China’s Tech Tracker

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.

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

How China is winning the Middle East. Defense One, January 19, 2024.

We Have China’s ‘Anti-Access’ Challenge Exactly Backward. Defense One, November 29, 2023

Size isn’t everything: China’s new chip is less earthshaking than you may have heard. Defense One, November 9, 2023.

China’s Social-Media Attacks Are Part of a Larger ‘Cognitive Warfare’ Campaign, Defense One, October 17, 2023.

China is honing runway-repair teams. Defense One, September 5, 2023.

China’s war planners are leaning harder on its militia. Defense One, August 9, 2023.

What Venezuela’s moonbase vow says about China, Russia, and the USA. Defense One, July 17, 2023.

China’s New Conscription Rules Reveal Concerns. Defense One, June 8, 2023.

Chinese Breakthroughs Bring Quantum Tools Closer to Practicality. Defense One, May 18, 2023.

China’s Secretive Quest for Heavier Artillery. Defense One, April 27, 2023.

China Gears Up for Cognitive Warfare. Defense One, April 7, 2023.

China Is Eating Russia’s Lunch in the Defense Market. Defense One, April 3, 2023.

China ‘Colonizes’ Space with Its First Orbital Rice Harvest. Defense One, March 21, 2023.

How the West May Have Helped Build China’s Spy Balloons. Defense One, February 16, 2023.

China Gears Up To Shoot Down US Drones. Defense One, February 8, 2023.

China’s Big New Warship Is Actually Missing An Important New Weapon. Defense One, January 23, 2023.

The PLA’s People Problem: China’s military has long struggled to field quality personnel. Defense One, January 11, 2023.

How China Is Trying to Turn the US CHIPS Act to Its Favor. Defense One, November 16, 2022.

The Balance of Power Is Shifting Among Nuclear-Energy Titans. Defense One, October 6, 2022.

How Putin’s Ukraine War Has Made Russia More Reliant on China. Defense One, August 11, 2022.

China’s Roadblocks to Becoming A Science Superpower. Defense One, July 17, 2022.

Four Ways China Is Growing Its Media Influence in Southeast Asia. Defense One, May 11, 2022.

What Is China Learning from the Ukraine War? Defense One. April 3, 2022.

What China Is Actually Saying About Russia and Ukraine? Defense One, February 3, 2022.

Don’t Buy China’s Hypersonic Head-Fake. Its Spaceplanes Are Racing Ahead. Defense One, December 13, 2021.

China Locks Down Its History, to Its Peril and the World’s. Defense One, November 16, 2021.

How China Is Planning For a Tech Decoupling. Defense One, October 12, 2021.

China’s New Missile Fields Are Just Part of the PLA Rocket Force’s Growth. Defense One, August 11, 2021.

China’s Space Program Is More Military Than You Might Think. Defense One, July 16, 2021.

China’s Fusion Research Is Heating Up. Defense One, June 28, 2021.

Keep Tabs on China’s Growing Space Situational Awareness. Defense One, May 26, 2021.

Introducing ‘The China Intelligence’. Defense One, May 25, 2021.

What Do We Know About China’s Newest Missiles? Defense One, March 19, 2021.

China’s Military-Civil Fusion Strategy: What to Expect in the Next Five Years. Defence One. February 18, 2021.

How China Is Working to Quarantine the Truth About the Coronavirus. Defense One, February 9, 2020.

As Coronavirus Spreads, China’s Military Is Largely MIA. Defense One, February, 6, 2020.

Here’s China’s massive plan to retool the webPopular Science: Eastern Arsenal, October 4, 2018.

China’s Race to Space DominationPopular Science, September 2016.

Is War with China Avoidable? Popular Science, July 1, 2015.

What Weapons would China use in World War III?, Popular Science, June 30, 2015.

From unmanned fighters to orbital lasers, how the U.S. and China could fight a war, The Washington Post, June 29, 2015.

Reading War With China, The American Conservative, June 22, 2015.

Inside China’s Secret Arsenal, Popular Science, January 2013.