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The US response to China"s ASAT test

Anthony J. Mastalir

The US response to China"s ASAT test

an international security space alliance for the future

by Anthony J. Mastalir

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Published by Air University Press in Maxwell AFB, Ala .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronautics and civilization,
  • Astronautics,
  • International cooperation,
  • Astronautics and state,
  • Anti-satellite weapons,
  • Foreign relations

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesU.S. response to China"s ASAT :, United States response to China"s ASAT :, International security space alliance for the future
    StatementAnthony J. Mastalir
    SeriesDrew paper -- no.8, Drew paper -- no.8.
    ContributionsAir University (U.S.). Air Force Research Institute
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL788.4 .M39 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 120 p. :
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25143488M
    LC Control Number2011431783
    OCLC/WorldCa700254138

      An ASAT in itself is not a defensive system that could ‘safeguard’ any asset. Instead, it is an offensive system that could solely be used for retribution in response to an attack on India’s space assets. In that sense, the capability can only be used as a deterrent against a potential rival.   Over the past decade, China’s neighbors, as well as the United States, have paid increasing attention to the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) and its developing anti-access/area .

    Once termed the 'world's largest military museum', the Chinese military has made enormous progress over the past twenty years. With skyrocketing military budgets and new technology, China's tanks, aircraft, destroyers, and missile capabilities are becoming comparable to those of the United by: 5.   Get Ready for China's Laser-Weapons Arsenal Bill Gertz Take this guy with a bowl of salt Ap China’s military is developing powerful lasers, electromagnetic railguns and high-power microwave weapons for use in a future “light war” involving space-based attacks on satellites.

    A well-scripted test. This demonstration of technical prowess by China should have come as no surprise for the Pentagon. What was surprising was the well-scripted, joined-up government response China has choreographed, in comparison to the silent confusion in Beijing after . The test, as in the past, was masked by the Chinese military as a missile defense interceptor test. American defense officials, however, said the DN-3 is one of several direct ascent anti-satellite missiles capable of destroying most U.S. satellites. Source: ASAT .


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Anti-satellite weapons (ASAT) are space weapons designed to incapacitate or destroy satellites for strategic military purposes. Several nations possess operational ASAT systems.

Although no ASAT system has yet been utilised in warfare, a few nations have shot down their own satellites to demonstrate their ASAT capabilities in a show of the United States, Russia, China, and India.

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The U.S. Response to China's ASAT Test: An International Security Space Alliance for the Future, Anti-Satellite Capabilities Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.

Thank you for your : Progressive Management. On 11 JanuaryChina conducted an anti-satellite missile test. A Chinese weather satellite—the FY-1C polar orbit satellite of the Fengyun series, at an altitude of kilometres ( mi), with a mass of kg —was destroyed by a kinetic kill vehicle traveling with a speed of 8 km/s in the opposite direction (see Head-on engagement).It was launched with a multistage solid-fuel.

A confused silence characterizes India's response to China's ASAT test of Janu as it did following the Chinese aggression of National space and security agencies have not. Desmond Ball of the Australian National University discusses China’s anti-satellite (ASAT) test of 11 January this year, and outlines the history of US and Russian anti-satellite testing.

Ball provides detailed account of the current Chinese programme, and the vulnerabilities of different satellite constellations to kinetic energy, laser, and.

Many of China’s space capabilities are designed to counter U.S. military advantages. A Long March 7 rocket, China’s new model carrier rocket, lifts off from the launch pad in Wenchang, Hainan.

Abstract. On 11 Januarythe People’s Republic of China (PRC) conducted its first successful anti-satellite (ASAT)military test, becoming the third country proving that it Cited by: 4. Of the 16 pieces of debris, six were from the satellite destroyed in China 's ASAT weapons test, which, for this orbit, increased by 50 percent the risk of collision with a large piece of debris.

To prevent such false violations, the treaty should be limited to cases where spacecraft were maneuvering within this region, which is the essence of. The Chinese Foreign Ministry, in a written response to a question from PTI, said: "We have noticed reports and hope that each country will uphold peace and tranquillity in outer space".

China conducted such a test in January when its anti-satellite missile destroyed a. (Delivered on Janu ) On Janu the Chinese destroyed one of their aging weather satellites with a missile-launched inter­ceptor. That's the first problem. The second problem, and. Essential Guide to China's Space and Defense Programs: Manned Space Launches, ASAT and Missile Programs, Military Modernization (CD-ROM) [World Spaceflight News] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Essential Guide to China's Space and Defense Programs: Manned Space Launches, ASAT and Missile ProgramsAuthor: World Spaceflight News. "Jokowi’s Response to COVID A Question of Legacy?", Ashutosh Nagda 21 Apr, Modern Diplomacy "Putting World Together Again: A Cold War of Sorts Could be on the Cards for Some Time", Lt Gen (Retd) Syed Ata Hasnain 21 Apr, The Indian Express.

How China's Mad Scientists Plan to Shock America's Military: Super Lasers, Railguns and Microwave Weapons. Why a "light war" could spell trouble for America's armed forces. Though targeting algorithms for ASAT and ballistic missile interception in outer space might be markedly different, the FAQ put out by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on March 27 confirmed that the ASAT test was done using the long-range interceptor of the BMD programme, christened as the AD (PDV 1 & 2).7 While the anticipated DRDO.

# ASAT missile test # China response to India ASAT missile test # उपग्रह रोधी मिसाइल परीक्षण # china # india # China on ASAT missile test # Prime Minister Modi # India successfully test-firing an anti-satellite missile # Ministry of External Affairs #.

China’s spectacular economic growth in the last decade has been accompanied by its impressive performance in the areas of space, missiles and warship building. Among the more remarkable of these has been its development of an Anti-Ship Ballistic Missile (ASBM), which according to experts, is intended to deter or target US aircraft carriers.

-- The United States delivered a demarche to the People's Republic of China on or about January 7,concerning China's continued refusal to adequately explain its anti-satellite flight-test.

should not be alarmed. A US NSC spokesman said China fired a missile to destroy an orbiting weather satellite, making it the third country after the United States and the former Soviet Union to shoot down anything in space.

If confirmed, the test would mean China could now theoretically shoot down spy satellites operated by other by: 8. Taipei - Confusion over the nature of China's Jan.

11 missile test is slowly clearing up, although experts still dispute whether it was designed to test missile interception technology, as reported by Xinhua, China's state news agency, or to expand anti-satellite s believe the test involved an upgraded HQ-9 surface-to-air missile (SAM) equipped with a new exoatmospheric kill.

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The author argues that in terms of its capabilities to counter the US in outer space, China is applying an intricate asymmetric strategy geared to inflict injury where it counts the most.

The pace of China's advancements in its space-based capabilities has been rising since the break in Sino-US relations in the post-Cold War era. However, instead of trying to match the US toe-to-toe as the. 9.(C) Several academics say that much of the PRC public and official response to the event is driven by their anger over the berating the PRC received after their January ASAT test.

On DecemChina’s State Council published a White Paper on "China's Space Activities in ". This is the fourth white paper on issues concerning China’s activities in the outer space. Earlier, similar such white papers were issued inand The recent white paper indicates China’s keenness to inform the outside world about their achievements and future .