Satellite Imagery Exposes China’s Space-Jammer Buildup

Advanced Extremely High Frequency satellite constellation

Satellite constellations, such as the Advanced Extremely High Frequency system (pictured), are being targeted by a growing number of Chinese ground-based jammers.

Credit: U.S. Air Force
A U.S.-based analyst has identified a severalfold increase since 2020 in the Chinese military’s ground-based jammers potentially being aimed at the most distant and powerful communications satellites. It is a development that poses an expanded threat to a critical enabler of modern military...

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