Orbital Warfare: Its Likelihood and Implications
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It seems its a natural progression for space to be weaponized. The “maintenance” satellites being developed now have a dual use for commandeering enemy assets. Space based lasers for de-orbiting space junk are also a potential weapon.

Space is one of those assets where a small shooting war can destroy everyones ability to use it. It makes a Cold War a lot more likely to develop, as any purposeful destruction higher than LEO would close off space for decades.

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