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Afghanistan: US Air Force’s Mission Has Not Changed
December 11, 2015
Afghanistan: US Air Force’s Mission Has Not Changed
Despite the formal end of combat operations in Afghanistan, the war is far from over for the US Air Force.
Afghanistan: US Air Force’s Mission Has Not Changed
F-35 Too Expensive: US Air Force Might Buy 72 New F-15 or F-16 Fighter Jets
November 21, 2015
F-35 Too Expensive: US Air Force Might Buy 72 New F-15 or F-16 Fighter Jets
The U.S. Air Force is contemplating adding 72 F-15, F-16 or even F-18 fighter aircraft due to low F-35 production rates.
F-35 Too Expensive: US Air Force Might Buy 72 New F-15 or F-16 Fighter Jets
This Fighter Might Replace Indonesia's Aging F-5 Fighters (Hint: Not the Su-35)
October 30, 2015
This Fighter Might Replace Indonesia's Aging F-5 Fighters (Hint: Not the Su-35)
Sweden’s Saab recently unveiled a new bid to gain access to Indonesia’s fighter market. Can it beat the Russian favorite?
This Fighter Might Replace Indonesia's Aging F-5 Fighters (Hint: Not the Su-35)
F-35 Loses Dogfight to Fighter Jet From the 1980s
July 01, 2015
F-35 Loses Dogfight to Fighter Jet From the 1980s
A new report alleges that an F-35A was defeated by the very aircraft it is meant to replace.
F-35 Loses Dogfight to Fighter Jet From the 1980s
Don’t Write Taiwan’s Air Force Off Just Yet
April 13, 2015
Don’t Write Taiwan’s Air Force Off Just Yet
Taiwan needs anti-access strategy, but it also needs an air force to complement it.
Don’t Write Taiwan’s Air Force Off Just Yet
Exercise Pitch Black Concludes in Darwin
August 26, 2014
Exercise Pitch Black Concludes in Darwin
What was once a modest air defense exercise continues to grow in scale.
Exercise Pitch Black Concludes in Darwin
Pakistan Purchases F-16s From Jordan
February 22, 2014
Pakistan Purchases F-16s From Jordan
Pakistan and Jordan concluded a deal that will transfer 13 F-16 aircraft from Jordan to Pakistan.
Pakistan Purchases F-16s From Jordan
Turbulence Ahead for Taiwan’s F-16 Upgrade Program?
February 06, 2014
Turbulence Ahead for Taiwan’s F-16 Upgrade Program?
The US Air Force's budget decisions have thrown a wrench in Taiwan's air force modernization program.
Turbulence Ahead for Taiwan’s F-16 Upgrade Program?
Why The US Will Not Sell Advanced Fighters To Taiwan
January 11, 2014
Why The US Will Not Sell Advanced Fighters To Taiwan
Since the 1990s, the U.S.has consistently prioritized its relationship with China over selling F-16s or F-35s to Taiwan.
Why The US Will Not Sell Advanced Fighters To Taiwan
India to Procure Israeli Barak-I Missiles
January 01, 2014
India to Procure Israeli Barak-I Missiles
A few defense and security links to round off 2013. Happy New Year!
India to Procure Israeli Barak-I Missiles
So What If Taiwan Funds AEI?
June 28, 2013
So What If Taiwan Funds AEI?
A recent article reports that the Taiwanese government is funding a US think tank. Who isn’t?
So What If Taiwan Funds AEI?
Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks: Taiwan's F-16 Upgrade
November 26, 2012
Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks: Taiwan's F-16 Upgrade
With a deal on new fighters seemingly halted, Taiwan is increasing the capabilities of its existing fighter aircraft.
Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks: Taiwan's F-16 Upgrade
Mixed Messages From China on Taiwan
November 20, 2012
Mixed Messages From China on Taiwan
A new promotional defense video showed a Chinese missile destroying Taiwanese jets.
Mixed Messages From China on Taiwan
Teaching Old Dogs New Tricks
October 09, 2012
Teaching Old Dogs New Tricks
With the lifespans of weapons running over half a century, being able to adapt such weaponry to new realities is key.
Teaching Old Dogs New Tricks
Taiwan and the F-16
May 02, 2012
Taiwan and the F-16
Project 2049 Institute’s Mark Stokes gives his take on renewed talk the U.S. may sell F-16s to Taiwan.
Taiwan and the F-16
Singapore’s Military Modernization
April 27, 2012
Singapore’s Military Modernization
Singapore has the most technologically advanced military in ASEAN. But its defense planning needs a rethink.
Singapore’s Military Modernization
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