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USA: Russia and China can destroy American satellites

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In the American edition Washington Free Beacon There was a material about the vulnerability of the American Global Positioning System (GPS) The publication provides a statement by US Air Force Minister Heather Wilson, who said that to date, the agency has already revealed several options for the possible destruction of American satellites.


USA: Russia and China can destroy American satellites


According to Heather Wilson, we are talking about 30-satellites of the American group, which are used, in particular, when targeting high-precision ammunition.

The main threats for the orbital satellite constellation in the United States are called the possible cyber attacks by Russia and China, as well as the laser weapon.

Wilson:
We are now working on the creation of satellites that could be resistant to various kinds of effects. However, those currently in orbit are extremely vulnerable. China conducted anti-satellite tests in 2007 year. Russia can now carry out an antisatellite attack.


Recall that earlier during a meeting with the military, US President Donald Trump stated the need to create space forces, since, according to him, space, like land, sky and sea, is a theater of military operations.
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  1. Reptiloid
    Reptiloid 17 March 2018 05: 59
    +6
    Dreams of staff members ---- to threaten the whole world from space!
    There were works of American science fiction writers about this in the middle of the last century.
    1. Vard
      Vard 17 March 2018 06: 21
      +4
      Considering that all software for the USA is written here in India too ... That is probably one click with the mouse ...
      1. Voyager
        Voyager 17 March 2018 18: 12
        0
        Yeah, even if this is true, then given that all this software is written on American processors, which probably also have enough commands ... Meltdown and Specter have clearly shown this, manufacturers are not so much as not to know about such holes.
      2. Mengad
        Mengad 18 March 2018 11: 56
        0
        Said a man sitting at a computer with an Intel processor laughing
    2. oleg-gr
      oleg-gr 17 March 2018 06: 22
      +2
      "We are now working on the creation of satellites ...". Again, it all comes down to the allocation of dough for cutting. Nothing changes. Amerikosov has a poor imagination.
      1. Cube123
        Cube123 17 March 2018 06: 47
        +3
        Quote: oleg-gr
        "We are now working on the creation of satellites ...". Again, it all comes down to the allocation of dough for cutting. Nothing changes. Amerikosov has a poor imagination.

        All the same, they once need to be changed. The lifetime of a satellite in orbit is limited by radiation and does not exceed several decades. Satellite repair technologies in orbit now also do not exist.
    3. gippernano
      gippernano 18 March 2018 11: 54
      0
      As the president said, we will take a long time.
  2. PSACI
    PSACI 17 March 2018 06: 09
    +6
    If the satellites are disabled, then the NATO army will turn into blind kittens .. And you don’t need to fight, they will surrender!
    1. Boa kaa
      Boa kaa 17 March 2018 11: 00
      +4
      Quote: PSACI
      If the satellites are disabled, then the NATO army will turn into blind kittens.

      Two words about.
      1. It is possible to disable the satellite, but each of the parties has plans to restore the space constellation. And not only from ground-based launchers, but even from SSBNs / rpkSN, and air carriers ...
      2. It is very expensive, even with the use of RES / EW. The most “cheap” way is using MIG-31D / I. But this is outside the brackets, as are the Spiral-type space fighters, the work on which has resumed ...
      And the second. NATO countries are working hard to increase the "autonomy" of their weapons. Therefore, GPS receivers do not stand on tactical systems. There are more and more EOS and IR systems.
      Something like that, HOWEVER.
      1. PSACI
        PSACI 17 March 2018 11: 27
        +1
        Quote: Boa constrictor KAA
        Something like that, HOWEVER.

        I agree, all competently and in fact ... hi
        And yet, Russia has something like that .. No wonder Putin, so brazenly and confidently behaves in world politics ..! Although it may be bluffing, but the West is clearly scared .. It's time to start negotiating with the Russians! The more they spread rot and humiliate them, the stronger they become! This formula has long been known .. At this time, the Russians will not succeed gentlemen from the outside with someone else!
        1. Boa kaa
          Boa kaa 17 March 2018 12: 27
          +2
          Quote: PSACI
          It's time to start negotiating with the Russians! The more they spread rot and humiliate them, the stronger they become! This formula has long been known ...

          Laurel, so this is still unforgettable Lord Marlborough at one time voiced:
          “Russians may seem narrow-minded, impudent or even stupid people, but it remains only to pray to those who get in their way.” W. Churchill

          Quote: PSACI
          This time the Russians will not succeed gentlemen from outside with someone else!

          But the Yankees still do not lose hope ... And they look at Svidomo with longing and hope ... Vaughn and Petya have already changed the ATO for environmental protection, the Donbass reintegration law has been pulled through the Rada ... And how many hopes they have for the very Middle East - imagine creepy!
          So, "feed the hopes of the lovers" ... Yeah. yes
          1. PSACI
            PSACI 17 March 2018 13: 04
            0
            Quote: Boa constrictor KAA
            But the Yankees still do not lose hope ... And they glance at Svidomo with longing and hope ... Won and Petya ATO has already changed for OOS, the law on the reintegration of Donbass passed through the Rada ..

            The Yankees are clearly succeeding in slaughtering the Yankees .. But the Slavs are not Arabs and Indians with their corrupt mentality! Here, the self-preservation gene will work for us, sooner or later! It has always been like that in history .. And this time it will be with the Russians ..! Hold on and do not succumb to the messages of Danians bringing gifts to you ... hi

            Good words dying ..
            1. Boa kaa
              Boa kaa 17 March 2018 13: 16
              +2
              Quote: PSACI
              Hold on and do not succumb to the messages of Danians bringing gifts to you ...

              Laurel, biblical Danians remained in the Eternal Book. The current ones are rich only in sanctions ... they bring them to us in abundance, so to speak. Only they do not know our psychology well - in case of an external threat, the Russians (Russians, too!) Always only rallied more strongly around the leader they believed. Now there is such a leader, and God forbid, he will remain at the helm of Russia. Therefore, we are not afraid, let those who “come to us with a sword” be afraid! am
  3. Herculesic
    Herculesic 17 March 2018 06: 16
    0
    The main message is, as always, give money, yes more, more! !!
  4. Fedorov
    Fedorov 17 March 2018 06: 22
    0
    According to Heather Wilson, we are talking about 30 satellites of the American group,

    I lied. There are a bit more of them. Although do not care (if the USSR could, I hope not everyone flung it under Yeltsin, I recall the collapse of the roof over 4 "Buranas", the USSR put them in a series). Russia and China can, if not at a geostationary, hang. The truth is "expensive" very much in any sense.
    1. AlexYa
      AlexYa 17 March 2018 07: 04
      +2
      Actually, there was one Buran in that MIK. And one layout.
      1. Fedorov
        Fedorov 17 March 2018 07: 38
        +1
        Excuse me, how old are you? I went to Buran in Kino - the building is true, almost 20 years ago.
        Muscovites, are you here? Answer the caller.
        Learn the history and materiel "bro."
        1. vm-bt
          vm-bt 17 March 2018 23: 41
          +1
          [B] [/ b]
          Photos from the scene - in the hangar were 2 pieces



          And someone "unfinished", after all, probably still smokes the atmosphere ...
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      2. Serving the Fatherland
        Serving the Fatherland 17 March 2018 10: 21
        +1
        And now, we give one to Kazakhstan. We need to figure out how to pull it out, the MIC did not open for 30 years, there the gate is 40 meters high.
    2. shinobi
      shinobi 17 March 2018 07: 06
      +1
      It doesn’t matter where they hang. An evil way from the 70s. A 10 megaton charge is blown up in the Vanalen belt over the USA and everything that has an antenna or at least 1 transistor burns out to slag.
      1. Fedorov
        Fedorov 17 March 2018 08: 02
        +1
        Any PNP-NPN junction burns - right. Not to be given in detail, but in Russia there is such a thing, limited in range of truth and in elevation. Old Man from Belarus threw the chassis. The memory does not change - 50 km extinguishes everything. Forgot Friday called.
  5. AlexYa
    AlexYa 17 March 2018 07: 02
    +1
    Yes, the African electorate, with obese brains, on the drum. If only cable worked.
  6. shinobi
    shinobi 17 March 2018 07: 02
    +3
    Afiget news! lol And men don’t know! yes
    PS: Back in 84, our military at one of the CFE meetings, on the fingers explained to the mattresses what and how would be with their satellite constellation (and at the same time with America) if they suddenly closed.
  7. Dashout
    Dashout 17 March 2018 08: 51
    +3
    It seems like it's true! Recently, the news showed our laser "gun", which our research institutes made allegedly to destroy asteroids smile
    Dual-use products! smile
  8. Nyrobsky
    Nyrobsky 17 March 2018 10: 25
    +1
    Let the babos spend. Something tells us that when they show the world something "formidable," our uncle in large uniform will appear on the TV screen and, yawning, will announce that this is all a "hat" and Russia has long had an effective fly swatter for their "formidable" weapon than will reduce their efforts to zero.
  9. Old26
    Old26 17 March 2018 11: 01
    +3
    Quote: Reptiloid
    Dreams of staff members ---- to threaten the whole world from space!
    There were works of American science fiction writers about this in the middle of the last century.

    Dreams are dreams, but they are right in one thing. Space is becoming an arena of confrontation not only in the peaceful segment, but also in the military. And who owns the cosmos - owns the earth

    Quote: Vard
    Considering that all software for the USA is written here in India too ... That is probably one click with the mouse ...

    Of course, I understand that Mikhail Nikolayevich’s phrase can be cast in bronze and knocked out in marble, but you should not engage in hat-making and assume that they are really so “stupid” that they can’t do anything themselves ..

    Quote: oleg-gr
    "We are now working on the creation of satellites ...". Again, it all comes down to the allocation of dough for cutting. Nothing changes. Amerikosov has a poor imagination.

    I am always touched by the writers' concern about the possibility of cutting in the USA. Do we need it? Sawing - well, sawing. Having a dozen times greater military budget can also cut. But when they start sawing in comparable sizes with ten times smaller military budgets, it somehow doesn’t really interest the people. But to poke every time, drank something from them - this is our everything. But despite the fact that they saw, they do. We often just had conversations and the same drank ...

    Quote: Cube123
    All the same, they once need to be changed. The lifetime of a satellite in orbit is limited by radiation and does not exceed several decades. Satellite repair technologies in orbit now also do not exist.

    Well, you, comrade, are an optimist. Several decades. The longest life span of a satellite that I met was EMNIP of 15 or 17 years. Although you are probably right in something. More than one decade is already a few good

    Quote: PSACI
    If the satellites are disabled, then the NATO army will turn into blind kittens .. And you don’t need to fight, they will surrender!

    Did that same Madame whose name you took as a nickname tell you this? Yes, Americans rely more on new technologies, but it’s stupid to think that they can’t cope with an ordinary paper card if they press it. Are our top lieutenants taught the topography as much as their fathers? Ours now also rely on electronics. Shockproof (protected) laptops in the same "warrior". I saw a couple of times the officers of the unit deployed with us, packed in this “harness”, I just didn’t notice the tablet (field bag) with paper cards. And the coordinates for the same artillery shooting are determined not by optical tricks of the middle of the last century, but by quite modern means of positioning ....

    Quote: Fedorov
    According to Heather Wilson, we are talking about 30 satellites of the American group,

    I lied. There are a bit more of them. Although do not care (if the USSR could, I hope not everyone flung it under Yeltsin, I recall the collapse of the roof over 4 "Buranas", the USSR put them in a series). Russia and China can, if not at a geostationary, hang. The truth is "expensive" very much in any sense.

    Well, I didn’t lieа. They have about the same number of NAVSTAR navigation system satellites. This is the first. Further, dear comrade. No need to carry nonsense about the collapse of the roof over the FOUR "Buranami". There were 5 of them at that time, and only two were in airworthiness. the rest are under construction

    Quote: Fedorov
    Excuse me, how old are you? I went to Buran in Kino - the building is true, almost 20 years ago.
    Muscovites, are you here? Answer the caller.
    Learn the history and materiel "bro."

    Incidentally comrade AlexYa not so wrong. Although he was mistaken with the fact that, in addition to Buran, his model was in the building. In fact, there was only the Buran 1K ship (1.01), the same one that flew and the Energia launch vehicle model. All this happened in the construction of No. 1 MIK at site 112.
    The second flight instance - 2K (1.02) is now located on site 112A in building 80 (assembly and refueling complex)
    The third flying 3K (2.01) with a degree of readiness of 50% was at one time transported to the shore of the Khimki reservoir. Further fate, to be honest, not interested
    The fourth flying 4K (2.02) and the fifth flying 5K (2.03) were dismantled on the slipways. The fate of the remaining mock ships is also known. But even they did not die under a collapsed roof
    1. Cube123
      Cube123 17 March 2018 11: 43
      +1
      Quote: Old26
      Of course, I understand that Mikhail Nikolayevich’s phrase can be cast in bronze and knocked out in marble, but you should not engage in hat-making and assume that they are really so "stupid" that they can’t do anything themselves.

      They are not "dumb", they are "trained". And it has a tough economic basis. If you did something and as a result they sued you, then if you acted according to the instructions and can prove it, the punishment is weak. And if you took the initiative and you can’t hide behind the papers, then you can easily be busted for the tiniest reason. This is often the reason for “strange behavior”. Such a mistake is fraught with the financial collapse of the family and it is driven into consciousness from childhood. Another example: if you were killed in a hot spot and at the time of your death you did not have the protection provided for in the instruction, the insurance company will simply refuse to pay your family.

      Quote: Old26
      Well, you, comrade, are an optimist. Several decades. The longest life span of a satellite that I met was EMNIP of 15 or 17 years. Although you are probably right in something. More than one decade is already a few good

      That is exactly what I had in mind. There is also the experience of interplanetary stations. Here for several decades, for sure hi
  10. PSACI
    PSACI 17 March 2018 11: 59
    +1
    Remember gentlemen, the Russians were the first in space and the whole country worked for this around the clock!
    And they will find a way to neutralize your all satellites and communications in a simple and reliable way ..
    They have such a proverb "" Goal, invented cunning! ".. Do not anger their gentlemen, otherwise you will regret ..
  11. da Vinci
    da Vinci 17 March 2018 13: 09
    0
    And why is it not written in the American edition: can the USA destroy the satellites of Russia and China? wink
  12. Old26
    Old26 17 March 2018 13: 11
    0
    Quote: Cube123
    That is exactly what I had in mind. There is also the experience of interplanetary stations. Here for several decades, for sure

    There is a slight difference. The station is manned, visited, constantly upgraded. Satellites most often both deduced and fly until they are "covered"

    Quote: PSACI
    Remember gentlemen, the Russians were the first in space and the whole country worked for this around the clock!
    And they will find a way to neutralize your all satellites and communications in a simple and reliable way ..
    They have such a proverb "" Goal, invented cunning! ".. Do not anger their gentlemen, otherwise you will regret ..

    Laurel! Well, here is not a rally !!! Cheap and affordable simply does not exist. Satellites can “knock down” both us and us. But since our satellite constellation is several times smaller, with the same efforts we can simply remain without them, while they will have them.
  13. Evil 55
    Evil 55 17 March 2018 13: 16
    0
    While they believe, the Russians and the Chinese have already put a bunch of fighters into orbit ...
  14. assa67
    assa67 17 March 2018 15: 54
    +2
    yes it’s time to start, let them go blind and deaf ..... the car of nails, as I said. Zadornov, send into orbit all the business ... geo-stationary orbits are known ... so ...
  15. ser65
    ser65 17 March 2018 18: 31
    0
    10 Mgt in orbit .... the truth will have to be sacrificed by our astronauts, but they are most likely up to date.
  16. Mengad
    Mengad 18 March 2018 11: 57
    0
    Quote: Vard
    Considering that all software for the USA is written here in India too ... That is probably one click with the mouse ...

    Said a man sitting at a computer with an Intel processor laughing