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China claims successful attack on Japanese military satellite; destroyed control chip with “secret weapon”

06 May
China claims successful attack on Japanese military satellite; destroyed control chip with “secret weapon”

China News

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The following is a translation from Chinese media:

Chinese media claims, without reference to specific sources, that the space intelligence section of Japan Self-defence Forces revealed in its newest intelligence that China has destroyed the control chip of a Japanese spy satellite with a secret weapon.

The attack reportedly happened when the satellite was tracking a Chinese J-20 stealth fighter jet in northwestern China. The satellite is the third Japanese spy satellite launched from Kagoshima, Japan.

There are also claims by China that analysis by US military, like the previous incident of Chinese military blinding a US spy satellite with laser, is that this was China’s move to display its military strength in space.

Chinese media goes on to claim that US analysts believe that China used the electromagnetic pulse weapon Poacher One in the attack. That is China’s top secret military research and development…

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Posted by on May 6, 2014 in General News

 

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