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India’s Light Combat Helicopter Completes Weapons Trials
January 23, 2019
India’s Light Combat Helicopter Completes Weapons Trials
India’s new light helicopter gunship test fired an air-to-air missile this month, marking the completion of all weapon integration tests.
India’s Light Combat Helicopter Completes Weapons Trials
Vietnam’s Defense Policy of ‘No’ Quietly Saves Room for ‘Yes’  
January 19, 2019
Vietnam’s Defense Policy of ‘No’ Quietly Saves Room for ‘Yes’  
Vietnam is famous for the “Three Nos,” but Hanoi has been flexible in interpreting those in practice.
Vietnam’s Defense Policy of ‘No’ Quietly Saves Room for ‘Yes’  
The Case for Outer Space Cooperation in South Asia
January 18, 2019
The Case for Outer Space Cooperation in South Asia
While the need is clear, realizing such cooperation will mean addressing several key challenges.
The Case for Outer Space Cooperation in South Asia
Japan Intercepts 2 Russian Nuclear-Capable Fighter-Bombers
January 17, 2019
Japan Intercepts 2 Russian Nuclear-Capable Fighter-Bombers
Japanese fighter jets intercepted two Su-24 strike attack aircraft in the Sea of Japan on January 16.
Japan Intercepts 2 Russian Nuclear-Capable Fighter-Bombers
Report: China Completes User Trials of S-400 Air Defense System
January 17, 2019
Report: China Completes User Trials of S-400 Air Defense System
China has conducted a second successful test firing of its new S-400 air defense system, according to a Russian source.
Report: China Completes User Trials of S-400 Air Defense System
South Korea to Receive First Two F-35A Stealth Fighters by the End of March
January 17, 2019
South Korea to Receive First Two F-35A Stealth Fighters by the End of March
The two aircraft are expected to be operationally deployed in April or May 2019.
South Korea to Receive First Two F-35A Stealth Fighters by the End of March
Serial Production of Russia’s Su-57 Stealth Fighter Delayed Until at Least 2020
January 17, 2019
Serial Production of Russia’s Su-57 Stealth Fighter Delayed Until at Least 2020
Russia will not buy the Su-57 in serial configuration before 2020, according to a Russian aviation industry source.
Serial Production of Russia’s Su-57 Stealth Fighter Delayed Until at Least 2020
Singapore-New Zealand Defense Ties in Focus With Military Exercise
January 16, 2019
Singapore-New Zealand Defense Ties in Focus With Military Exercise
The drills highlighted an aspect of their military relationship amid ongoing challenges.
Singapore-New Zealand Defense Ties in Focus With Military Exercise
Japan-Vietnam Military Relations in Focus with Air Force Chief Visit
January 15, 2019
Japan-Vietnam Military Relations in Focus with Air Force Chief Visit
The trip spotlighted some of the ongoing activity in the defense aspect of the relationship.
Japan-Vietnam Military Relations in Focus with Air Force Chief Visit
Report: US to Conduct Army Tactical Missile System Test on Okinawa in 2019
January 15, 2019
Report: US to Conduct Army Tactical Missile System Test on Okinawa in 2019
The MGM-140 Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) is likely to be tested in Japan this year.
Report: US to Conduct Army Tactical Missile System Test on Okinawa in 2019
When Will the Damaged Philippines Warship Return?
January 15, 2019
When Will the Damaged Philippines Warship Return?
Despite ongoing challenges, suggestions are that the vessel will likely be available before the end of the year.  
When Will the Damaged Philippines Warship Return?
China’s New Aircraft Carrier Completes 4th Round of Sea Trials
January 14, 2019
China’s New Aircraft Carrier Completes 4th Round of Sea Trials
China’s first domestically built flattop could be commissioned as early as April.
China’s New Aircraft Carrier Completes 4th Round of Sea Trials
Russia to Deploy Over 30 Nuclear-Capable ‘Poseidon’ Underwater Drones
January 14, 2019
Russia to Deploy Over 30 Nuclear-Capable ‘Poseidon’ Underwater Drones
The Russian Navy plans to induct over 30 ‘Poseidon’ underwater drones, according to a Russian defense industry source.
Russia to Deploy Over 30 Nuclear-Capable ‘Poseidon’ Underwater Drones
Indonesia’s Military Modernization in Focus with New Helicopter Fleet Boost
January 12, 2019
Indonesia’s Military Modernization in Focus with New Helicopter Fleet Boost
The Southeast Asian state is continuing on its longstanding efforts to boost its fleet.
Indonesia’s Military Modernization in Focus with New Helicopter Fleet Boost
Vietnam-Cambodia Security Ties in the Headlines with Border Meeting
January 11, 2019
Vietnam-Cambodia Security Ties in the Headlines with Border Meeting
The interaction highlighted ongoing efforts by both sides to manage interactions related to their shared border as part of their wider security ties.
Vietnam-Cambodia Security Ties in the Headlines with Border Meeting
Report: Russia Developing 4,500 Kilometer Kalibr-M Range Land-Attack Cruise Missile
January 10, 2019
Report: Russia Developing 4,500 Kilometer Kalibr-M Range Land-Attack Cruise Missile
The Kalibr-M will be deployed on Russian warships and submarines when developed.
Report: Russia Developing 4,500 Kilometer Kalibr-M Range Land-Attack Cruise Missile
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