China’s latest aircraft carrier is much more than a big ship. Defense One, June 7, 2024. 

A new breakthrough could deepen US troops’ dependence on Chinese batteries. Defense One, May 28, 2024.

‘Fast Movers’: Meet the Chinese Satellites that Zoom Around for Inspections—or Interference. Defense One, May 20, 2024.

The Forgotten Part of the Contest: Army Logistics In The Pacific. War On The Rocks, April 29, 2024. 

Farewell to China’s Strategic Support Force. Let’s Meet Its Replacements. Defense One, April 29, 2024.

The AI Revolution is Already Here. Defense One, April 15, 2024.

Humans must be held responsible for decisions AI weapons make. The Asahi Shimbun, March 25, 2024.

China’s nascent railgun is just the tip of its shipboard R&D. Defense One, March, 15, 2024.

China is building its own Starlink—even as questions surround Musk’s constellation. Defense One, Feb. 26, 2024.


Eastern Arsenal” is an article series for Popular Science that uses open source intelligence and reporting to track the latest in China’s military and technology rise.