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What does ASAT stand for?

ASAT stands for Antisatellite Weapon (US DoD)

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  • Military and Government

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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.
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?
One subject given "little analysis" by the Pentagon is the threat of Soviet space-based antisatellite weapons that might attack the system.