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A First: India to Launch First Simulated Space Warfare Exercise
June 12, 2019
A First: India to Launch First Simulated Space Warfare Exercise
Reports of a tabletop wargame speak to India’s ongoing efforts to develop its space policy.
A First: India to Launch First Simulated Space Warfare Exercise
Mission Shakti and Beyond: Breaking Down India’s Anti-Satellite Test
April 02, 2019
Mission Shakti and Beyond: Breaking Down India’s Anti-Satellite Test
India’s prime minister has declared the country a “space superpower.”
Mission Shakti and Beyond: Breaking Down India’s Anti-Satellite Test
Exclusive: India Conducted a Failed Anti-Satellite Test in February 2019
March 30, 2019
Exclusive: India Conducted a Failed Anti-Satellite Test in February 2019
India succeeded in destroying a satellite in low earth orbit in March, but that wasn’t its first attempted ASAT test.
Exclusive: India Conducted a Failed Anti-Satellite Test in February 2019
India’s Leap in Space: The Significance of the First Indian Anti-Satellite Test
March 29, 2019
India’s Leap in Space: The Significance of the First Indian Anti-Satellite Test
India’s anti-satellite test is a major moment.
India’s Leap in Space: The Significance of the First Indian Anti-Satellite Test
Indian Prime Minister Announces Successful Anti-Satellite Weapon Test in National Address
March 27, 2019
Indian Prime Minister Announces Successful Anti-Satellite Weapon Test in National Address
An Indian interceptor missile destroyed a satellite at an altitude of 300 km.
Indian Prime Minister Announces Successful Anti-Satellite Weapon Test in National Address
Trump's Space Force Misses the Mark on Chinese and Russian Space Threats
August 28, 2018
Trump's Space Force Misses the Mark on Chinese and Russian Space Threats
The United States should avoid launching an arms race in space.
Trump's Space Force Misses the Mark on Chinese and Russian Space Threats
How Should the US Engage China in Space?
March 17, 2018
How Should the US Engage China in Space?
Examining the maritime domain for lessons on a strategic way forward for U.S.-China cooperation.
How Should the US Engage China in Space?
The PLA’s Potential Breakthrough in High-Power Microwave Weapons
March 11, 2017
The PLA’s Potential Breakthrough in High-Power Microwave Weapons
Though details are scarce, recent Chinese reports hint at a major advance in HPM technology.
The PLA’s Potential Breakthrough in High-Power Microwave Weapons
How China Is Weaponizing Outer Space
January 19, 2017
How China Is Weaponizing Outer Space
Many of China's space capabilities are designed to counter U.S. military advantages.
How China Is Weaponizing Outer Space
India's Anti-Satellite Weapons
June 14, 2016
India's Anti-Satellite Weapons
Does India truly have the ability to target enemy satellites in war?
India's Anti-Satellite Weapons
China’s Deceptively Weak Anti-Satellite Capabilities
November 13, 2014
China’s Deceptively Weak Anti-Satellite Capabilities
Relax, China's ASAT capabilities do not threaten U.S. satellites.
China’s Deceptively Weak Anti-Satellite Capabilities
China Conducted Anti-Satellite Missile Test
July 29, 2014
China Conducted Anti-Satellite Missile Test
The U.S. says that China conducted an anti-satellite missile test last week, not a ballistic missile defense test.
China Conducted Anti-Satellite Missile Test
China Secretly Tested an Anti-Satellite Missile
March 19, 2014
China Secretly Tested an Anti-Satellite Missile
A new report “strongly suggests” that China secretly tested a new ASAT missile in May of last year.
China Secretly Tested an Anti-Satellite Missile
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