October 16, 2016
In space, the looming threat of a new arms race
Source: The Economic Times
Journalist AFP Staff
WASHINGTON:Killer satellites, blinding lasers, sophisticated jammers: the world's military powers are quietly readying for a war in outer space -- at the risk of fueling a dangerous new arms race.
US military officials have in recent years sounded growing alatm about the potential vulnerabilities of their satellites, which underpin US military power.
Initially, the reserve of the Inited States and the Soviet Union, space has now become accessible to an ever-expanding multitude of of nations and private firms.
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