Erika Solem is a Ph. D. Fellow at the Potomac Foundation where she supports the research efforts on the China’s 21st Century Strategic Arsenal project. She is a first year Ph. D. student at George Washington University with a focus on Chinese Space Policy and Defense. She has extensive experience both living and studying in China.
China’s military is reorganizing itself to be a more modern, effective force. On January 1, 2016, the Second Artillery Force (第二炮兵部队) (responsible for China’s nuclear and conventional arsenals) was reorganized