Our writer probes how best to defend vulnerable satellites from attack.
By Dawn Stover
Posted 10.10.2005 at 2:00 am 0 Comments
The U.S. military relies heavily on satellites for communications, navigation, surveillance and other essential activities. To protect these satellites, some military strategists say we need to deploy defenses that include space weapons. The problem: It's far more expensive and technologically challenging to defend a satellite than to attack one.
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