Saltzman says China's ASAT capabilities are major challenge to service

By Apurva Minchekar / November 16, 2023 at 12:07 PM
The Space Force chief yesterday highlighted China’s anti-satellite missile capabilities as one of the significant challenges to the service. “That’s a double problem because they can take out satellites, and debris created by those destructions can cause other problems in the orbit,” Gen. Chance Saltzman, chief of space operations, said at an Atlantic Council event. Additionally, in a report sent to Congress on Nov. 15, the U.S-China Economic and Security Review Commission noted that China is pursuing a “space-based nuclear...

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