US intelligence satellites could be targeted with giant high-powered LASERS fired from the sea, officials have claimed. Leading military personnel believe that new technology, developed by foreign adversaries, could potentially blind sensors and wipe out the country’s spying capabilities.
Speaking at 36th Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall, suggested that space could become the new international battle ground in the years to come.
It’s because satellites provide communications, navigation, and intelligence to any nation’s war machine, so knocking them out would seriously disrupt — and even render useless — much of its equipment.
Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall said in a keynote speech at the symposium.
“It is …