Space Force tests small satellite jammer to protect against ‘space-enabled’ attacks

Space Training and Readiness Command recently conducted a test of the Remote Modular Terminal (RMT), a new system for the Space Rapid Capabilities Office. (Image credit: U.S. Space Force photo by Isaac Blancas) By Brett Tingley, Published by Space.com, 24 April 2024 Such a system could disrupt adversary satellites overhead that

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CSIS releases annual assessment of global trends in the weaponization of space

Eutelsat reported that its Hot Bird 13C and Eutelsat 7B satellites are being jammed by signals originating from within Iran. Credit: Eutelsat/Philippe Stroppa By Sandra Erwin, Published by Space News, 17 April 2024 ‘It’s surprising how many counterspace activities happen right under our noses’ WASHINGTON — The Center for Strategic and International

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U.S. Space Command adopts multipronged approach to prepare for ‘a conflict that has never happened’

By Debra Werner, Published by Space News, 9 April 2024 COLORADO SPRINGS – U.S. Space Command seeks to expand international collaboration by inviting Germany, France and New Zealand to join Operation Olympic Defender. Olympic Defender, a U.S.-led initiative to jointly strengthen defenses and deter hostility, already includes England, Australia and

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‘Curious Timing’: What’s Behind US Security Council Resolution Proposing Ban on Nukes in Space?

Image: Popular Science By Ilya Tsukanov, Published by Sputnik International, 6 April 2024 Russia has promised to “form a position” on a US-sponsored Security Council resolution proposing a ban nuclear weapons in space in due course. Why is Washington suddenly so interested in the idea? What kinds of things could

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“Juicy Targets” For China – PLA Trains Its Satellite Operators For On-Orbit Refueling, Space War With US

By Ashish Dangwal, Published by The Eurasian Times, 23 March 2024 According to the US Air Force think tank, China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) is training its satellite operators for on-orbit satellite refueling, a crucial capability for managing space logistics in both peacetime and wartime scenarios.  This revelation, disclosed in a report

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