December 10, 2013
INS Vikramaditya and the Aircraft Carrier Debate
By Abhijit Singh
November 26, 2013
China’s Aircraft Carrier is South China Sea Bound
Plus, Pakistan unveiled its first two domestically built drones. Tuesday defense and security links.
November 22, 2013
Will China’s New Stealth Drone Fly From Aircraft Carriers?
Beijing’s first “UFO-like” stealth combat drone conducted its first flight test on Thursday.
October 28, 2013
China to Japan: Shooting Down Drones Would Be Act of War
Plus, South Korea hopes to deploy two light aircraft carriers by 2036. Monday defense links.
September 04, 2013
Russia’s Aircraft Carrier to Visit Syrian Naval Base
Russia’s only aircraft carrier will make a port call at Moscow’s small Tartus naval base in Syria in December.
August 08, 2013
Japan’s Grandstanding in the East China Sea
The Naval Diplomat salutes the nonchalance with which Japan “unveiled” its new carrier-like helicopter destroyer.
August 05, 2013
Why China is Building More Aircraft Carriers
“Let’s not assume the PLA Navy is in any hurry to equal the capabilities found in U.S. nuclear-powered flattops.”
July 10, 2013
India’s Muddled Carrier Plans
At long last the delivery of INS Vikramaditya appears imminent. Is India’s Navy up to the challenge?
July 04, 2013
Coming Soon: India’s First Indigenous Aircraft Carrier
Plus, Ahmadinejad says that nuclear weapons are sooo 20th century. Thursday defense links.
June 21, 2013
Punishable by Death: China to Execute Polluters
Plus, the U.S. plans to sanction China over human trafficking. Thursday China links.
March 25, 2013
An Age of Land-Based Sea Power?
“if indeed technology keeps extending the reach of UCAVs and other forms of long-range fire support.”
October 08, 2012
India's Aircraft Carrier Challenge
It’s hard for outsiders to take the measure of a navy in peacetime. News of India’s Russian built carrier does shed some light.