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September 23rd, 2013
New Chinese Satellite May Pose Threat to GPS

China’s Shiyan-7 satellite may be used by the People’s Liberation Army to attack US and Russian satellite-based navigation systems like the Global Positioning System and GLONASS, according to the Moscow-based Military Parade. The state newswire Xinhua has reported that the Shiyan-7 was launched from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in Shanxi province on July 20 along with two other satellites, the Chuangxin-3 and Shijian-15. While authorities stated that the purpose of SY-7 is to conduct scientific experiments on space maintenance technology, Western experts believe its primary mission is to monitor the movement of other satellites and spacecraft. Read More