SpaceX withdraw US combat lasers into orbit
• SpaceX withdraw US combat lasers into orbit
America still receive military weapons in space: SpaceX company representatives confirmed that the Pentagon plans to deliver systems on orbit will be implemented over the next two years.
The project placement laser weapons on satellites DARPA was created to intercept intercontinental ballistic missiles - in theory, it will be able to catch the missiles before they gain the maximum speed.
It is also known, and that the Pentagon is actively pursuing the idea of equipping spacecraft with nuclear missiles and pulse weapons that can incapacitate an enemy power system. Why not, if it is required for the defense of the country - Gwynne Shotwell, SpaceX president
Michael Griffin, the former head of NASA and current Deputy Secretary of Defense also confirmed the creation of a special touch to the space shield.
He will oppose hypersonic missile systems in Russia and China. The project is scheduled for 2023.