October 16, 2016

In space, the looming threat of a new arms race

Featuring Elbridge Colby

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.

Read the full article at the Economic Times.


  • Elbridge Colby

    Former Director, Defense Program

    Elbridge Colby is the former Director of the Defense Program at the Center for a New American Security, where he led CNAS’ work on defense issues. Previously, Colby served as ...