Russia in all probability put ‘counterspace weapon’ in orbit to assault satellites, U.S. says | EUROtoday

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The U.S. authorities has assessed that Russia just lately launched a “counterspace weapon” into orbit that could possibly be used to assault satellites, U.S. officers mentioned this week, including to considerations a couple of new frontier for battle between the nations.

Pentagon spokesman Maj. Gen. Patrick Ryder instructed reporters Tuesday that it had assessed that Moscow had launched a satellite tv for pc into low Earth orbit final week that was “likely a counterspace weapon presumably capable of attacking other satellites in low Earth orbit.”