Space Command Identifies New Chinese Space-Based Weapon

Credit: Sj-17: CNTV
U.S. Space Command on April 20 identified a Chinese satellite as a prototype for a future space-based weapon. The Shijian (SJ)-17 satellite, which was launched to geostationary Earth orbit in 2016, is equipped with a robotic arm, Gen. James Dickinson, the head of Space Command, said in written...
Steve Trimble

Steve covers military aviation, missiles and space for the Aviation Week Network, based in Washington DC.

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