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Russia conducts anti-satellite missile test

According to Pentagon officials Russia today conducted the fifth test of its anti-satellite Nudol missile, designed to directly hit a satellite after launch from the ground.

Few details of the test were revealed. The Russians deny that Nudol is an anti-satellite missile, claiming instead that it is designed to attack enemy missiles.


Russia tests a missile designed to take out satellites

According to one press report tonight, Russia has successfully tested a new anti-satellite missile designed to destroy orbiting satellites.

There are a lot of unknowns here, including the fact that the report provides little information, including any data to explain how they know that it is an anti-satellite missile.