ballistic missile defense

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.

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.
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.

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.

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.

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.
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.
November 06, 2017

Trump Wonders Why Japan Didn't Shoot Down North Korea's IRBM Launches

By Ankit Panda
There are a number of good reasons why Japan has decided it won't shoot down North Korean launches over its territory.

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