Bill Sweetman is an aerospace and defense journalist specializing in the development and use of high-tech weapons, He is senior international defense editor of Aviation Week & Space Technology.

Target Acquired

Pentagon’s Plan to Keep USA No. 1

After years of strategic drift, the U.S. military may finally have a path to maintain its edge over countries like China. Will the defense-industrial bureaucrats stand in the way?

Winter Is Coming

The Coming New Cold War

The U.S. and Russia are sinking billions into nuclear-capable bombers, missiles, and submarines. Another round of “Mutually Assured Destruction,” anyone?