Space Weapons | Light wars: space-based lasers among Beijing's hi-tech arms
The US relies on its network of satellites to maintain a strategic edge over rivals. This makes a target-rich environment for space-based weapons. Photo: screenshot of Nasa image.
The US relies on its network of satellites to maintain a strategic edge over rivals. This makes a target-rich environment for space-based weapons. Photo: screenshot of Nasa image.

Light wars: space-based lasers among Beijing’s hi-tech arms

Arsenal including electromagnetic railguns and microwave weapons aims to neutralize web of satellites that give US its main strategic edge

March 10, 2017 8:55 PM (UTC+8)