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Monday, February 11, 2019

Russian, Chinese lasers compromise US satellites say Pentagon

A new Pentagon report has cautioned that China and Russia were both creating space abilities to compromise the US, including lasers that could target and devastate American satellites.

World news : China and Russia, specifically, are building up an assortment of intends to misuse apparent US dependence on space-based frameworks and test the US position in space," the Defense Intelligence Agency report said on Monday. The report titled, "Difficulties to Security in Space", analyzes Russian, Chinese, Iranian and North Korean space abilities, CNN announced. 

US satellites assume a basic job in everything from route, weapons focusing on and knowledge gathering, including watching North Korea's atomic weapons program and observing Russian and Chinese military movement. 

They likewise house sensors associated with identifying foe rocket dispatches. 

The report has point by point an assortment of Russian and Chinese enemy of satellite weapons, including electronic fighting frameworks, coordinated vitality weapons and "active" hostile to satellite rockets. It said both Beijing and Moscow were "likely" seeking after "laser weapons to upset, debase, or harm satellites and their sensors". 

"China likely will handle a ground-based laser weapon that can counter low-circle space-based sensors by 2020, and by the mid-to-late 2020s, it might field higher power frameworks that stretch out the danger to the structures of non-optical satellites," the report said. 

President Donald Trump's government is effectively considering putting propelled sensors in space as a major aspect of its ongoing Missile Defense Review, which was revealed a month ago. The report cautioned that China likewise has an operational rocket fit for hitting satellites in low-Earth circle while Russia is creating one. 

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