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Last month, the Defense Information Agency issued a report on Chinese military capabilities, warning that the Asian country had progressed in anti-spatial technology, US satellites that are responsible for communication, Exploration, GPS and early warning of missile addresses could threaten.
But the new DIA report, "Challenges for Space Security", gives China and Russia progress in space technology, and it is likely that both spaces will soon come to an end on any military conflict for the purpose of n-imní
"The land, the sea and the air are now a war fight land," said United States defense officer. "We can not see space as an asylum from attack."
The US military growth relies more on space assets in recent years. There are communication satellites that provide internet and mobile services, exploration satellites that enable information signs and information on enemy force positions, as well as space-based sensors that take care of the United States to sensational launches, and sends, shipping and timing servers to provide GPS for the military and most of the Americans.
"The use of space greatly to the United States military capacity to bring power around the world," said US defense information officer, adding that this can be done with fewer troops deployment and thus less risk for American service members. One common example is the use of drones, which are dependent on satellite signals to communicate.
Although China has demonstrated anti-satellite missile and may be a laser that could attack US assets in space, Russia is still working on technologies and, according to the report, Focusing on focused energy weapons, usually lasers or high-power microwaves, can disable or even erase the assets in space.
This "mobile weapon weapon system" that is able to erase space goals, "the report gives a warning," it is likely to be operational within the coming years. "
US defense and information officers say China and Russia have not exceeded the United States in space capabilities, but are generally investing in trying to optimize American military and are now integrating weapons that could attack in the space in their traditional units.  Launched United War Delta Launch Alliance IV from Launch Complex Space 6, launching a Spy satellite series from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Calif. On January 19, 2019. Fire Department Matt Udkow / Santa Barbara through AP file  "It involves me most of having a holistic force," said the defense information officer. "We need to be posted to tackle these challenges or we lose the risk of our benefits in space. We are at risk if we do not stand properly."
Asked if the United States is now in a space race with Russia and China, the defense officer said, "We recognize this as a competition."