India Honing its Counter-Space Capabilities.

Author:Magnuson, Stew

India is the newest addition to an annual report detailing anti-satellite capabilities and space threats.

The country conducted an anti-satellite weapons test on one of its own satellites last year, putting it back on the map as a growing concern, according to the Space Threat Assessment 2020 report conducted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

In 2019, the country successfully launched a Prithvi Delivery Vehicle Mark-II missile defense interceptor at its own satellite, the Microsat-R, which was put on-orbit earlier that year, the report says. The test caused...

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