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 | December 27, 2023

The Biden administration today announced a $250 million security assistance package for Ukraine -- the final one for 2023 -- including additional air defense capabilities, artillery ammunition, anti-tank weapons and other equipment, valued at $250 million.

The Insider | December 21, 2023

This Thursday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on the launch of a Defense Science Board summer study, the National Security Agency's annual cybersecurity report and more.

The Insider | December 20, 2023

This Wednesday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on the Senate punting its national security funding debate to next year, possible budget implications to a couple of missile defense programs and more.

The Insider | December 20, 2023

Lockheed Martin announced this week that Maria Ricciardone has been promoted to vice president and treasurer and Evan Scott as chief financial officer of the company's Missiles and Fire Control business unit.

The Insider | December 19, 2023

This Tuesday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on the Pentagon issuing a "call for projects" for its Microelectronics Commons effort, plus coverage from the Army's recent Technical Exchange Meeting 11 in Savannah, GA and more.

The Insider | December 18, 2023

This Monday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on the Pentagon's National Defense Industrial Strategy, homeland missile defense, Army networks and more.

The Insider | December 15, 2023

This Friday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on the potential damage a full-year continuing resolution would wreak on major defense acquisition programs, the Pentagon's artificial intelligence efforts, AUKUS provisions in the FY-24 defense policy bill and more.

The Insider | December 14, 2023

This Thursday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on space-based missile defense, Navy munition stocks, the potential for a Space National Guard and more.

The Insider | December 13, 2023

This Wednesday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on a Defense Innovation Unit project to develop prototype batteries, the Army's Unified Network Operations (UNO) plan, the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program and more.

The Insider | December 12, 2023

This Tuesday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on nuclear command, control and communications provisions in the fiscal year 2024 defense policy conference bill, an Air Force investigation into the leaks of classified information on the Discord social media platform and more.

The Insider | December 11, 2023

This Monday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on a big missile defense intercept test this morning, the Pentagon's Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program, Army artificial intelligence/machine learning efforts and more.

The Insider | December 11, 2023

Boeing today announced Stephanie Pope has been appointed as the company's new executive vice president and chief operating officer.

The Insider | December 11, 2023

Senior defense officials are slated to speak at a number of congressional and industry events this week in the Washington region.

The Insider | December 8, 2023

This Friday INSIDER Daily Digest has news from the fiscal year 2024 defense authorization conference bill released this week, along with coverage of the Poland-based Aegis Ashore unit and more.

The Insider | December 7, 2023

This Thursday INSIDER Daily Digest has news from the fiscal year 2024 defense authorization conference report released late last night and more.

The Insider | December 6, 2023

This Wednesday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on bolstering domestic arms production in Ukraine, a multibillion-dollar supplemental spending bill proposed by Senate Democrats, a DOD inspector general report on cybersecurity and more.

The Insider | December 5, 2023

This Tuesday INSIDER Daily Digest has a deep dive into the Pentagon's Microelectronics Commons program's regional innovation "hubs," plus the congressional response to the Defense Department's 2023 omnibus reprogramming request and more.

The Insider | December 4, 2023

This Monday INSIDER Daily Digest has coverage from the past weekend's Reagan National Defense Forum in California, plus news on AUKUS and more.

The Insider | December 4, 2023

Senior defense officials speak at a plethora of congressional and industry events this week.

The Insider | December 1, 2023

This Friday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on DOD officials warning about the potential "devastating impacts" a yearlong continuing resolution could have on weapons modernization efforts, plus the imminent release of the rule for the Pentagon's Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program and more.

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