Light war: space-based lasers among Beijing’s high-tech arms

Bill Gertz
Asia Times

China’s military is developing powerful lasers, electromagnetic railguns and high-power microwave weapons for use in a future “light war” involving space-based attacks on satellites.

Beijing’s push to produce so-called directed-energy weapons aims to neutralize America’s key strategic advantage: the web of intelligence, communication and navigation satellites enabling military strikes of unparalleled precision expeditionary warfare far from US shores. Continue reading “Light war: space-based lasers among Beijing’s high-tech arms”