China developing counter-space capabilities even as India test-fires ASAT


While India conducted its first Anti-Satellite (ASAT) test on Wednesday, China has been developing its counter-space capabilities by having formed military units that are training with ASAT missiles and by 2020 is likely to deploy a ground laser weapon to target space sensors.

China also intends to have additional ASAT weapons that are capable of destroying satellites at Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (GEO) at altitudes of about 36,000 km. It is already making progress in its ASAT  missile system which it tested in July 2014.

In 2007 as well it had demonstrated an ASAT capability, which resulted in international disapproval. All this is a follow through of the PLA’s emphasis on ‘destroying   Read More

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