China

To rebuild America's arsenal, rehabilitate the National Defense Stockpile—and prioritize critical munitions

Our munitions stockpiles and production capacity are not just inadequate; they are a glaring vulnerability.

Space Force: We need a hotline to China

Direct communications could ward off miscalculation as space militarizes faster than norms develop, officials say.

Navy envisions ‘hundreds of thousands’ of drones in the Pacific to deter China

With DIU contracting for prototypes, Pacific Fleet is experimenting with unmanned craft that may one day defend Taiwan.

Navy robot ships on a 15-year path to operating ‘at speed and scale,’ CNO says

Adm. Franchetti’s plans to compete with China include better networks, unmanned infrastructure, and a new robotics rating for sailors.

Expect China to attack US infrastructure within 3 years, MITRE CTO says

The US needs to figure out how to disconnect its industrial-control systems from its networks—and fast, says a top leader of the defense R&D not-for-profit.

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US may cut info-warfare assets as China, Russia expand influence ops

Key psyops units may get squeezed by a Pentagon effort to trim special-operations forces.

Robot wingmen vs. China: What a think tank’s wargame revealed about a key USAF concept

As the Air Force contemplates a range of price points, the tabletop exercise suggests cheaper is better.

Chinese hacking operations have entered a far more dangerous phase, US warns

“This is truly an Everything Everywhere, All at Once scenario,” one official said.