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Chinese Navy to Hold Live-Fire Exercise in Taiwan Strait
April 18, 2018
Chinese Navy to Hold Live-Fire Exercise in Taiwan Strait
Limited drills seem intended to garner headlines more than provoke Taiwan.
Chinese Navy to Hold Live-Fire Exercise in Taiwan Strait
A-29s Carry Out One Third of Afghan Airstrikes
April 18, 2018
A-29s Carry Out One Third of Afghan Airstrikes
Five out of 15 airstrikes that the Afghan Air Force conducts each day are carried out by A-29 light attack aircraft.
A-29s Carry Out One Third of Afghan Airstrikes
US Navy Christens New Littoral Combat Ship
April 18, 2018
US Navy Christens New Littoral Combat Ship
The U.S. Navy’s latest warship was christened on April 14.
US Navy Christens New Littoral Combat Ship
India to Buy 4 Guided-Missile Frigates From Russia
April 18, 2018
India to Buy 4 Guided-Missile Frigates From Russia
India and Russia are set to sign a contract for the construction of four guided-missile frigates for the Indian Navy.
India to Buy 4 Guided-Missile Frigates From Russia
Are India and Japan About to Conclude a $1.3 Billion Military Aircraft Deal?
April 17, 2018
Are India and Japan About to Conclude a $1.3 Billion Military Aircraft Deal?
Japan’s Shinmaywa Industries and India’s Mahindra Defense will partner to promote the sale of amphibious aircraft to the Indian Navy.
Are India and Japan About to Conclude a $1.3 Billion Military Aircraft Deal?
China Announces Commissioning of DF-26 Intermediate-Range Ballistic Missile Brigade
April 17, 2018
China Announces Commissioning of DF-26 Intermediate-Range Ballistic Missile Brigade
A brigade comprising at least 22 DF-26 launchers has been commissioned into the People's Liberation Army Rocket Force.
China Announces Commissioning of DF-26 Intermediate-Range Ballistic Missile Brigade
Singapore’s ASEAN Chairmanship: What’s on the Security Agenda?
April 17, 2018
Singapore’s ASEAN Chairmanship: What’s on the Security Agenda?
A closer look at some of the key items the city-state has proposed during its ASEAN chairmanship this year.
Singapore’s ASEAN Chairmanship: What’s on the Security Agenda?
Will Malaysia Buy Pakistan’s JF-17 Fighter Jet?
April 17, 2018
Will Malaysia Buy Pakistan’s JF-17 Fighter Jet?
Pakistan has been in “primary talks” with Malaysia over the procurement of the JF-17 fighter jet.
Will Malaysia Buy Pakistan’s JF-17 Fighter Jet?
Tejas Fighter Jets Participate in India’s Biggest Air Combat Exercise
April 16, 2018
Tejas Fighter Jets Participate in India’s Biggest Air Combat Exercise
An Indian Air Force combat drill for the first time included the service’s entire fleet of Tejas Light Combat Aircraft.
Tejas Fighter Jets Participate in India’s Biggest Air Combat Exercise
Pakistan Tests Enhanced-Range Variant of Babur Nuclear-Capable Land-Attack Cruise Missile
April 16, 2018
Pakistan Tests Enhanced-Range Variant of Babur Nuclear-Capable Land-Attack Cruise Missile
The Pakistani military claims the new Babur-IB variant has a range of 700 kilometers.
Pakistan Tests Enhanced-Range Variant of Babur Nuclear-Capable Land-Attack Cruise Missile
Why Vietnam's New Coast Guard Law Matters
April 14, 2018
Why Vietnam's New Coast Guard Law Matters
A law that would give Hanoi’s coast guard greater flexibility to operate needs to be understood within a broader context.
Why Vietnam's New Coast Guard Law Matters
Is the Philippine Coast Guard Being Militarized?
April 14, 2018
Is the Philippine Coast Guard Being Militarized?
Bureaucratic and financial reasons are the real cause of the influx of military troops into the PCG.
Is the Philippine Coast Guard Being Militarized?
Boeing to Partner With Indian Defense Firms in Bid for 110 Fighter Jets Contract
April 14, 2018
Boeing to Partner With Indian Defense Firms in Bid for 110 Fighter Jets Contract
Boeing will partner with Indian defense contractors in setting up a F/A-18 fighter jet production facility.
Boeing to Partner With Indian Defense Firms in Bid for 110 Fighter Jets Contract
Japan Destroyer in the Philippines Amid Big Maritime Week
April 14, 2018
Japan Destroyer in the Philippines Amid Big Maritime Week
The interaction has once again put the defense ties between the two sides in the spotlight.
Japan Destroyer in the Philippines Amid Big Maritime Week
US F-35-Carrying Warship Holds 1st Naval Drill With Japanese Navy
April 13, 2018
US F-35-Carrying Warship Holds 1st Naval Drill With Japanese Navy
The U.S. Navy flattop trained with a Japanese warship for the first time since arriving in Japan earlier this year.
US F-35-Carrying Warship Holds 1st Naval Drill With Japanese Navy
Pakistan Begins Receiving Advanced Attack Helicopters From Russia
April 12, 2018
Pakistan Begins Receiving Advanced Attack Helicopters From Russia
The four Mi-35M heavy attack helicopters were ordered from Russia in 2015.
Pakistan Begins Receiving Advanced Attack Helicopters From Russia
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