Military Wants More Global Partnerships in Space

Sunday, 20 Feb 2011 07:10 AM

 

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Print   |
    A   A  
  Copy Shortlink

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pentagon leaders say that as space becomes increasingly crowded, the military needs to better protect its satellites and strengthen its ability to use them as weapons.

A new military strategy for space calls for greater cooperation with other nations on space-based programs to improve America's ability to deter enemies.

As the U.S. and other countries depend more on their satellites for critical data, those assets become greater targets for enemies.

The Pentagon says its new plan stresses the peaceful use of space. But it also underscores the importance of orbiting satellites in both waging and deterring war.

Pentagon leaders say space has become more congested, competitive and contested, and the U.S. needs to keep pace.

© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Print   |
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Sony's Lawyer: 'The Interview Will Be Distributed'

Monday, 22 Dec 2014 09:06 AM

Sony Pictures is planning to release the controversial movie “The Interview” at some stage, the company’s lawyer says. . . .

Medicare Extends Priority Appeals Process for Seniors

Monday, 22 Dec 2014 07:41 AM

The federal office responsible for appeals for Medicare coverage says that it will extend the policy that gives priority . . .

Another Hacker Group Warns Sony: Release 'Interview' or Else

Monday, 22 Dec 2014 07:24 AM

Competing pressures from different groups of hackers are being brought to bear on Sony Pictures over the decision not to . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved