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New Taiwan Report Considers the China Threat
November 05, 2015
New Taiwan Report Considers the China Threat
A recently released defense report warns of the rapid development of the PLA.
New Taiwan Report Considers the China Threat
What China's 'Militarization' of the South China Sea Would Actually Look Like
November 05, 2015
What China's 'Militarization' of the South China Sea Would Actually Look Like
A closer look at the specific military concerns posed by China's artificial islands.
What China's 'Militarization' of the South China Sea Would Actually Look Like
Beware Asia’s Unchecked Military Power: Report
November 05, 2015
Beware Asia’s Unchecked Military Power: Report
The region’s military buildup is a lot more secretive than it should be, Transparency International finds in a new report.
Beware Asia’s Unchecked Military Power: Report
‘Little Blue Men:’ Doing China’s Dirty Work in the South China Sea
November 05, 2015
‘Little Blue Men:’ Doing China’s Dirty Work in the South China Sea
The Chinese Navy is not the only threat facing U.S. vessels in the South China Sea.
‘Little Blue Men:’ Doing China’s Dirty Work in the South China Sea
Closest Encounter Since 2006: Chinese Submarine Tailed US Aircraft Carrier
November 04, 2015
Closest Encounter Since 2006: Chinese Submarine Tailed US Aircraft Carrier
A Chinese sub stalked the USS Ronald Reagan in the Sea of Japan last month.
Closest Encounter Since 2006: Chinese Submarine Tailed US Aircraft Carrier
Will India Purchase 154 Fighter Jets From Russia?
November 04, 2015
Will India Purchase 154 Fighter Jets From Russia?
A contract for the delivery of the aircraft might be signed this month.
Will India Purchase 154 Fighter Jets From Russia?
Confirmed: Taiwan To Purchase US Anti-Submarine Warfare Helicopters
November 04, 2015
Confirmed: Taiwan To Purchase US Anti-Submarine Warfare Helicopters
Taiwan’s military recently confirmed that it intends to purchase ten Seahawk aircraft.
Confirmed: Taiwan To Purchase US Anti-Submarine Warfare Helicopters
US, Brunei Launch Military Exercise
November 04, 2015
US, Brunei Launch Military Exercise
CARAT Brunei kicked off on November 2.
US, Brunei Launch Military Exercise
Can the Counterinsurgency Doctrine Be Saved?
November 03, 2015
Can the Counterinsurgency Doctrine Be Saved?
After failures in Afghanistan and Iraq, it's time for a new understanding of counterinsurgency.
Can the Counterinsurgency Doctrine Be Saved?
The Strange Silence Surrounding an Indian Military Exercise
November 02, 2015
The Strange Silence Surrounding an Indian Military Exercise
The government has been unusually quiet about an exercise involving one of the country’s strike corps.
The Strange Silence Surrounding an Indian Military Exercise
Could the French <em>Barracuda</em> Replace the Australian <em>Collins</em>-class Submarine?
November 02, 2015
Could the French Barracuda Replace the Australian Collins-class Submarine?
The French companies DCNS and Thales reveal their finalized bid for Australia’s SEA-1000 program.
Could the French Barracuda Replace the Australian Collins-class Submarine?
Australia’s Submarines: The US Option
November 01, 2015
Australia’s Submarines: The US Option
Why leasing U.S. boats might be Canberra’s best option.
Australia’s Submarines: The US Option
Outwitting Pakistan? India Offers Sri Lanka Its Newest Fighter Jet
October 31, 2015
Outwitting Pakistan? India Offers Sri Lanka Its Newest Fighter Jet
India has offered its Tejas supersonic jet fighter to the Sri Lanka Air Force.
Outwitting Pakistan? India Offers Sri Lanka Its Newest Fighter Jet
Japan Launches New Warship
October 31, 2015
Japan Launches New Warship
A Japanese shipyard has launched a new minesweeper for the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force.
Japan Launches New Warship
India’s First New Stealth Submarine Begins Sea Trials
October 31, 2015
India’s First New Stealth Submarine Begins Sea Trials
The first of six Scorpene-class diesel-electric submarines started sea trials in Mumbai this week.
India’s First New Stealth Submarine Begins Sea Trials
 Grounded: Taiwan’s US-Made Attack Helicopter Fleet is Rusting Away
October 30, 2015
Grounded: Taiwan’s US-Made Attack Helicopter Fleet is Rusting Away
Taiwan’s tropical climate may be too much for the AH-64E Apache gunship to handle.
Grounded: Taiwan’s US-Made Attack Helicopter Fleet is Rusting Away
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