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  • China 'Developing Satellites to Guide Missiles' (guiding carrier-killers)

    07/15/2012 6:07:51 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 26 replies
    Chosun Ilbo ^ | 07/13/12
    China 'Developing Satellites to Guide Missiles' China has been reportedly developing satellites that would help it attack aircraft carriers with anti-ship ballistic missiles. Shanghai's Eastday newspaper on Thursday cited a report from the Project 2049 Institute, a defense think tank in the U.S., saying China has been developing high-definition satellites, radar satellites, electronic-reconnaissance satellite and small satellites powered by solid fuel to track and target U.S. carrier strike groups in real time. By using satellites operating in a low orbit, the Chinese military hopes to improve the precision strike ability of its middle and long-range ballistic missiles by accurately locating...