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Growing Russia-India-China Tensions: Splits in the RIC Strategic Triangle?
March 17, 2020

Growing Russia-India-China Tensions: Splits in the RIC Strategic Triangle?

By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
There are growing tensions in New Delhi’s engagement within this arrangement and its other alignments.
Lockheed Martin Conducts Second Flight Test of Precision Strike Missile
March 17, 2020

Lockheed Martin Conducts Second Flight Test of Precision Strike Missile

By Ankit Panda
The test marks the second successful one for Lockheed’s PRsM.

US Surveillance Aircraft Participate in Australian Fleet Certification Period Tasks
March 17, 2020

US Surveillance Aircraft Participate in Australian Fleet Certification Period Tasks

By Ankit Panda
Last month, the two sides also carried out air force humanitarian drills.

What’s in the First Russia-Indonesia Joint Navy Exercise Chatter?
March 17, 2020

What’s in the First Russia-Indonesia Joint Navy Exercise Chatter?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A closer look at a potential first for defense ties.

Japan-Vietnam Defense Ties in the Headlines With Naval Shipbuilding Cooperation
March 16, 2020

Japan-Vietnam Defense Ties in the Headlines With Naval Shipbuilding Cooperation

By Prashanth Parameswaran
An engagement this month spotlighted ongoing collaboration between the two sides in the security domain.
Russia to Lay Down Additional Project 22350 Stealth Frigates
March 14, 2020

Russia to Lay Down Additional Project 22350 Stealth Frigates

By Franz-Stefan Gady
St. Petersburg-based Severnaya shipyard will lay down another batch of Project 22350, according to the Russian deputy defense minister.

Japan Yet to Make Decision on Next-Generation Fighter Aircraft Partnership
March 14, 2020

Japan Yet to Make Decision on Next-Generation Fighter Aircraft Partnership

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Discussions with both the United Kingdom and the United States are continuing, according to the Japanese Ministry of Defense.
New Delivery Highlights Malaysia-France Artillery Deal
March 13, 2020

New Delivery Highlights Malaysia-France Artillery Deal

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The first of several artillery systems were delivered to the Southeast Asian state last month.

Russia Takes Delivery of New S-400 Air Defense System Regiment
March 12, 2020

Russia Takes Delivery of New S-400 Air Defense System Regiment

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Almaz-Antey Group delivered the year’s first S-400 regimental set to the Russian armed forces earlier this month.

Russia to Test Fire Tsirkon Hypersonic Missile From Yasen-Class Submarine
March 12, 2020

Russia to Test Fire Tsirkon Hypersonic Missile From Yasen-Class Submarine

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The launch will reportedly take place as part of the Tsirkon missile’s state trials.

US Navy May Not Buy More Ford-Class Aircraft Carriers
March 11, 2020

US Navy May Not Buy More Ford-Class Aircraft Carriers

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The service may cap the number of Ford-class carriers at four.
US Navy Re-examining the Future of the Aircraft Carrier
March 11, 2020

US Navy Re-examining the Future of the Aircraft Carrier

By Steven Stashwick
A new study is looking at both platforms and planes, and the Navy may cut the number of new Ford-class carriers.

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