U.S. Army Assistant Chief of Staff Colonel Tom Hanson was interviewed by the Australian Broadcasting Corp. Radio and he said Canberra must choose between a stronger U.S. alliance or closer ties with China.
U.S. Sen. John McCain and Sen. Ben Cardin have jointly sent a letter to President Obama, asking him to sell more weapons to Taiwan even if doing so brings “short-term tensions in (U.S.) relationship with China.”
Officials from the U.S. Air Force will meet executives from Boeing today and brief them on the decision to award the Long Range Strike Bomber (LRS-B) contract to Northrop Grumman.
A Indonesian parliamentary committee has approved the proposal to raise the military budget by $2.5 billion.
Here’s a quick guide to all the vehicles and weapons appearing on China’s victory parade in Beijing on Sept. 3. A total of 27 squads will take part.
Canberra is late in publishing the 2015 Defense White Paper by two months, Defence Minister Kevin Andrews didn’t want to confirm the new date but promised to deliver a “credible, fully-costed White Paper and doing so in a considered and methodical manner.”
By U.S. Navy photo by Journalist Seaman Ryan C. McGinley [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
Another excellent chart from CIGeography.
Special Operations Command (SOCOM) is finalizing plans to acquire an off-road vehicle that can be carried inside the V-22.