India’s successful anti-satellite (ASAT) missile test on 26 March, labelled Mission Shakti, made it a member of an exclusive club of four nations with such capabilities.
Days before India’s ASAT test, ThePrint reported that China has recently made numerous forays in space denial weapons, and also deployed systems that can dazzle, disable or destroy satellites. This has even prompted the US government to take action to harden its infrastructure against the EMP or electromagnetic pulse threat from China.
Earlier this month, Jane’s Defence Weekly reported a Chinese naval platform testing laser weapons, albeit of a lower intensity. Read More