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Star Wars: the outer space race to kill hypersonics

China, Russia and the United States are all revisiting space-based missile defense and anti-satellite weaponry concepts to counter rapidly developing and proliferating hypersonic missiles, a great power contest that promises to accelerate the militarization of outer space. Space-based missile defenses add another layer to existing anti-missile defenses and would most likely focus on intercepting missiles […]