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2020-05-25 -Land of the Free
As Russia stalks US satellites, a space arms race may be heating up
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Posted by 3dc 2020-05-25 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [147 views ]  Top

#1 Russian military had gone to war in the 21st Century using World War II-era compasses for navigation and outmoded equipment for weapons targeting.

The Georgian conflict proved a far cry from the US military’s GPS-powered assault on Iraqi forces


That's groovy. Except, Russia won in Georgia whereas USA (on the long term) lost in Iraq. Maybe, just maybe, it's not gadgets that win wars?
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2020-05-25 01:51||   2020-05-25 01:51|| Front Page Top

#2 The solar power to beamable microwave experiment aboard USSF-7 would be easy to task for frying satellite electronics even at a distance.
Posted by M. Murcek 2020-05-25 06:02||   2020-05-25 06:02|| Front Page Top

#3 Did they learn nothing from Star Wars?
Posted by Abu Uluque 2020-05-25 14:35||   2020-05-25 14:35|| Front Page Top

#4 Did they learn nothing from Star Wars?

Of Reagan's time, yes. Quite a bit.
But the old hands are pastured now.
Posted by Skidmark 2020-05-25 17:04||   2020-05-25 17:04|| Front Page Top

#5 Yes, there are plenty of retired DoS functionaries still telling their grand children (in their 30s now) about crying when Reagan walked away at Reykjavik.
Posted by M. Murcek 2020-05-25 21:31||   2020-05-25 21:31|| Front Page Top

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