China Building Weapons To Attack U.S. ‘Ground, Sea, Air Targets From Orbit’

  • China is rapidly building a large force of space weapons, including sophisticated anti-satellite missiles, lasers, jammers, orbiting killer robots and cybertools, to “blind and deafen” a war enemy, the U.S. military is warning.
  • The Pentagon released details of Beijing’s growing space arms arsenal last week in its annual report to Congress on the Chinese military.
  • “The [People’s Liberation Army] continues to acquire and develop a range of counter-space capabilities and related technologies, including kinetic-kill missiles, ground-based lasers, and orbiting space robots, as well as expanding space surveillance capabilities, which can monitor objects in space within their field of view and enable counter-space actions,” the 195-page report states.
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