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Can a space war be stopped?

By Paul Robinson, Published by Russia Today, 18 November 2021 News that Russia has tested an anti-satellite missile has sparked concern for spacecraft and, more worryingly, highlighted the lack of international treaties regulating space weapons, meaning the cosmos is becoming a battleground. While the US currently opposes controls on orbital

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A Standard Missile-3 Block IIA missile launches from the Aegis Ashore Missile Defense Test Complex at Pacific Missile Range Facility in Kauai, Hawaii, Dec. 10, 2018.

MDA: Hypersonic missile tracking prototypes on point for 2023 launch

By Theresa Hitchens, Published by Breaking Defense, 11 November 2021 What happens after the HBTSS prototype demonstrations, however, is yet to be determined, according to MDA and industry officials.  WASHINGTON: The Missile Defense Agency’s race to develop new sensors capable of tracking hypersonic missiles from space is close to ticking

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Current (left) and planned (right) missile warning architecture. Credit: Government Accountability Office

GAO steps up criticism of Space Force’s missile-warning satellite procurement

by Sandra Erwin, Published by SpaceNews, 22 September 2021 GAO: 'Despite early steps to speed up development, the Next-Gen OPIR program faces significant technical and managerial challenges' WASHINGTON — The U.S. Space Force is providing Congress overly optimistic projections about the schedule and cost of next-generation early warning satellites, the

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