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US Christens 2 <i>Virginia</i>-Class  Nuclear-Powered Attack Submarines
October 23, 2018
US Christens 2 Virginia-Class Nuclear-Powered Attack Submarines
The U.S. Navy’s latest two nuclear-powered attack submarines were christened on October 20.
US Christens 2 Virginia-Class Nuclear-Powered Attack Submarines
What’s Next for Thailand’s New Mini-Submarine Quest?
October 22, 2018
What’s Next for Thailand’s New Mini-Submarine Quest?
While it is still early days, Bangkok has shown some signs of making inroads.
What’s Next for Thailand’s New Mini-Submarine Quest?
Naval Visit Spotlights Indonesia-Philippines Maritime Ties
October 22, 2018
Naval Visit Spotlights Indonesia-Philippines Maritime Ties
A recent interaction highlighted the ongoing activity in this aspect of the relationship.
Naval Visit Spotlights Indonesia-Philippines Maritime Ties
Can the New China-India Thaw Last?
October 19, 2018
Can the New China-India Thaw Last?
Despite India’s recent seeking of friendlier ties with Beijing, the future prospects for relations remain uncertain.
Can the New China-India Thaw Last?
A First: China, EU Launch New Combined Military Exercise
October 18, 2018
A First: China, EU Launch New Combined Military Exercise
The new development merits attention given its broader geopolitical significance.
A First: China, EU Launch New Combined Military Exercise
China Test Fires Supersonic Cruise Missile
October 18, 2018
China Test Fires Supersonic Cruise Missile
A Chinese company claimed on 15 October that it had successfully tested a new supersonic cruise missile intended for export.
China Test Fires Supersonic Cruise Missile
Russia to Deliver S-400 Air Defense Systems to India Within 2 Years
October 17, 2018
Russia to Deliver S-400 Air Defense Systems to India Within 2 Years
India is expected to receive its new S-400 air defense systems within two years, according to a senior Russian defense official.
Russia to Deliver S-400 Air Defense Systems to India Within 2 Years
China to Unveil New Stealth Bomber During Military Parade in 2019
October 17, 2018
China to Unveil New Stealth Bomber During Military Parade in 2019
China may reveal the new stealth aircraft to the public for the first time in 2019, according to reports.
China to Unveil New Stealth Bomber During Military Parade in 2019
Joint Military Exercise Highlights Five Power Defense Agreements
October 17, 2018
Joint Military Exercise Highlights Five Power Defense Agreements
Drills spotlight the FPDA and ongoing efforts to bolster it to respond to ongoing security challenges.
Joint Military Exercise Highlights Five Power Defense Agreements
Russia’s 5th Generation Stealth Fighter Jet to Be Delivered to Russian Air Force in 2019
October 17, 2018
Russia’s 5th Generation Stealth Fighter Jet to Be Delivered to Russian Air Force in 2019
According to Russia’s deputy defense minister, Su-57 aircraft will be delivered to the Russian Air Force by late 2019.
Russia’s 5th Generation Stealth Fighter Jet to Be Delivered to Russian Air Force in 2019
China’s New Attack Helicopter Is Ready for Serial Production
October 16, 2018
China’s New Attack Helicopter Is Ready for Serial Production
The export version of China’s Harbin Z-19E is ready to start batch production, according to a report.
China’s New Attack Helicopter Is Ready for Serial Production
Japan-India Maritime Exercise 2018: Operational Clarity, Strategic Confusion?
October 16, 2018
Japan-India Maritime Exercise 2018: Operational Clarity, Strategic Confusion?
While New Delhi’s desire to cultivate closer defense ties with Tokyo is clear, its overall strategic approach is much less so.
Japan-India Maritime Exercise 2018: Operational Clarity, Strategic Confusion?
Air Force Exercise Puts Brunei-Singapore Defense Ties into Focus
October 16, 2018
Air Force Exercise Puts Brunei-Singapore Defense Ties into Focus
Both sides held the latest iteration of Exercise Airguard earlier this month.
Air Force Exercise Puts Brunei-Singapore Defense Ties into Focus
AN/SPY-6 Ballistic Missile Defense Radar Successfully Tracks Multiple Targets Through Intercept
October 16, 2018
AN/SPY-6 Ballistic Missile Defense Radar Successfully Tracks Multiple Targets Through Intercept
The SPY-6 continues to see testing and development.
AN/SPY-6 Ballistic Missile Defense Radar Successfully Tracks Multiple Targets Through Intercept
Japan Moves Ahead With Procurement of 9 E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Aircraft
October 16, 2018
Japan Moves Ahead With Procurement of 9 E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Aircraft
Japan has made a final decision to buy 9 E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Aircraft from the United States.
Japan Moves Ahead With Procurement of 9 E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Aircraft
Nearly 10 Percent of the US F-22 Inventory Was Damaged or Destroyed in Hurricane Michael
October 15, 2018
Nearly 10 Percent of the US F-22 Inventory Was Damaged or Destroyed in Hurricane Michael
The bulk of the damaged F-22s may be training units.
Nearly 10 Percent of the US F-22 Inventory Was Damaged or Destroyed in Hurricane Michael
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