Do Arsenal Planes’ Have a Future?

Robert Farley, The DiplomatIs 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 special operations transport dropped two pallets of air…

July 4, 2020
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SASC Pushes Cyber Overhaul in New NDAA

Kelsey Atherton, Breaking DefenseALBUQUERQUE: Sen. Angus King, co-chair of the Cyberspace Solarium Commission, thinks a cyber threat could be as dangerous or worse than the COVID-19 pandemic. The Senate Armed Services Committee is listening and has …

July 3, 2020
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Post-INF Arms Control in the Asia-Pacific

Tanya Ogilvie-White, IISSSummaryCollaborative efforts to build a new arms-control architecture are urgently needed following the demise of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF Treaty) especially in the Asia-Pacific, where arms-racing pre…

July 3, 2020
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Trouble Ahead for USCG Heavy Icebreaker

Craig Hooper, ForbesIs the Coast Guard’s new Heavy Icebreaker Program in trouble? On June 9, the White House issued a somewhat unusual memo, emphasizing that the United States requires a ready, capable, and available fleet of polar security icebreake…

July 3, 2020
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