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B1-B Bomber Successfully Test Fires New Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile
March 20, 2018
B1-B Bomber Successfully Test Fires New Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile
U.S. defense contractor Lockheed Martin announced a sixth successful test firing of a new long-range anti-ship missile.
B1-B Bomber Successfully Test Fires New Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile
Will US and UK Join Japan's Stealth Fighter Program?
March 09, 2018
Will US and UK Join Japan's Stealth Fighter Program?
Japan's new fighter jet will purportedly be based on existing European or U.S. aircraft designs.
Will US and UK Join Japan's Stealth Fighter Program?
Japan Denies Scrapping 5th Generation Stealth Fighter Program
March 07, 2018
Japan Denies Scrapping 5th Generation Stealth Fighter Program
Japan’s Ministry of Defense distanced itself from reports that it is no longer pursuing an indigenous stealth fighter jet.
Japan Denies Scrapping 5th Generation Stealth Fighter Program
Japan's Scraps Domestic Development of 5th Generation Stealth Fighter Jet
March 06, 2018
Japan's Scraps Domestic Development of 5th Generation Stealth Fighter Jet
Japan is slated to discontinue the development of an indigenous stealth fighter jet.
Japan's Scraps Domestic Development of 5th Generation Stealth Fighter Jet
What Does US Participation at the Singapore Airshow Reveal About Trump’s Asia Policy?
February 06, 2018
What Does US Participation at the Singapore Airshow Reveal About Trump’s Asia Policy?
A closer look at what an uptick in American involvement at the event signals about the administration’s approach.
What Does US Participation at the Singapore Airshow Reveal About Trump’s Asia Policy?
US Air Force Test Fires New Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile
December 15, 2017
US Air Force Test Fires New Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile
The two missiles successfully hit maritime targets off the California coast.
US Air Force Test Fires New Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile
What Does the Latest F-35 Data Breach Teach Us About Defense Industrial Espionage?
October 20, 2017
What Does the Latest F-35 Data Breach Teach Us About Defense Industrial Espionage?
Autarky has its merits. If partners don't have your unclassified data, it can't be taken from them.
What Does the Latest F-35 Data Breach Teach Us About Defense Industrial Espionage?
US Navy’s New Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile Completes First Free Flight From Bomber
August 21, 2017
US Navy’s New Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile Completes First Free Flight From Bomber
The test proves the weapon’s ability to identity and prosecutes a moving target at sea.
US Navy’s New Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile Completes First Free Flight From Bomber
Distributed Lethality in the Works: US Test Fires New Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile
August 02, 2017
Distributed Lethality in the Works: US Test Fires New Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile
Lockheed Martin reportedly successfully test fired for the first time a surface-launched variant of its new anti-ship missile.
Distributed Lethality in the Works: US Test Fires New Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile
Japan Rolls Out First Domestically-Built F-35 Stealth Fighter
June 06, 2017
Japan Rolls Out First Domestically-Built F-35 Stealth Fighter
The first Japanese-built F-35A was officially unveiled on June 5.
Japan Rolls Out First Domestically-Built F-35 Stealth Fighter
US to Upgrade Japan’s Attack Helicopter Fleet
May 04, 2017
US to Upgrade Japan’s Attack Helicopter Fleet
A U.S. defense company has been awarded a contract to improve the AH-64DJP Apache’s vision.
US to Upgrade Japan’s Attack Helicopter Fleet
US Navy Tests New Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile
April 06, 2017
US Navy Tests New Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile
This is the first time that the new missile was successfully released from an F/A-18E/F Super Hornet fighter jet.
US Navy Tests New Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile
Japan Receives 1st F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
December 02, 2016
Japan Receives 1st F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
The aircraft was officially handed over to the Japan Air Self Defense Force on November 28.
Japan Receives 1st F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
Japan Air Defense Force Rolls Out 1st F-35A Stealth Fighter Jet
September 29, 2016
Japan Air Defense Force Rolls Out 1st F-35A Stealth Fighter Jet
Japan is slated to acquire a total of 42 F-35A Lightning II combat aircraft in the coming years.
Japan Air Defense Force Rolls Out 1st F-35A Stealth Fighter Jet
Why India Should Consider Lockheed Martin's F-16 Offer
July 27, 2016
Why India Should Consider Lockheed Martin's F-16 Offer
The F-16 proposal would allow India to finally jump start its military-industrial base.
Why India Should Consider Lockheed Martin's F-16 Offer
Australia’s Navy Begins Testing Combat Systems on Its First Air Warfare Destroyer
March 30, 2016
Australia’s Navy Begins Testing Combat Systems on Its First Air Warfare Destroyer
Integration and testing of the Aegis combat system aboard Australia’s first air warfare destroyer has begun.
Australia’s Navy Begins Testing Combat Systems on Its First Air Warfare Destroyer
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