China desires to use space to displace US as global economic, military leader – Pentagon

Washington, Apr 20 (Sputnik) The United States sees China as one of its main threats in the space domain, where the country seeks to displace Washington as a global leader, Commander of the US Space Command James Dickinson said in testimony to Congress earlier this week..
“China desires to use space to supplant the US as a global economic and military leader,” Dickinson said during a hearing at the Senate Armed Services Committee.
Over the past 20 years, Beijing has been developing advanced technologies to erode core US military advantages, including power projection and rapid, global, space-enabled precision fires, he added.

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