A Falcon 9 rocket carrying the unmanned X-37B drone lifts off from the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida, US. File photo: AFP
A Falcon 9 rocket carrying the unmanned X-37B drone lifts off from the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida, US. File photo: AFP

Chinese space technology capable of jamming satellites is ‘on the march’, top Pentagon official says

  • ‘They take a look at our space capability and want to equal and exceed those,’ Rear Admiral Michael Studeman says
  • Aside from destructive counter-space technologies, China also is pursuing parallel programmes for military and commercial communications satellites

Topic |   China's military
A Falcon 9 rocket carrying the unmanned X-37B drone lifts off from the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida, US. File photo: AFP
A Falcon 9 rocket carrying the unmanned X-37B drone lifts off from the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida, US. File photo: AFP
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