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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.
China and India Top Asian Military Spending, Figure in World Top 3 With US
April 28, 2020

China and India Top Asian Military Spending, Figure in World Top 3 With US

By Ankit Panda
The two Asian giants took the second and third place in global defense spending for the first time.

Missile Investments Are Needed to Meet China’s Nuclear Challenge
April 25, 2020

Missile Investments Are Needed to Meet China’s Nuclear Challenge

By Richard D. Fisher, Jr.
Convincing China to agree to nuclear limitation agreements will require investments in American forces.

Taiwan President Apologizes After 28 Navy Sailors Infected in COVID-19 Cluster
April 22, 2020

Taiwan President Apologizes After 28 Navy Sailors Infected in COVID-19 Cluster

By Nick Aspinwall
Tsai Ing-wen vowed an investigation into Taiwan’s military, which lawmakers suspect failed to report COVID-19 cases on board a vessel returning from Palau.

US Air Force Selects Raytheon to Build Nuclear-Capable Long-Range Standoff Missile
April 21, 2020

US Air Force Selects Raytheon to Build Nuclear-Capable Long-Range Standoff Missile

By Ankit Panda
Raytheon will be the sole contractor on the long-range standoff weapon.
Next RQ-4 Global Hawk Drones Arrive in South Korea
April 20, 2020

Next RQ-4 Global Hawk Drones Arrive in South Korea

By Ankit Panda
The U.S. ambassador to South Korea made the announcement on Twitter.

How a Myanmar Coast Guard Will Contribute to Coastal Stability
April 17, 2020

How a Myanmar Coast Guard Will Contribute to Coastal Stability

By Michael van Ginkel
Myanmar's nonstate actors are taking to the seas, increasing the need for a functional coast guard.
US Space Command: Russia Tested Direct Ascent Anti-Satellite Weapon
April 17, 2020

US Space Command: Russia Tested Direct Ascent Anti-Satellite Weapon

By Ankit Panda
The test did not involve the destruction of a satellite target.

Delivery of Rafale Fighters to India Likely Delayed Due COVID-19
April 15, 2020

Delivery of Rafale Fighters to India Likely Delayed Due COVID-19

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The delivery of the first batch of Rafale fighter jets to the Indian Air Force will likely be delayed by three months, according to Indian defense sources.

US State Department Clears Lightweight Torpedo, Harpoon Missile Sales to India
April 15, 2020

US State Department Clears Lightweight Torpedo, Harpoon Missile Sales to India

By Franz-Stefan Gady
India is slated to receive 16 MK 54 lightweight torpedoes and ten Harpoon Block II air-launched missiles for its latest maritime patrol aircraft.

New Offshore Patrol Vessel Commissioning Puts Philippines Coast Guard in the Headlines
April 14, 2020

New Offshore Patrol Vessel Commissioning Puts Philippines Coast Guard in the Headlines

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Earlier this week, Manila officially commissioned another key vessel into the PCG’s fleet.
Commissioning of Russia’s First Upgraded Borei-Class Ballistic Missile Sub Delayed
April 13, 2020

Commissioning of Russia’s First Upgraded Borei-Class Ballistic Missile Sub Delayed

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The Knyaz Vladimir is expected to be delivered to Russia’s Northern Fleet by the end of June.

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