China’s new carrier based AWAC can detect stealth planes from over 200 miles away

China is building its first carrier-borne early-warning plane called the KJ-600. Above is the KJ-600 The KJ-600 would be fitted with an advanced active electronically scanned array, or AESA, radar which could enable it to spot stealth aircraft such as US F-22s and F-35s. The new surveillance plane could also become a command center in …

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Managing the North Korea problem

Richard Fontaine at War on the Rocks considers the North Korea problem nuclear missile problem. Fontaine believes United States should respond to North Korea’s ICBM launch with a series of tough measures based on the actual, prevailing dynamics of power on the Korean peninsula and in Northeast Asia. He believes the following should be assumptions. …

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