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Satellite images show Chinese anti-satellite laser base

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Published on April 11, 2019 - Duration: 01:06s

Satellite images show Chinese anti-satellite laser base

Recent satellite images exposed a secret anti-satellite laser base and weapons facilities in Xinjiang.

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Satellite images show Chinese anti-satellite laser base

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RESTRICTIONS: Broadcast: NO USE JAPAN, NO USE TAIWAN Digital: NO USE JAPAN, NO USE TAIWAN Recent satellite images exposed a secret anti-satellite laser base and weapons facilities in Xinjiang.

According to The Print, the images were provided by retired Indian Army Colonel and satellite imagery analyst Vinyak Bhat.

The images show a base located near a lake 145 miles or roughly 233 kilometers south of Xinjiang's capital.

The pictures show a directed energy weapons facility, also known as a DEW.

According to Bhat, the facility is made up of four buildings with sliding roofs.

Bhat believes that the buildings contain chemical lasers that can be used to disable satellites.

Images also show an experimental electromagnetic pulse facility or EMP facility.

When used as a weapon, EMPs can damage electronic devices and at high levels can generate a lightning strike that can destroy buildings or planes.

According to The Print, this facility is being used for military research.

Bhat also photographed a mobile pulse generator.

This type of weapon uses non-nuclear pulses to create electromagnetic interference that can quickly disarm satellites.

According to The Print, China also has space tracking stations across the country including in Tibet.

These stations are believed to provide information on satellites they want to target.

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Location of where satellite images were taken 2.

Directed energy weapons facility 3.

Electromagnetic pulse experimental facility 4.

Mobile pulse generator; pulses damaging satellites VOICEOVER (in English): "According to The Print, the images were provided by retired Indian Army Colonel and satellite imagery analyst Vinyak Bhat.

The images show a base located near a lake 145 miles or roughly 233 kilometers south of the capital of Xinjiang." "The pictures show a directed energy weapons facility, also known as a DEW.

According to Bhat, the facility is made up of four buildings with sliding roofs.

Bhat believes that the buildings contain chemical lasers that can be used to disable satellites." "Images also show an experimental electromagnetic pulse facility or EMP facility.

When used as a weapon, EMPs can damage electronic devices and at high levels can generate a lightning strike that can destroy buildings or planes." "According to The Print, this facility is being used for military research." "Bhat also photographed a mobile pulse generator.

This type of weapon uses non-nuclear pulses to create electromagnetic interference that can quickly disarm satellites." SOURCES: The Print https://theprint.in/defence/these-futuristic-chinese-space-denial-weapons-can-disable-or-destroy-opposing-satellites/210212/ *** For story suggestions please contact tips@nextanimation.com.tw For technical and editorial support, please contact: Asia: +61 2 93 73 1841 Europe: +44 20 7542 7599 Americas and Latam: +1 800 738 8377

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