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 16, 2023

This Wednesday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on the Navy and Marine Corps fielding 3D printing systems across the fleet. Additionally, a congressional commission has made recommendations to provide the Pentagon with greater spending flexibility.

The Insider | August 15, 2023

This Tuesday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on an interim report from the congressional commission tasked with reforming the Defense Department's 1960s-era budget planning and programming system, plus a Government Accountability Office evaluation of the timeliness of DOD's responses to GAO reports and more.

The Insider | August 14, 2023

This Monday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on a nascent trans-regional missile defense concept being implemented by U.S. Space Command plus the Army's Low Altitude Stalking and Strike Ordnance (LASSO) program and more.

The Insider | August 14, 2023

Senior officials speak in person and virtually at defense industry events this week.

The Insider | August 11, 2023

Clark Cully, the head of policy at the Pentagon's Chief Digital and Artificial Intelligence Office, is leaving his position to work in the private sector.

The Insider | August 11, 2023

This Friday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on a nascent Army "man-portable, tube-launched, lethal payload munition, unmanned aerial system," the Air Force's Advanced Battle Management System Content Delivery Network and more.

The Insider | August 10, 2023

The Biden administration is asking Congress for an extra $9.9 billion in funding to replace weapon systems sent to Ukraine as well as paying for service members who have been temporarily deployed to Europe.

The Insider | August 10, 2023

Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks has established a task force to focus the Defense Department's "exploration and responsible fielding" of generative artificial intelligence capabilities, including Large Language Models.

The Insider | August 10, 2023

The Pentagon wants to tweak the acquisition rules to require explanations to companies who lose certain defense contracts worth less than $6 million.

The Insider | August 10, 2023

This Thursday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on artificial intelligence, Ukraine's cybersecurity lessons learned from its ongoing war with Russia, Army directed-energy short-range air defense systems and more.

The Insider | August 9, 2023

This Wednesday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on the Air Force's E-7 Wedgetail early warning aircraft program, a recent Defense Department cloud workshop, the Army's contested logistics cross-functional team and more.

The Insider | August 8, 2023

This Tuesday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet's next-generation infrared sensor, the Space Development Agency's Tranche 1 Transport Layer program and more.

The Insider | August 7, 2023

This Monday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on the missile defense of Guam, the Navy's plans to buy fewer flight II Landing Platform Dock amphibious warfare ships and more.

The Insider | August 7, 2023

With Congress out of session, senior Pentagon officials will speak at various industry events this week.

The Insider | August 4, 2023

This Friday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on Navy amphibious ships, the acting Marine Corps commandant's latest guidance and more.

The Insider | August 3, 2023

This Thursday INSIDER Daily Digest has news from the Air Force Life Cycle Industry Day conference and more.

The Insider | August 2, 2023

This Wednesday INSIDER Daily Digest has more details on the weapons contracts awarded to supply Ukraine in its fight against Russia's invasion, the Marine Corps looking at a U.S. facility to produce an Israeli interceptor missile and more.

The Insider | August 2, 2023

General Dynamics' board of directors has elected Laura Schumacher as an independent lead director, the company announced this week.

The Insider | August 1, 2023

The Defense Business Board will meet in closed session on Wednesday and Thursday, according to a Pentagon notice.

The Insider | August 1, 2023

This Tuesday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on the Air Force Life Cycle Industry Day conference, Navy unmanned systems and more.

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