antisatellite antisatellite


  • (adj) of or relating to a system to destroy satellites in orbit


  1. The antisatellite gadgets were invented because space is already militarized.
  2. China's plans to launch cyberwar or antisatellite weapons may sound scary, but they are a long way from reality.


  • Space control in the Air Force's 2014 budget request

    Comments made by a senior Defense Department official in May led some to speculate that the military had started a new antisatellite weapons program. Victoria Samson examines the military's 2014 budget request and finds no evidence of such an effort.
    on July 23, 2013     Source: The Space Review


  1. "I used the example of the antisatellite test as how, sometimes, the international community can be confused, because it was a surprise that China did that, and it wasn't clear what their intent was," General Pace told reporters in Beijing.
    on Mar 23, 2007 By: Gen Peter Pace Source: New York Times

  2. "I have heard such reports, and they are quite abstract," Ivanov said. "I'm very much afraid they don't have [any] basis -- as you say that they are antisatellite and so on. I'm afraid it's not true. And perhaps I'm not even afraid, but it is...
    on Jan 19, 2007 By: Sergei Ivanov Source: RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

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