Weapons are already being developed for the first space war. [Source: thesun.co.uk]

Insane U.S. Plan to Spend Billions on Weaponizing Space Makes Defense Contractors Jump for Joy—But Rest of World Cowers in Horror at Prospect of New Arms Race Leading to World War III

By Karl Grossman, Published by CovertAction Magazine 25 August 2021 Imagine this scenario from the year 2045: The U.S. and China, after years of belligerence, go to war over control of the Taiwan straits; most of the battles are fought through cyber-attacks and space-based weapons systems that had been perfected

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Maneuver warfare in space: The strategic imperative for nuclear thermal propulsion

By Christopher Stone, Published by C4ISRNET, 8 July 2021 China’s aggressive military space strategy, which views space warfare as “rapid and destructive,” must prompt U.S. space leaders to rethink their approach to this growing threat. While defenses against Chinese ground-based anti-satellite missiles or on-orbit weapons may include such methods as

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The Counter Communications System is used to jam enemy satellites. (Airman 1st Class Andrew Bertain/U.S. Air Force)

The Space Force wants to use directed-energy systems for space superiority

By Nathan Strout, Published by C4ISRNET, 16 June 2021 WASHINGTON — The head of the Space Force acknowledged that the U.S. is developing the “appropriate” directed-energy systems to maintain American space superiority, although he declined to provide details in the unclassified setting of a June 16 congressional hearing. Noting that

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