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Synonyms for antisatellite

of or relating to a system to destroy satellites in orbit


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China conducted its first successful test of an anti-satellite weapon and blew up a satellite.
aspx) National Defense magazine , the anti-satellite weapons being tested by China will be damaging to the space.
However, if "asked about the Obama Administration's position regarding China's earlier direct-ascent anti-satellite flight-test," US diplomats were to reply that US concerns about the earlier test were still valid, and that "the United States has steadfastly urged China not to conduct further anti-satellite weapons flight-testing in space.
The apparent test of a Chinese anti-satellite weapon generated a cloud of about 2,500 pieces of debris.
He also failed to win any new insights into China's surprise test of an anti-satellite weapon in January.
The importance of maintaining unfettered access to space was reinforced earlier this year, when China successfully tested an anti-satellite weapon.
His comments followed China's successful test of an anti-satellite weapon in January that destroyed an ageing weather satellite and heightened the prospect of an arms race in space, the 'high ground' of military strategy in recent years.
It is this debris, more than any anti-satellite weapon, that poses a threat today.
Consider just one scenario, highlighted by the recent successful test of Chinas anti-satellite weapon, part of a strategy to exploit technological asymmetries.
The interview, carried on the front page of the newspaper, did not mention China's test of an anti-satellite weapon last month that has triggered concern from countries such as Australia, Britain, Japan and the United States.
Secrecy surrounding the drone orbiting space had sparked different theories from it being planned to be used as space bomber to it being an anti-satellite weapon.
China's test two years ago of an anti-satellite weapon caused particular alarm in Washington, when a land-based missile was used to destroy an obsolete Chinese weather satellite.
1) Craig Covault, "Chinese Test Anti-Satellite Weapon," Aviation Week & Space Technology, online post on Jan.
According to the Economic Times, China is gearing up for another anti-satellite weapon test this month, probably in the next week or two.