Latin American media in October last year said that China is preparing anti-satellite missile test the latest Dong Ning-2 (DN-2) with a kinetic interceptor, but the trial was postponed.
January 4th South American organization «Union of Concerned Scientists,» wrote in his blog that recently China says the launch of the rocket. The Pentagon expressed «very great concern» probable test ASAT weapons.
In January 2007, China conducted the first test of anti-satellite missile, completed liquidation of outdated weather satellite at an altitude of 558 km. Thousands of debris of this unit so far in orbit, presenting a danger to manned ships and satellites of cosmic. Second missile test, to get Western designation SC-19 (developed on the basis of a ballistic missile CT-2), was held in January 2010. The test was of a dual purpose — «ASAT testing and missile capabilities.»
According to forecasts of the U.S., China may experience DN-2 in a few weeks. Height of defeats the purpose, it is estimated that could reach more than 22 thousand kilometers. The Pentagon issued a statement which said that «we look closely at the development of China’s armed forces and call on the authorities of this country to show a huge transparent about their own abilities and intentions.» China is developing other technologies, including the creation of electrical and electrical interference satellite enemy force and implementation of a laser beam to defeat orbiters.