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India and Space Weaponization: Why Space Debris Trumps Kinetic Energy Antisatellite Weapons as the Principal Threat to Satellites
Since China tested a Kinetic-Energy Anti-Satellite (KE-ASAT) weapon in 2007, evidence has surfaced that India may have initiated a similar program. This article makes an anticipatory policyExpand
Piggybacking Anti-Satellite Technologies on Ballistic Missile Defense: India's Hedge and Demonstrate Approach
In January 2007 China successfully tested an anti-satellite missile system. That test, although primarily meant as a warning shot across America’s bow, also helped concentrate New Delhi’s mind toExpand
India and the Iranian-Saudi Divide
The science and politics of an Indian ASAT capability
Abstract India has recently stated an intention to develop an anti-satellite (ASAT) capability. The reasons for this may include the country’s growing economic and political clout, alongside theExpand
India and Space Security
India's Emerging Profile in Space
DOI: 10.1080/03071840802521952 Earlier this year, the Indian government decided to establish an Integrated Space Cell for more effective utilisation of the nation’s space-based assets for militaryExpand
A few days after the Indian Defense Minister, A.K. Antony, announced the creation of an Integrated Space Cell to protect India’s space assets, the Indian army went public with its own vision for theExpand
Ballistic Missiles and Space Launch Vehicles in Regional Powers
International security concerns about ballistic missile proliferation have frequently highlighted the links between ballistic missiles and space launch vehicles. This article examines the extent ofExpand
InDIA AnD the coMPrehenSIve nucleAr- teSt-bAn treAtY: to SIGn or not to SIGn?
w The 1996 Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) has yet to enter into force because of the unwillingness of a number of states—including India—to ratify it. Although India initiallyExpand