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Defense Dept. Launches 'Shields Up' Project To Defend Satellites

September 30 2019


The Canadian Dept. of National Defense has initiated a project to develop defenses for the country’s satellites, reports the Ottawa Citizen. Under the "Shields Up" program, researchers will develop defenses against a variety of threats, such as solar flares, space debris and different types of attacks. Possible threats from hostile actors include cyber attacks, jamming, lasers and missiles. Under the project, researchers will submit ideas to the department. A number will be...

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