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U.S. Marines Planning Three Specialized Units for Island Fighting
February 10, 2021

U.S. Marines Planning Three Specialized Units for Island Fighting

By Steven Stashwick
Littoral Combat Regiments are intended to seize and set up logistics bases on small islands.
India-US Army Exercises Begins in Indian Border State of Rajasthan
February 08, 2021

India-US Army Exercises Begins in Indian Border State of Rajasthan

By Abhijnan Rej
The 16th edition of Yudh Abhyas is the third time in the last four months that Indian and U.S. militaries have exercised together.

US Destroyer Conducts FONOP in South China Sea
February 06, 2021

US Destroyer Conducts FONOP in South China Sea

By Abhijnan Rej
USS John S. McCain had also transited through the Taiwan Strait on February 4.

The US Doesn’t Need to Worry About Japan (or Any Other Ally) Going Nuclear
February 05, 2021

The US Doesn’t Need to Worry About Japan (or Any Other Ally) Going Nuclear

By Gregory Kulacki
No U.S. ally is going to become the next North Korea. That’s a thin excuse for a new U.S. nuclear buildup.

Amid China Concerns, India Boosts Defense Budget
February 04, 2021

Amid China Concerns, India Boosts Defense Budget

By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
The budget growth, clearly aimed at countering the challenge along the Sino-Indian border, is still marginal.
Australia to Boost its Naval Arsenal to Counter China
January 28, 2021

Australia to Boost its Naval Arsenal to Counter China

By Steven Stashwick
Government announces $1 billion investment in new missiles, mine sweepers.

Fiction and Consequences: War in Art and the Art of War
January 27, 2021

Fiction and Consequences: War in Art and the Art of War

By Jacob Parakilas
When it comes to depictions of the future of war, art doesn’t have to be particularly sophisticated to say something worth thinking about.
Japan’s Arms Exports: A Prudent Possibility Amid Enduring Challenges
January 26, 2021

Japan’s Arms Exports: A Prudent Possibility Amid Enduring Challenges

By John Wright
Japan needs to urgently address key structural problems in order to build an export-driven defense industry.

An Inoffensive Quest: Can Japan’s Defense Exports Take Off?
January 26, 2021

An Inoffensive Quest: Can Japan’s Defense Exports Take Off?

By John Wright
Japan’s quest for an arms manufacturing industry is intimately linked with its self-perception as a “normal” power. How has it fared so far?

Quad Plus Canada Participate in Anti-Sub War Exercise
January 22, 2021

Quad Plus Canada Participate in Anti-Sub War Exercise

By Abhijnan Rej
Sea Dragon is likely to bother China – and not just because of the moniker.

Are Hypersonic Weapons All Hype?
January 19, 2021

Are Hypersonic Weapons All Hype?

By Robert Farley
To say hypersonics aren’t revolutionary is hardly to say that they’re irrelevant.
India Develops Indigenous 9 MM Machine Pistol
January 14, 2021

India Develops Indigenous 9 MM Machine Pistol

By Abhijnan Rej
The announcement comes amid a further push for defense manufacturing by the Modi government.

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