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 | September 18, 2023

This Monday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on the potential effect of partisan gridlock on how European allies perceive the United States, the Pentagon's use of the mid-band electromagnetic spectrum and more.

The Insider | September 18, 2023

AeroVironment announced today it has completed its acquisition of Tomahawk Robotics, a maker of artificial intelligence-enabled robotic control systems, for $120 million in a mix of cash and stock.

The Insider | September 15, 2023

This Friday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on the Space Force's classification process, a radar to be based in Palau, Navy amphibious vessels and more.

The Insider | September 14, 2023

This Thursday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on Air Force next-generation airlift and refueling aircraft, the Pentagon's cyber strategy and more.

The Insider | September 14, 2023

The Defense Science Board will meet in closed session later this month to talk about innovation, critical infrastructure and position, navigation and timing issues.

The Insider | September 13, 2023

This Wednesday INSIDER Daily Digest has news from this week's AFA 2023 Air, Space and Cyber Conference plus an Army Science Board study and more.

The Insider | September 12, 2023

This Tuesday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on Navy electromagnetic warfare capabilities, the Landing Ship Medium program, the Army's artificial intelligence and machine learning efforts and more.

The Insider | September 12, 2023

The Defense Department announced today it has set up separate commercial agreements to increase domestic nickel and lithium production.

The Insider | September 11, 2023

This Monday INSIDER Daily Digest has coverage of a speech by the Air Force's top civilian official, Guam missile defense, Pentagon services contracts and more.

The Insider | September 8, 2023

This Friday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on Defense Department artificial intelligence efforts, AUKUS legislation and more.

The Insider | September 7, 2023

This Thursday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on Navy amphibious ships, the U.S.-U.K.-Australia submarine pact, autonomous drones and more.

The Insider | September 7, 2023

Leidos this week announced the promotion of Amy Smith to lead the company's lobbying efforts on Capitol Hill.

The Insider | September 7, 2023

Saab announced today it has bought Silicon Valley, CA-based artificial intelligence/machine learning company CrowdAI.

The Insider | September 6, 2023

The Pentagon today released a specific list of the number of general and flag officer promotions being held up due to Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-AL).

The Insider | September 6, 2023

This Wednesday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on the Pentagon's multibillion-dollar valuation error on Ukraine weapons funding, plus the Navy's plan to dismantle the former aircraft carrier Enterprise (CVN-65) as well as the latest from the Space Development Agency.

The Insider | September 5, 2023

This post-Labor Day INSIDER Daily Digest has an exclusive deep dive into a new cruise missile defense initiative, plus Naval Sea Systems Command working on an unmanned maritime minelaying system and more.

The Insider | September 1, 2023

This Friday INSIDER Daily Digest has the Pentagon's thoughts on the upcoming continuing resolution needed to keep the government funded past Sept. 30, the Missile Defense Agency's Long Range Discrimination Radar program suffering another setback, the Army's Precision Strike Missile and more.

The Insider | August 31, 2023

This Thursday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on the Air Force's Agile Combat Employment concept, the Conventional Prompt Strike weapon system being integrated onto the first Zumwalt-class destroyer and more.

The Insider | August 31, 2023

IFS today announced it has agreed to acquire Falkonry, a California-based artificial intelligence software company that provides automated, high-speed data analysis to the manufacturing and defense industries.

The Insider | August 30, 2023

This Wednesday INSIDER Daily Digest has more news on the Pentagon's Replicator program, the Army seeking a soft kill, electronic warfare system to protect tactical vehicles from incoming projectiles and more.

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