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US Senators Urge Progress on US-India F-16, Guardian Drone Deals
April 03, 2017

US Senators Urge Progress on US-India F-16, Guardian Drone Deals

By Ankit Panda
Two U.S. senators urge attention from the Trump administration to U.S-India defense ties.

Afghanistan: US Air Force’s Mission Has Not Changed
December 11, 2015

Afghanistan: US Air Force’s Mission Has Not Changed

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Despite the formal end of combat operations in Afghanistan, the war is far from over for the US Air Force.
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

By Franz-Stefan Gady
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.

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)

By Benjamin David Baker
Sweden’s Saab recently unveiled a new bid to gain access to Indonesia’s fighter market. Can it beat the Russian favorite?

F-35 Loses Dogfight to Fighter Jet From the 1980s
July 01, 2015

F-35 Loses Dogfight to Fighter Jet From the 1980s

By Franz-Stefan Gady
A new report alleges that an F-35A was defeated by the very aircraft it is meant to replace.

Don’t Write Taiwan’s Air Force Off Just Yet
April 13, 2015

Don’t Write Taiwan’s Air Force Off Just Yet

By Michal Thim and Liao Yen-Fan
Taiwan needs anti-access strategy, but it also needs an air force to complement it.

Exercise Pitch Black Concludes in Darwin
August 26, 2014

Exercise Pitch Black Concludes in Darwin

By Mike Yeo
What was once a modest air defense exercise continues to grow in scale.
Pakistan Purchases F-16s From Jordan
February 22, 2014

Pakistan Purchases F-16s From Jordan

By Ankit Panda
Pakistan and Jordan concluded a deal that will transfer 13 F-16 aircraft from Jordan to Pakistan.

Turbulence Ahead for Taiwan’s F-16 Upgrade Program?
February 06, 2014

Turbulence Ahead for Taiwan’s F-16 Upgrade Program?

By J. Michael Cole
The US Air Force's budget decisions have thrown a wrench in Taiwan's air force modernization program.

Why The US Will Not Sell Advanced Fighters To Taiwan
January 11, 2014

Why The US Will Not Sell Advanced Fighters To Taiwan

By Shannon Tiezzi
Since the 1990s, the U.S.has consistently prioritized its relationship with China over selling F-16s or F-35s to Taiwan.

India to Procure Israeli Barak-I Missiles
January 01, 2014

India to Procure Israeli Barak-I Missiles

By Ankit Panda
A few defense and security links to round off 2013. Happy New Year!
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?

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