Russia explores new anti-satellite weapon. This was stated by the commander of the Center for United States strategic command General of the air force John Khayten at Stanford University in California, according to the website of the Pentagon.

He noted that Russia has such weapons since the 1980s. Now Russian works including the laser, which can be used in space.

Also, according to Hatena, such weapons would threaten U.S. satellites. It can create space debris, which complicate access to space.

China reiterates peaceful use of space, but the commander believes that this is the most aggressive country in the world and it will compete with the US in space.

Russia is working on anti-satellite weapons, the Pentagon 27.01.2017

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