Russia already has deployed a satellite armed with a weapon in low-earth orbit that can destroy US satellites vital for communications, denying our ability to leverage space as a force multiplier.

Russia has a nesting doll satellite [in orbit] to destroy US satellites, armed with a weapon to destroy US satellites,” Space Force Commander General John Raymond told the Air Force Association (AFA) Air Space Cyber Conference @ National Harbor in Maryland.

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Raymond claimed the satellite is designed like a Russian “nesting doll,” with an outer casing that opens up to reveal an inner satellite shell and that shell also opens to reveal a weapon that can fire at and destroy US orbiting satellites from a safe distance.

He went on to posit that the satellite is targeted at destroying US space assets that are essential for accurate long-range precision targeting and fires for “smart” munitions launched from bombers and other weapons.

The Russian satellite Kosmos 2542 was launched in November 2019 and in December 2019, it released a sub-satellite, Kosmos-2543 which then carried out a series of maneuvers that US military officials interpreted as a show of force.

Sputnik / ABC Flash Point Military News 2021.

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Gas Monkey
Gas Monkey
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21-09-21 20:54

It is a good thing that the US acknowledges that they know this. The US broke every promise made to Russia. Putin is obligated to do his very best to protect the Russian people. I don’t see an issue.

Barros
Barros
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21-09-21 20:56

The US regime and followers should be kicked out of Earth.