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.

Read the full article at the Economic Times.


  • Elbridge Colby