On November 8, coincident with the Global MilSatCom Conference in London, Philip Harlow, President and COO of XTAR, was interviewed by Peter Warren on the radio show PassW0rd where they discussed contested space, militarization of satellites and orbital debris.

You can listen to the interview here where Philip Harlow discusses the many types of risks to satellites in orbit along with examples of recent events. Typically, the “militarization of space” brings to mind complex weapons taking aim to destroy a satellite. But the actions that could cripple, disable, or worse still hack or spoof a satellite, are far more nuanced, as explained in this piece.

The entire broadcast can be found here.

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