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 | February 20, 2020

This Thursday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on a counter-A2/AD missile for the Joint Strike Fighter, the Army's Modular Active Protection System program, hypersonic missile development and more.

The Insider | February 19, 2020

This Wednesday INSIDER Daily Digest has budget news on the Pentagon's Strategic Capabilities Office as well as Air Force Grey Wolf helicopters and a nascent Navy "Stem-to-Stern Review."

The Insider | February 19, 2020

The Defense Department inspector general has begun an evaluation of whether U.S. Central Command can properly defend itself against missiles and unmanned aircraft systems.

The Insider | February 18, 2020

The Army late last week awarded Oshkosh Defense a $407.3 million contract modification to buy Joint Light Tactical Vehicles "and associated kits."

The Insider | February 18, 2020

This Tuesday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on fiscal year 2021 funding for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, the Space Development Agency and more.

The Insider | February 18, 2020

The Defense Innovation Board will meet next month to discuss the Joint Pathology Center as well as "workforce issues," according to a notice in today's Federal Register.

The Insider | February 14, 2020

This Friday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on the multibillion-dollar JEDI Cloud effort, the Next Generation Interceptor program, an Army howitzer and more.

The Insider | February 13, 2020

This Thursday INSIDER Daily Digest has a scoop on the programs the Pentagon plans to raid to pay for the president's proposed southern border wall, plus the House Armed Services Committee's senior Republican's "heartburn" over the FY-21 budget, along with the Army's "Top 10" programs it plans to eliminate and much more.

The Insider | February 12, 2020

This Wednesday INSIDER Daily Digest has coverage of DOD's spending on artificial intelligence plus the Army's Joint Light Tactical Vehicle, the Navy's proposed SSN(X) submarine, the Air Force's 3DELRR program and more.

The Insider | February 11, 2020

This Tuesday INSIDER Daily Digest is chock-full of budget news, from the Navy's Large Unmanned Surface Vessel to the Air Force's MQ-9 Reaper to the Army's Precision Strike Missile and more.

The Insider | February 10, 2020

This Monday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on the FY-21 budget, plus Amazon Web Services seeking to depose top government officials about the Joint Enterprise Defense Information Cloud contract and more.

The Insider | February 10, 2020

The Defense Department and military services have released their fiscal year 2021 budget requests. Here's what we have so far.

The Insider | February 10, 2020

The White House Office of Management and Budget has released its fiscal year 2021 budget request, $705.4 billion of which is earmarked for the Defense Department, including $636.4 billion for the base budget and $69 billion for Overseas Contingency Operations.

The Insider | February 7, 2020

This Friday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on the Air Force's Space Fence and Marine Corps' Amphibious Combat Vehicle programs along with a DOD inspector general report on the MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle.

The Insider | February 6, 2020

This Thursday INSIDER Daily Digest has a deep dive into the Marine Corps Commandant's Planning Guidance, the Air Force's B-52 engine replacement program test strategy, the Army's LOGCAP V program and more.

The Insider | February 5, 2020

This Wednesday INSIDER Daily Digest has coverage of a new National Defense Industrial Association assessment along with the Pentagon's annual operational test and evaluation report.

The Insider | February 4, 2020

This Tuesday INSIDER Daily Digest has coverage of the Space Force, the Navy's Knifefish UUV program, the Army's Chinook helicopter and a lot of defense business news.

The Insider | February 3, 2020

This Monday INSIDER Daily Digest has more coverage of the Pentagon's annual operational test and evaluation report plus news on a polar satellite system, the KC-46 tanker program and more.

The Insider | January 31, 2020

The bulk of this Friday INSIDER Daily Digest features coverage from the Pentagon's latest operational test and evaluation report.

The Insider | January 30, 2020

This Thursday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on hypersonic defense, the Air Force's Next-Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared ground system, Northrop Grumman's quarterly earnings and more.

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