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China’s Strategic Support Force At 3
December 29, 2018
China’s Strategic Support Force At 3
The Strategic Support Force’s future trajectory will be a critical bellwether of the PLA’s progress toward becoming a “world-class” military.
China’s Strategic Support Force At 3
China’s S-400 Air Defense System Intercepts ‘Ballistic Target’ 250 Kilometers Away
December 28, 2018
China’s S-400 Air Defense System Intercepts ‘Ballistic Target’ 250 Kilometers Away
This constitutes the first time that China tested one of its recently acquired S-400 air defense systems.
China’s S-400 Air Defense System Intercepts ‘Ballistic Target’ 250 Kilometers Away
Why India Fears Trump’s Emerging Afghanistan Approach
December 28, 2018
Why India Fears Trump’s Emerging Afghanistan Approach
A weaker American presence would only compound New Delhi’s existing Afghan conundrum.
Why India Fears Trump’s Emerging Afghanistan Approach
Brunei-Australia Military Ties in the Headlines with Defense Exercise
December 28, 2018
Brunei-Australia Military Ties in the Headlines with Defense Exercise
The holding of the drills deserves attention within the wider perspective of the defense relationship between the two sides.
Brunei-Australia Military Ties in the Headlines with Defense Exercise
Russia (Once Again) Announces Start of Sea Trials of ‘Doomsday Weapon’
December 27, 2018
Russia (Once Again) Announces Start of Sea Trials of ‘Doomsday Weapon’
For the second time in 2018, Russia has announced the beginning of sea trials of its ‘Poseidon’ underwater drone.
Russia (Once Again) Announces Start of Sea Trials of ‘Doomsday Weapon’
Russia Conducts Successful Flight-Test of Avangard Hypersonic Glide Vehicle
December 27, 2018
Russia Conducts Successful Flight-Test of Avangard Hypersonic Glide Vehicle
The test brings the Avangard one step closer to becoming the first deployed HGV system anywhere.
Russia Conducts Successful Flight-Test of Avangard Hypersonic Glide Vehicle
Singapore-Thailand Defense Relations in Focus with Air Force Chief Introductory Visit
December 26, 2018
Singapore-Thailand Defense Relations in Focus with Air Force Chief Introductory Visit
The trip highlighted the ongoing activity in the security relationship between the two countries.
Singapore-Thailand Defense Relations in Focus with Air Force Chief Introductory Visit
India’s Big Defense Acquisition Challenge
December 22, 2018
India’s Big Defense Acquisition Challenge
Occasional concerns about corrupt defense deals are merely the symptoms of broader structural issues that need to be addressed.
India’s Big Defense Acquisition Challenge
US Navy Releases Updated Plan for Maintaining Superiority
December 22, 2018
US Navy Releases Updated Plan for Maintaining Superiority
Plan to guide procurement, training, reforms to compete with China and Russia.
US Navy Releases Updated Plan for Maintaining Superiority
China Conducts First Test of New JL-3 Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile
December 20, 2018
China Conducts First Test of New JL-3 Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile
China’s nuclear modernization continues with the first known test of its next-generation SLBM.
China Conducts First Test of New JL-3 Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile
New Vessel Puts South Korea-Thailand Defense Ties Into Focus
December 20, 2018
New Vessel Puts South Korea-Thailand Defense Ties Into Focus
The frigate delivery spotlights wider ongoing military collaboration between the two sides.
New Vessel Puts South Korea-Thailand Defense Ties Into Focus
Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile Reaches Early Operational Capability on US B-1B Bomber
December 20, 2018
Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile Reaches Early Operational Capability on US B-1B Bomber
U.S. defense contractor Lockheed Martin has delivered the first set of Long-Range Anti-Ship Missiles to the U.S. Air Force.
Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile Reaches Early Operational Capability on US B-1B Bomber
Are 105 Extra F-35s the Best Option for Japan's Military?
December 19, 2018
Are 105 Extra F-35s the Best Option for Japan's Military?
The F-35 has always been seen as just an interim solution by Japanese defense planners as the aircraft cannot fulfill crucial operational requirements of the JASDF.
Are 105 Extra F-35s the Best Option for Japan's Military?
Myanmar’s Military in the Headlines With 71st Air Force Anniversary
December 19, 2018
Myanmar’s Military in the Headlines With 71st Air Force Anniversary
Recent commemoration highlights developments within the service and the country’s wider defense modernization.
Myanmar’s Military in the Headlines With 71st Air Force Anniversary
Japan Approves Plans to Convert <i>Izumo</i>-Class Into F-35-Carrying Aircraft Carriers
December 19, 2018
Japan Approves Plans to Convert Izumo-Class Into F-35-Carrying Aircraft Carriers
Japan’s two largest warships will be converted into aircraft carriers over the next five years.
Japan Approves Plans to Convert Izumo-Class Into F-35-Carrying Aircraft Carriers
Japan Set to Become World’s Second Largest Operator of F-35 Stealth Fighters
December 19, 2018
Japan Set to Become World’s Second Largest Operator of F-35 Stealth Fighters
Japan’s cabinet has voted to buy over 100 extra F-35 stealth fighter jets.
Japan Set to Become World’s Second Largest Operator of F-35 Stealth Fighters
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