Oct 30, 2020
The U.S. Navy’s Next Large Surface Combatant
In a sense, then, the Navy is trying to recapture the magic of the DDG-51. The Arleigh Burke project has been fabulously successful, generating scores of robust hulls with plenty of...
Sep 12, 2020
Could the F-15EX Transform the U.S. Defense Industry?
Can Boeing, the Department of Defense, and the U.S. Air Force use an old fighter to teach the U.S. aerospace industry new tricks? As was widely reported in July, the Air Force has...
Jul 25, 2020
USS Bonhomme Richard: Lasting Damage for the U.S. Navy
The burning of Bonhomme Richard is a nightmare that will continue to torture the U.S. Navy for a good long while. A week after the burning of USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD-6), many...
Jul 14, 2020
Rethinking the Tech Story of the Pacific Theater of WWII
While historians have always had reservations about this narrative, it has retained a firm popular grip and substantial scholarly support. However, a new article in the Journal of...
Jul 3, 2020
Do ‘Arsenal Planes’ Have a Future?
Is the arsenal plane a solution to several modern problems?The U.S. Air Force has begun to move forward with testing of its “arsenal plane” concept. In January, an MC-130...
Jun 8, 2020
Will Trump’s Arms Control Dreams for China Come True? Absolutely Not
My previous column examined some recent work on whether China might be interested in joining an arms control arrangement with the United States and Russia. We can, in fact, imagine...
May 14, 2020
China's Tech Theft a Bigger Challenge Than That of Soviets
In the context of ongoing discussions of Chinese technology theft, it's worth revisiting how the Soviet Union sought to acquire U.S. technology during the Cold War. A CIA report on...
May 7, 2020
Is China's Stealth Bomber Due to Make Appearance Soon?
The H-20 is a large, subsonic stealth bomber similar in form and appearance to the B-2 Spirit, as well as the projected Russian PAK DA and the B-21 Raider. It will reportedly have an...
Apr 18, 2020
Can the U.S. Practice Knowledge Statecraft Again?
Knowledge statecraft, technology sharing, and intellectual property are are intertwined.How can the United States recapture momentum in its technological competition with China? A...
Apr 16, 2020
Japan Finds Its Voice on the Next Generation Fighter
Over the past year, Japan has considered partnerships with the United States and the United Kingdom on the new fighter, and may even have given some thought to collaboration with...
Feb 20, 2020
What Is Japan’s Next Generation Fighter Concept About?
More information about Japan's next generation fighter concept has emerged.More details have emerged regarding Japan's next generation fighter concept. The Japanese Ministry of...
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