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India’s Advanced Air Defense Interceptor Shoots Down Ballistic Missile Target in Test
August 03, 2018
India’s Advanced Air Defense Interceptor Shoots Down Ballistic Missile Target in Test
In a first, the AAD interceptor successfully sought out and destroyed its target amid multiple electronically simulated dummy warheads used as decoys.
India’s Advanced Air Defense Interceptor Shoots Down Ballistic Missile Target in Test
Will Japan and the UK Collaborate on Sixth-Generation Tempest Future Fighter Aircraft?
August 02, 2018
Will Japan and the UK Collaborate on Sixth-Generation Tempest Future Fighter Aircraft?
Japan and the United Kingdom are exploring options to collaborate on a new advanced stealth fighter jet.
Will Japan and the UK Collaborate on Sixth-Generation Tempest Future Fighter Aircraft?
China Launches 14th Type 052D Guided Missile Destroyer
August 02, 2018
China Launches 14th Type 052D Guided Missile Destroyer
A Chinese shipyard has launched a new stretched variant of the Type 052 Guided Missile Destroyer in early July.
China Launches 14th Type 052D Guided Missile Destroyer
Fighter Jet Challenge Spotlights Russia-Malaysia Defense Relations
August 02, 2018
Fighter Jet Challenge Spotlights Russia-Malaysia Defense Relations
The Southeast Asian state continues to grapple with longstanding issues on this front, with significant effects for its defense modernization.
Fighter Jet Challenge Spotlights Russia-Malaysia Defense Relations
Russian Navy Commissions New Stealth Frigate
August 01, 2018
Russian Navy Commissions New Stealth Frigate
The Russian Navy has commissioned its first Project 22350 guided missile frigate into service on July 28.
Russian Navy Commissions New Stealth Frigate
Japan Launches New Guided Missile Destroyer Capable of Ballistic Missile Defense
August 01, 2018
Japan Launches New Guided Missile Destroyer Capable of Ballistic Missile Defense
Japan Marine United launched the first of two improved guided missile destroyers earlier this week.
Japan Launches New Guided Missile Destroyer Capable of Ballistic Missile Defense
Strategic Trade Authorization: A Fillip for India's 'Major Defense Partner' Status with the US
August 01, 2018
Strategic Trade Authorization: A Fillip for India's 'Major Defense Partner' Status with the US
The Trump administration's Indo-Pacific strategy keeps its eyes on India.
Strategic Trade Authorization: A Fillip for India's 'Major Defense Partner' Status with the US
Russia Will Not Mass-Produce T-14 Armata Main Battle Tank
August 01, 2018
Russia Will Not Mass-Produce T-14 Armata Main Battle Tank
Given the high price tag of Russia’s new main battle tank, the Russian military is looking for cheaper alternatives.
Russia Will Not Mass-Produce T-14 Armata Main Battle Tank
Russia’s Aircraft Carrier to Enter 7-Month Trials Following Overhaul
July 31, 2018
Russia’s Aircraft Carrier to Enter 7-Month Trials Following Overhaul
A senior Russian official also recently said that the focus of repairs to Russia’s aircraft carrier will be on its engines, propulsion system, and electronics.
Russia’s Aircraft Carrier to Enter 7-Month Trials Following Overhaul
Australia’s Second Air-Warfare Destroyer Handed Over to Department of Defense
July 31, 2018
Australia’s Second Air-Warfare Destroyer Handed Over to Department of Defense
Australia’s second future air warfare destroyer was officially handed over to the Department of Defense on July 27.
Australia’s Second Air-Warfare Destroyer Handed Over to Department of Defense
What’s Next for China-Indonesia Military Ties?
July 31, 2018
What’s Next for China-Indonesia Military Ties?
A closer look at the status of defense ties between Jakarta and Beijing.
What’s Next for China-Indonesia Military Ties?
India’s China Challenge in Africa
July 31, 2018
India’s China Challenge in Africa
Modi’s recent foray to African states exposes both the opportunities and challenges for New Delhi in the continent relative to Beijing’s ongoing efforts there.
India’s China Challenge in Africa
Japan Selects Lockheed Martin Solid State Radar for New Ballistic Missile Defense Systems
July 31, 2018
Japan Selects Lockheed Martin Solid State Radar for New Ballistic Missile Defense Systems
Japan’s picked a new $1.2 billion radar for its two ground-based Aegis ballistic missile defense sites.
Japan Selects Lockheed Martin Solid State Radar for New Ballistic Missile Defense Systems
What’s Next for the Philippines’ New Anti-Submarine Helicopters?
July 30, 2018
What’s Next for the Philippines’ New Anti-Submarine Helicopters?
A closer look at the status of a key item of the Southeast Asian state’s defense modernization.
What’s Next for the Philippines’ New Anti-Submarine Helicopters?
Thailand’s Navy to Get Five New Patrol Vessels
July 30, 2018
Thailand’s Navy to Get Five New Patrol Vessels
The RTN continues its longstanding effort to modernize its capabilities despite lingering challenges.
Thailand’s Navy to Get Five New Patrol Vessels
China to Test Fire New S-400 Missile Air Defense System in July or August
July 27, 2018
China to Test Fire New S-400 Missile Air Defense System in July or August
China plans to carry out the first live fire test of its latest missile air defense system in the coming days.
China to Test Fire New S-400 Missile Air Defense System in July or August
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