With the new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty in place, the countries should expand negotiations to include cyber and space, by agreeing not to be the first to attack the other's critical computer networks and not to use nuclear or antisatellite weapons against the other.
What does ASAT stand for?
ASAT stands for Antisatellite Weapon (US DoD)
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- Military and Government
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We have 24 other meanings of ASAT in our Acronym Attic
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- Afloat Staff Aegis Training (US Navy)
- Air Search Attack Team
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- American Society of Alternative Therapists
- American Studies Association of Texas (American Studies Association)
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- Aparri School of Arts and Trades (Aparri, Philippines)
- Army Systems Approach to Training
- As Simple As That
- Aspartate Aminotransferase
- Association for Science in Autism Treatment
- At-Sea Alignment Testing
- Australian Society of Anaesthetic Technicians
- Automated Systems Approach to Training
- Automated Systems Approach to Training (US Army)
- Automatic Self-Allocating Threads
Samples in periodicals archive:
The author has chosen five such weapons: precision-guided munitions, low-yield nuclear weapons, smart antipersonnel land mines, antisatellite weapons, and nonlethal weapons.
The spent rocket was a leftover from China's test of an antisatellite weapon in 2007.
The mere testing of antisatellite weapons could create large debris fields that could cause extensive damage.
One may ask, just because the United States unilaterally refrains from developing antisatellite weapons or space-based lasers, why do we assume that other countries will pause right alongside Washington?
He specifically opposes a treaty to limit the development of antisatellite weapons.
One subject given "little analysis" by the Pentagon is the threat of Soviet space-based antisatellite weapons that might attack the system.
There has also been no corresponding buildup of antisatellite weapons in PLA organizations.