High-power microwave weapons could be used to disable a target in orbit, such as a satellite. Photo: Shutterstock
High-power microwave weapons could be used to disable a target in orbit, such as a satellite. Photo: Shutterstock
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New device could protect satellites from microwave attacks, say Chinese scientists

  • Initial testing suggests the technology may help a satellite survive and function after being hit, according to the team
  • It has been designed to defend against a disabling energy surge from a high-power microwave weapon

High-power microwave weapons could be used to disable a target in orbit, such as a satellite. Photo: Shutterstock
High-power microwave weapons could be used to disable a target in orbit, such as a satellite. Photo: Shutterstock
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