Key Developments

The USAF and Electronic Warfare: Implications for Australia

By Australian Defence Business Review

The outcomes from the United States Air Force 2019 Weapons and Tactics Conference (WEPTAC) being held…

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America’s Strategic Realists are Ignoring Fiscal Reality

By James Durso

The report of the National Defense Strategy Commission, “Providing for the Common Defense,” provided an excellent…

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Russia Building Out Nuclear Capabilities in Its Fleet

By Stephen Blank

During the Cold War two of Russia’s four fleets were nuclear ones, the Northern Fleet based…

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Venezuela, Russia and Basing

By Stephen Blank

There was a time when the mere mention of a projected Russian (or Soviet) air or…

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The Departure of Mattis: The President’s Strategic Challenge and Opportunity

By Robbin Laird

The departure of Secretary Mattis and the coming of a new Congress provide twin challenges for…

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India Builds Out its ASW Capabilities: Indian Navy to Add Additional P-8I Aircraft

By Gulshan Luthra

New Delhi. The Indian Navy is looking at acquiring an additional 10 Boeing P-8I maritime surveillance…

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Special Reports
In this report, the major presentations and discussions at the Williams Foundation seminar on the imperative for an...
Book Review
We are all enthralled reading a Tom Clancy novel or watching the latest Mission Impossible. Tales of going up against the enemy engross us. In this book, the author provides such tales, but these are not fiction. In Uncommon Valor:Stories...
Featured Defense System
By Ben Werner

For the first time ever, an all-Navy crew flew a MV-22B Osprey on Thursday, traveling from Naval Station Norfolk, Va. to Marine Corps Air Station New River in Jacksonville, N.C. The relatively short flight was performed by two pilots and two aircrewmen from the Airborne Command and Control and Logistics Wing (ACCLOGWING) Medium Tilt Rotor Training Squadron Detachment (VMTT Det.) 204, which will be the first detachment operating and maintaining the Osprey in the fleet, according to the Navy. Joining the crew during Thursday’s first all-Navy flight was Rear Adm. Roy Kelley, the commander of Naval Air Force Atlantic. Speaking to the detachment during an all-hands event after the flight, Kelley, according to a Navy release, said, “You are all pioneers and as we move into a new platform...

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