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Is North Korea Working Toward a 'Carrier-Killer' Anti-Ship Ballistic Missile?
April 18, 2017

Is North Korea Working Toward a 'Carrier-Killer' Anti-Ship Ballistic Missile?

By Ankit Panda
Say hello to the KN-17.

Iran's "Carrier Killer" Missile Improves Accuracy
June 22, 2013

Iran's "Carrier Killer" Missile Improves Accuracy

An IRGC official says Iran’s Khalij-e Fars anti-ship ballistic missile’s precision is now 8.5 meters, up from 30 meters.

Why China May Limit “Carrier-Killer’s” Range
June 12, 2013

Why China May Limit “Carrier-Killer’s” Range

Even if China’s technically capable of expanding the DF-21D ABSM’s range, its foreign policy goals might dictate restraint.

Is China’s “Carrier Killer” Already Operational?
June 01, 2013

Is China’s “Carrier Killer” Already Operational?

Plus, is the USAF inflating the DPRK & China missiles threats to fund its own nuclear modernization?

Aircraft Carriers: R.I.P?
March 14, 2013

Aircraft Carriers: R.I.P?

The Diplomat’s Robert Farley brings us the latest on this popular debate.

Missile Defense's Real Enemy: Math
February 02, 2013

Missile Defense's Real Enemy: Math

Both sides of the missile defense debate have some powerful arguments. Yet, one basic idea may hold sway.

Did China Test its "Carrier-Killer?"
January 24, 2013

Did China Test its "Carrier-Killer?"

Unconfirmed reports suggest China may have recently tested its DF-21D ASBM, with DOD making an interesting declaration.

An Overhyped Threat: Ballistic Missiles
December 27, 2012

An Overhyped Threat: Ballistic Missiles

Even as N. Korea and others develop such weapons, history shows ballistic missiles have their shortcomings.

China's "Carrier Killer": The DF-21D
November 06, 2012

China's "Carrier Killer": The DF-21D

Much has been made of the missile dubbed “the carrier killer.” Can it be countered?

Arming for the Navy's Return to History
August 29, 2012

Arming for the Navy's Return to History

While people fight wars, they need cutting-edge weapons to prevail. Missiles seem like a good choice.

The Other China Missile Threat
May 11, 2012

The Other China Missile Threat

Most talk of China’s missiles focuses on the DF-21D. But the DH-10 cruise missile offers China another option.

November 22, 2011

ASBM Defense Isn’t Easy

Why defending against China’s much talked about DF-21D anti-ship ballistic missile is no easy task.

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