The key to their success is reducing vulnerability to antisatellite weapons using low-cost decoys.
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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- Air Search Attack Team
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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.
She correctly concludes that other countries will follow soon with their own antisatellite weapons and implies that the United States has the most to lose from such an arms race (it has many more satellites than anyone else).
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.