[FPSPACE] Chinese Interference With U.S. Satellites Uncertain
thomsona at flash.net
Wed Oct 25 09:05:17 EDT 2006
Longish article with several interesting statements by various people.
First three paragraphs:
Top Commander: Chinese Interference With U.S. Satellites Uncertain
Elaine M. Grossman
18 Oct 2006
Inside the Pentagon
Gen. James Cartwright, the top U.S. military officer in charge of
operations in space, says the United States has not seen clear
indications that China has intentionally disrupted American satellite
In an interview last month, Inside the Pentagon asked the U.S.
Strategic Command chief about allegations made by some uniformed
officials and civilian experts that the Chinese military in recent
years has tested the means to harm or destroy American satellites.
"Your [question pertains] to someone actually with intent interfering
out there," Cartwright said during the Sept. 21 Pentagon interview.
"And we really haven't seen that."
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