In-Orbit Asset Defense To Shape France’s Space Command

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The French government has required the addition of proximity surveillance cameras on the new generation of Syracuse military telecommunications satellites.
Credit: Mirexon
States are increasingly viewing satellites as strategic assets. And the French government believes that some spacecraft are under threat from emerging anti-satellite weapons on the ground as well as from in-orbit hostile spacecraft. A Russian satellite, Luch Olymp, is believed to have neared a...

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