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Japan Awards Contract to Lockheed Martin for 2 Solid State Radars for Aegis Ashore Batteries
November 27, 2019

Japan Awards Contract to Lockheed Martin for 2 Solid State Radars for Aegis Ashore Batteries

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Japan’s defense ministry has awarded a contract for the delivery of two SSR antenna sets for two planned land-based Aegis Ashore ballistic missile defense systems.

Shifting Nuclear Sands in South Asia: Understanding India’s Counterforce Temptations
April 23, 2019

Shifting Nuclear Sands in South Asia: Understanding India’s Counterforce Temptations

By Ankit Panda
Political scientist Christopher Clary discusses issues pertaining to strategic stability in South Asia.
Exclusive: India Conducted a Failed Anti-Satellite Test in February 2019
March 30, 2019

Exclusive: India Conducted a Failed Anti-Satellite Test in February 2019

By Ankit Panda
India succeeded in destroying a satellite in low earth orbit in March, but that wasn’t its first attempted ASAT test.

AN/SPY-6 Ballistic Missile Defense Radar Successfully Tracks Multiple Targets Through Intercept
October 16, 2018

AN/SPY-6 Ballistic Missile Defense Radar Successfully Tracks Multiple Targets Through Intercept

By Ankit Panda
The SPY-6 continues to see testing and development.

Will Japan's Aegis Ashore Radar Choice Elicit China's Wrath?
July 17, 2018

Will Japan's Aegis Ashore Radar Choice Elicit China's Wrath?

By Ankit Panda
Japan's choice of a radar to go with its Aegis Ashore battery will be closely scrutinized in China.

Looking Beyond 1 Percent: Japan’s Security Expenditures
April 03, 2018

Looking Beyond 1 Percent: Japan’s Security Expenditures

By Crystal Pryor and Tom Le
To understand Japan's security priorities, we have to consider more than the total defense budget.

China and the United States Worry About Each Other Missile Defense Intentions. So Why Not Talk?
March 04, 2018

China and the United States Worry About Each Other Missile Defense Intentions. So Why Not Talk?

By Ankit Panda
China worries U.S. missile defenses will take out its strategic deterrent. The U.S. worries about antisatellite capabilities.
Revealed: The Details of China's Latest Hit-To-Kill Interceptor Test
February 21, 2018

Revealed: The Details of China's Latest Hit-To-Kill Interceptor Test

By Ankit Panda
The DN-3 is back in action.

US to Sell Anti-Ballistic Missiles to Japan
January 18, 2018

US to Sell Anti-Ballistic Missiles to Japan

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The U.S. State Department approved a possible sale of U.S.-made supersonic ballistic missile interceptors to Japan.

Report: US Navy Destroyer Accidents to Temporarily Reduce Aegis Missile Defense Capacity
December 18, 2017

Report: US Navy Destroyer Accidents to Temporarily Reduce Aegis Missile Defense Capacity

By Ankit Panda
Accidents involving two Arleigh Burke-class destroyers in 2017 will have serious consequences.

US, Japan, South Korea to Hold Missile Tracking Exercises
December 11, 2017

US, Japan, South Korea to Hold Missile Tracking Exercises

By Ankit Panda
The United States and its two Northeast Asian allies continue trilateral cooperation on missile defense.
The Trump White House Seeks an Additional $4 Billion for Missile Defense in Fiscal Year 2018
November 07, 2017

The Trump White House Seeks an Additional $4 Billion for Missile Defense in Fiscal Year 2018

By Ankit Panda
A new budget amendment for the U.S. Department of Defense seeks to up missile defense amid a growing North Korean threat.

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