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 | November 21, 2023

Mercury Systems last week announced the departure of Mitch Stevison, the head of the company's Mission Systems division, effective Dec. 1, 2023.

The Insider | November 20, 2023

This Monday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on the Army’s Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor system, the Air Force's newly minted chief of staff giving his first remarks, the White House's new National Spectrum Strategy and more.

The Insider | November 10, 2023

This Friday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on the naval submarine industrial base, the Army's AN/TPQ-53 radar system and more.

The Insider | November 9, 2023

This Thursday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on the AUKUS program, the Pentagon's counter-drone efforts, delays to two Space Force programs and more.

The Insider | November 8, 2023

This Wednesday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on production of 155mm artillery rounds, the Navy planning a service life extension for its Ohio-class ballistic missile submarines and more.

The Insider | November 8, 2023

The Missile Defense Agency announced today it has stopped work on an environmental impact statement for the construction and operation of a homeland defense radar based in Hawaii.

The Insider | November 7, 2023

This Tuesday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on an Army prototype directed-energy air-defense system, the newly confirmed Air Force chief of staff's first message to airmen, the Navy's Large Unmanned Surface Vessel program and more.

The Insider | November 6, 2023

This Monday INSIDER Daily Digest has the latest on the Pentagon's Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program, plus a Congressional Budget Office report on a bill to allow the sale of Virginia-class submarines to Australia and more.

The Insider | November 3, 2023

This Friday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on senators' efforts to overcome a blanket hold on military nominations, plus a chat with a senior Pentagon official about digital engineering and more.

The Insider | November 2, 2023

This Thursday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on the Air Force's KC-46A airborne refueling tanker program, the newly minted House speaker floating an idea to keep the government open beyond the current continuing resolution and more.

The Insider | November 2, 2023

Leidos today announced a realignment of its operating groups and changes to its corporate leadership structure and personnel, effective Jan. 1, 2024.

The Insider | November 1, 2023

This Wednesday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on the Biden administration threatening a veto of House GOP lawmakers' proposed stand-alone bill to aid Israel, the Navy's MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft program and more.

The Insider | October 31, 2023

This Tuesday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on the Biden administration's proposed supplemental spending request and more.

The Insider | October 30, 2023

This Monday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on the Pentagon seeking an updated nuclear gravity bomb, a Congressional Budget Office report on the Navy's latest shipbuilding plan and more.

The Insider | October 27, 2023

This Friday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on the foreign military sales process, Oshkosh's and L3Harris Technologies' quarterly earnings and more.

The Insider | October 26, 2023

This Thursday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on international cooperation in expanding global weapons production, a recent Navy missile defense intercept test plus defense contractors' quarterly earnings and more.

The Insider | October 25, 2023

HII announced today that it has hired retired British Army Brig. Gen. Paul Tennant to be corporate vice president of engagement and international government relations.

The Insider | October 25, 2023

This Wednesday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on the Pentagon's continued focus on China as the "pacing challenge" identified in the 2022 National Defense Strategy, the Defense Department reshuffling of 155mm artillery rounds to support Israel's fight against Hamas and more.

The Insider | October 24, 2023

This Tuesday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on an industry group's lobbying for $1 billion in Defense Innovation Unit funding, a recently released Defense Science Board study on China as an information espionage threat in academia and more.

The Insider | October 16, 2023

This Monday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on the Missile Defense Agency's Next Generation Interceptor program, the Space Force's wariness over artificial intelligence and more.

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