.

US Navy Accepts Delivery of USS Zumwalt Next-Generation Destroyer
April 29, 2020

US Navy Accepts Delivery of USS Zumwalt Next-Generation Destroyer

By Ankit Panda
The U.S. Navy has accepted delivery of the lead ship of the Zumwalt-class.

Pakistan’s New Midget Submarine: Emerging Challenge to India in the Arabian Sea
April 29, 2020

Pakistan’s New Midget Submarine: Emerging Challenge to India in the Arabian Sea

By Prakash Panneerselvam
What will Pakistan’s new indigenous midget submarine bring to its naval capabilities?

The PLAN’s Renhai-Class Cruiser and the Future of Anti-Access and Area Denial
April 29, 2020

The PLAN’s Renhai-Class Cruiser and the Future of Anti-Access and Area Denial

By Zachary Williams
China’s next-generation cruiser will change the nature of military competition in Asia’s disputed waters.
US Navy Destroyer Returning to Port with Coronavirus Outbreak
April 29, 2020

US Navy Destroyer Returning to Port with Coronavirus Outbreak

By Steven Stashwick
USS Kidd reports 47 COVID-19 cases as U.S. Navy operations across Pacific are impacted by virus.

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