If Moscow was “ready to commit a chemical attack in Salisbury,” then it could defy international norms prohibiting the use of cyber attacks, laser beams or electronic suppression to destroy valuable spacecraft. As a result, the ability of the United Kingdom Armed Forces to control fighters, warships and submarines will be undermined.- claims Hillier.
According to him, the last half century, England considered the cosmos "free good", but now everything has changed. The reason is the development of space weapons a number of countries, including the United States, China and Russia.
I do not predict, if I may say so, the war in space. But I see that our use of space is challenged, and they are trying to deprive us of certain opportunities.- noted Hillier. He added that London needs to prepare for the fact that he will have to deal with such threats.