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Space Domination: Pentagon to Beef up Defense of Satellites

Space Domination: Pentagon to Beef up Defense of Satellites

United States satellites could be vulnerable to attacks, according to the deputy secretary of the Defense Department, who urged the government and private sector to work together to protect the key space assets. Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work, speaking […]


Russia to boost nuclear, space defence forces against US

Russia to boost nuclear, space defence forces against US

Russia will respond to the United States’ “prompt global strike” programme designed to take out targets within an hour by upgrading its nuclear and space defence forces, its deputy prime minister said Wednesday. “Our response to the prompt global strike […]


Shelton discusses importance of space defense

Shelton discusses importance of space defense

Space is fundamental to the economy, the military and the way of life in the United States and officials must continue to guard against challenges in the domain from adversaries, the commander of Air Force Space Command said today. Gen. […]


Official Describes Evolution of Space Deterrence

Official Describes Evolution of Space Deterrence

Space is a current and future battleground without terrain, where invisible enemies conceivably could mount undetectable attacks to devastating effect if the right deterrent and defensive plans aren’t pursued now, the assistant defense secretary for global strategic affairs told a […]


China, India challenge US monopoly on AMD, satellite defense

China, India challenge US monopoly on AMD, satellite defense

Development of antimissile and anti-satellite systems is not the prerogative of the United States or Russia. Many other countries, however, like China, Israel and India are developing such systems. The creation of them, caused by nuclear proliferation, is becoming an […]


General: Space capability integral to all military operations

General: Space capability integral to all military operations

Space capabilities have become integral to all military operations, the commander of Air Force Space Command told reporters here during a Defense Writers Group breakfast March 22. “It’s hard to imagine what life was like before we had … GPS […]


Defense, State Agree to Pursue Conduct Code for Outer Space

Defense, State Agree to Pursue Conduct Code for Outer Space

The departments of Defense and State have agreed an international code of conduct should govern activities in outer space, and officials announced plans to work with the European Union to develop it. Pentagon Press Secretary George Little yesterday issued a […]


China’s hostile space capabilities worry US

China’s hostile space capabilities worry US

China is developing “counterspace” weapons that could shoot down satellites or jam signals, a Pentagon official said Friday as the United States unveiled a 10-year strategy for security in space. “The investment China is putting into counterspace capabilities is a […]


US and China launched space weapon tests: documents

US and China launched space weapon tests: documents

The United States and China both used advanced missiles to blow up their own satellites in a mutual show of military strength, documents published in Thursday’s Telegraph newspaper showed. The memos, leaked by the WikiLeaks website, revealed that the US […]


 
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