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 | January 30, 2023

HII has hired Eric Chewning to be executive vice president for strategy and development, the company announced today.

The Insider | January 30, 2023

Industry organizations around the Washington area are scheduled to host several national security discussions this week, while the Defense Innovation and Business boards are set to meet as well.

The Insider | January 27, 2023

This Friday INSIDER Daily Digest has news from L3Harris Technologies and Northrop Grumman's quarterly earnings calls plus the status of the Army's Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System's Enhanced Alternative Warhead, the Air Force's F-15EX lot 1 contract and a secret SM-3 Block IIA interceptor test launch.

The Insider | January 26, 2023

This Thursday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on a Pentagon directive on autonomy in weapon systems, Army multiyear contracts and more.

The Insider | January 25, 2023

House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mike Rogers (R-AL) has announced the Republicans that will sit on the panel as well as those who will chair subcommittees.

The Insider | January 25, 2023

This Wednesday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on U.S. Abrams tanks being shipped to Ukraine, Lockheed Martin's quarterly earnings and more.

The Insider | January 24, 2023

This Tuesday INSIDER Daily Digest has news from Raytheon Technologies' quarterly earnings call, a new Space Force "watch list" for wayward contractors and more.

The Insider | January 24, 2023

Mercury Systems announced this week it has hired Vivek Upadhyaya to be the company's vice president of finance.

The Insider | January 23, 2023

The bulk of this Monday INSIDER Daily Digest has news from the Pentagon's latest operational test and evaluation report.

The Insider | January 17, 2023

This Tuesday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on the resolution of an F-35 power module shortfall, Army cloud computing, the Navy's Littoral Combat Ship program and more.

The Insider | January 13, 2023

This Friday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on a U.S.-Japan military technology agreement, the Marine Corps' need for the Light Amphibious Warship and more.

The Insider | January 12, 2023

This Thursday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on a Marine regiment being reorganized into a Marine Littoral Regiment, Navy officials complaining about shipyard delays and more.

The Insider | January 11, 2023

This Wednesday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on whether House Republicans would stomach defense spending cuts, coverage of the Surface Navy Association's annual conference and more.

The Insider | January 10, 2023

This Tuesday INSIDER Daily Digest has news from an interview with the head of U.S. Fleet Forces Command, contractors with "documented performance issues," the latest on the Pentagon's Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program and more.

The Insider | January 10, 2023

Leidos has hired retired Navy Vice Adm. Frank Pandolfe to be vice president and strategic account executive for the Navy and Marine Corps.

The Insider | January 9, 2023

This Monday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on the Space Force's Missile Track Custody program, upgrades to the Navy's Zumwalt-class destroyers and more.

The Insider | January 6, 2023

This Friday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on Black Hawk helicopter production, the Pentagon's Joint Warfighting Cloud Capability program, the Defense Innovation Board and more.

The Insider | January 5, 2023

This Thursday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on a proposed multibillion-dollar Standard Missile-3 procurement contract, Joint Strike Fighter engine deliveries, naval training in the gulf of Alaska and more.

The Insider | January 4, 2023

This Wednesday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on the Missile Defense Agency figuring out what went wrong with a failed 2021 intercept test, the White House resubmitting certain Defense Department nominations and more.

The Insider | January 3, 2023

This first INSIDER Daily Digest of 2023 has a deep dive into the Air Force's airborne refueling tanker recapitalization effort, an Army helicopter contract protest and all the other news posted during the holiday week.

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