Russian Satellites Resistant to Any Possible Control Interception

This signals that it might be too late for the U.S. to enter in any space arms race, as its enemies already have the upper hand in both offense and defense.

 

The control system of Russia’s satellite constellation is protected from any outside intervention, and disabling Russian satellites or intercepting control over them is not possible, Russia’s Titov Main Test and Space Systems Control Center said Saturday. Continue reading

The Submarine Race in the Malaccan Strait

Along with the Strait of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf near Iran and Oman, the Strait of Malacca is the world’s most important shipping chokepoint.

Linking the Indian Ocean to the South China Sea and Pacific Ocean, the Malacca Strait is by far the shortest maritime route connecting Persian Gulf energy producers to their largest consumers in countries like China, Japan, and South Korea. Continue reading