Comments on Leaked USAF Report Targets European GPS Satellites
A leaked report indicates that the US will attack and destroy the European Union's Galileo positioning satellites in time of war, if necessary. (Read
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|"It seems to me that USA wants an edge over the rest of the world, and i don't think this is fair."
(Francesco 10/26/2004 8:39:44 AM)
|"Indeed USA wants to be safe, rich, allmighty! We have the rest of the world on a string. Byebye European Union, the war against you will soon start."
(Yvez 10/27/2004 3:16:59 AM)
|"I don't think for one second that the US will sit back and watch China or anyone else get the ability to strike targets using a GPS-like system."
(Jimmy-Boy 10/27/2004 8:53:30 AM)
|"All is fair if it helps decide that our guys stay alive and someone else dosn't go home. It would seem that space has reached the level of importance that we (the US) should not allow anyone else access to it."
(Bill Sherman 10/29/2004 11:55:41 AM)
|"Ultimately, GDP determine the power of a group/country and I don't see US own 50% of the world GDP. So, long term, when US upset enough people, the tide will turn. After all, check and balance, right?"
( 10/30/2004 12:27:03 PM)
|"First, who wants a rival country's satellite to hover above you? So, with such a big hanging sign saying "Hit me" on all U.S. Satellites, I am sure they are already targeted."
(Passby 10/30/2004 12:27:03 PM)
|"Clarification-- This section of the text:
"The paper also reported that a disagreement between the US and the EU regarding Galileo at a London conference ..."
is referring not to the 'leaked' Pentagon document but a report in the UK newspaper "The Business" (http://www.thebusinessonline.com/), titled "Pentagon would attack EU satellites in wartime," by Allister Heath and Tracy Boles, Sunday, 24 October [ Direct URL:
The existence of any kind of 'dispute' at the conference in question has been disputed elsewhere:
(Greg Schnippel 11/4/2004 7:42:55 AM)
|"very interesting, thank you !"
(jake 1/22/2005 5:14:36 PM)
|"WHY SHOULD THE WOODEN PLANKS HAVE THE ALL THE GLORY LET THE REST OF US MOVE FORWARD GREEDY RIGHT ON KNOW IT ALLS!!!"
(DR STARDUST 12/30/2005 7:22:09 PM)
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