Space Force official warns China and Russia deploying weaponized satellites to target US satellites like GPS

U.S. Space Force Gen. B. Chance Saltzman, Chief of Space Operations, speaks during a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces to examine United States Space Force programs in review of the Fiscal Year 2024 Defense Authorization Request, Tuesday, March 14, 2023, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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Important Takeaways:

  • China, Russia deploying space weapons to attack U.S. satellites, warns Space Force chief
  • China’s military has deployed 347 satellites, including 35 launched in the past six months, to target U.S. forces in a future conflict, the commander of the Space Force told a Senate hearing
  • Space Force Gen. B. Chance Saltzman said Russia is also testing and deploying orbital anti-satellite weapons, extensive cyber capabilities and land-based anti-satellite missiles, electronic jammers and lasers.
  • The Chinese military also has several types of ground-launched missiles capable of hitting orbiting satellites.
  • A third space weapon of the Chinese is orbiting satellites that can grab and crush vulnerable craft from hostile nations.
  • China’s more advanced space warfare weapons pose “the most immediate threat” to attacks in space
  • Both “are intent on targeting perceived U.S. vulnerabilities and eliminating American advantage in the space domain,” the four-star general told a Senate Armed Services subcommittee on strategic forces hearing Tuesday

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