John Liang

John Liang is managing editor of InsideDefense and Inside Missile Defense. He has been with the IWP Defense Group since 1997. He holds a master's degree in international policy studies from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey and a bachelor's degree in languages from Georgetown University.

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The Insider | August 19, 2019

This Monday INSIDER Daily Digest features a deep dive into the $116 billion "defense-wide" budget account, and more.

The Insider | August 16, 2019

This Friday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on the Marine Corps' CH-53K helicopter program, the Navy's Columbia-class submarine, the F-35B short-takeoff-and-landing variant of the Joint Strike Fighter and more.

The Insider | August 15, 2019

This Thursday INSIDER Daily Digest has continuing coverage of a Navy appeal of the House's FY-20 defense spending bill, plus news on the Ship-to-Shore Connector program and more.

The Insider | August 14, 2019

This Wednesday INSIDER Daily Digest has news from a line-by-line Navy appeal of the House's FY-20 defense spending bill, plus a RAND Corp. study on strategic sealift and more.

The Insider | August 13, 2019

This Tuesday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on Mike Griffin's cancellation of the Strategic Capabilities Office's typical budget practices, the Marine Corps' G/ATOR program, the Pentagon's JEDI cloud acquisition effort and more.

The Insider | August 12, 2019

This Monday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on a protest to an Air Force space launch competition, the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle program, Navy floating dry docks and more.

The Insider | August 09, 2019

This Friday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on the Pentagon's JEDI cloud contract, the Navy's FFG(X) program, the Air Force's Next-Gen OPIR effort and more.

The Insider | August 08, 2019

This Thursday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on the Army's Initial-Maneuver-Short Range Air Defense vehicle, the Missile Defense Agency's hypersonic defense effort and more.

The Insider | August 07, 2019

This Wednesday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on hypersonics, the Army's Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle, a nascent chief information security office and more.

The Insider | August 06, 2019

This Tuesday INSIDER Daily Digest has coverage from TransDigm's quarterly earnings call, a Pentagon "defense wide" review as well as news from the latest Selected Acquisition Report summary.

The Insider | August 05, 2019

This Monday INSIDER Daily Digest has more coverage of the Defense Department's latest Selected Acquisition Report summaries and more.

The Insider | August 05, 2019

The House and Senate are on their summer recess, while senior military officials speak at the annual Space and Missile Defense Symposium in Alabama as well as several Air Force Association Mitchell Institute events. Additionally, military contractors hold a series of earnings calls and presentations to Wall Street defense industry analysts.

The Insider | August 02, 2019

This Friday INSIDER Daily Digest features interviews with the head of the Army's Rotary Wing Flight School, a senior Air Force Research Lab directed-energy official and the Navy's deputy commander for ship design, integration and engineering, plus news on the Pentagon's latest Selected Acquisition Reports and more.

The Insider | August 01, 2019

The Pentagon this afternoon released its most up-to-date details on changes to major defense acquisition program cost, schedule and performance since December 2018.

The Insider | August 01, 2019

This Thursday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on Army strategic fires, Air Force aircraft simulators, the proposed U.S. Space Command and more.

The Insider | August 01, 2019

The Senate today approved a two-year bipartisan spending bill by a 67-28 vote, setting the stage for a presidential signature.

The Insider | July 31, 2019

The full Senate has confirmed by unanimous voice vote President Trump's nomination of David Norquist to become deputy defense secretary.

The Insider | July 31, 2019

This Wednesday INSIDER Daily Digest has coverage of the Space Development Agency, a new "Hypersonics Roadmap," the Joint Direct Attack Munition and more.

The Insider | July 31, 2019

The House Appropriations Committee has denied a Pentagon request to shift $4.8 million to establish a cyber-specific workforce.

The Insider | July 30, 2019

This Tuesday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on the president's nominee to become the next director of national intelligence and more.

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