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What the Recently Concluded US-India COMCASA Means
September 09, 2018
What the Recently Concluded US-India COMCASA Means
After years of negotiation, the two sides concluded a major communications agreement.
What the Recently Concluded US-India COMCASA Means
Theater Commands in India: A Force Structure Ripe for Transition?
September 09, 2018
Theater Commands in India: A Force Structure Ripe for Transition?
Is it time for India to move to Joint Theater Commands?
Theater Commands in India: A Force Structure Ripe for Transition?
What’s Next for South Korea's ‘Defense Reform 2.0’ Initiative?
September 07, 2018
What’s Next for South Korea's ‘Defense Reform 2.0’ Initiative?
Moon's plan is primarily concerned with political and social reform, but the military viewpoint must also be taken into account.
What’s Next for South Korea's ‘Defense Reform 2.0’ Initiative?
Indian Navy to Receive 7 Additional Long-Range Surface-to-Air Systems
September 07, 2018
Indian Navy to Receive 7 Additional Long-Range Surface-to-Air Systems
Bharat Electronics Limited announced on September 5 that is has been awarded a contract to supply seven missile defense systems to the Indian Navy.
Indian Navy to Receive 7 Additional Long-Range Surface-to-Air Systems
US Navy’s Next Supercarrier 50 Percent Complete
September 07, 2018
US Navy’s Next Supercarrier 50 Percent Complete
Work on the U.S. Navy’s next nuclear-powered supercarrier is progressing according to schedule.
US Navy’s Next Supercarrier 50 Percent Complete
US Navy’s New Stealth Destroyer Fitted With New 15-Ton Turbine Engine
September 06, 2018
US Navy’s New Stealth Destroyer Fitted With New 15-Ton Turbine Engine
The U.S. Navy’s latest stealth destroyer has been retrofitted with an engine transplant after suffering damage during sea trials.
US Navy’s New Stealth Destroyer Fitted With New 15-Ton Turbine Engine
US Extends A-29 Light Attack Aircraft Procurement Contract for Afghanistan
September 06, 2018
US Extends A-29 Light Attack Aircraft Procurement Contract for Afghanistan
The Pentagon has extended a procurement contract for the Afghan Air Force’s A-29s until 2024.
US Extends A-29 Light Attack Aircraft Procurement Contract for Afghanistan
Lockheed Martin to Build F-16 Wings in India
September 06, 2018
Lockheed Martin to Build F-16 Wings in India
Lockheed Martin announced that it will build all future F-16 wings with a local partner.
Lockheed Martin to Build F-16 Wings in India
Where Is the New China-Thailand Submarine Deal Headed?
September 05, 2018
Where Is the New China-Thailand Submarine Deal Headed?
While incremental inroads continue to be made, much is still uncertain.
Where Is the New China-Thailand Submarine Deal Headed?
Japan’s New Guided Missile Destroyer to Be Fitted With SM-6 Interceptor Missile
September 05, 2018
Japan’s New Guided Missile Destroyer to Be Fitted With SM-6 Interceptor Missile
Japan’s upgraded Atago-class guided missile destroyer will reportedly be fitted with the supersonic SM-6 missile interceptor.
Japan’s New Guided Missile Destroyer to Be Fitted With SM-6 Interceptor Missile
Digging Into China's 'Tactical' Hypersonic Boost-Glide Vehicle Program
September 05, 2018
Digging Into China's 'Tactical' Hypersonic Boost-Glide Vehicle Program
A new document provides the first primary source evidence of a Chinese hypersonic boost-glide vehicle program.
Digging Into China's 'Tactical' Hypersonic Boost-Glide Vehicle Program
The COMCASA Question in US-India Military Relations
September 04, 2018
The COMCASA Question in US-India Military Relations
The agreement is among the hot topics of discussion ahead of the 2+2 dialogue this week.
The COMCASA Question in US-India Military Relations
Singapore Air Force in Focus with Golden Jubilee Parade
September 04, 2018
Singapore Air Force in Focus with Golden Jubilee Parade
The event is just the latest in a series of activities marking the 50th anniversary of the service.
Singapore Air Force in Focus with Golden Jubilee Parade
Russia’s Defense Ministry Signs Contract for Modernization of Tu-95MS Strategic Bombers
August 31, 2018
Russia’s Defense Ministry Signs Contract for Modernization of Tu-95MS Strategic Bombers
The first upgraded Tu-95SM, designated Tu-95SMS, is expected to conduct its maiden flight by the end of 2019.
Russia’s Defense Ministry Signs Contract for Modernization of Tu-95MS Strategic Bombers
Taiwan’s Future Submarines Should Be Unmanned
August 31, 2018
Taiwan’s Future Submarines Should Be Unmanned
Taiwan faces a steep learning curve in building submarines, but it has proven expertise in unmanned systems.
Taiwan’s Future Submarines Should Be Unmanned
Defense Visit Highlights Singapore-Brunei Military Ties
August 31, 2018
Defense Visit Highlights Singapore-Brunei Military Ties
A recent defense interaction highlighted some of the ongoing activity within that aspect of bilateral ties.
Defense Visit Highlights Singapore-Brunei Military Ties
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