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China’s Military Fears Elon Musk’s Starlink – PLA Daily

“The ambition to militarise Starlink and its barbaric expansion deserve high alert from the international community,” the defence publication’s commentary said


Starlink
China's defence community is concerned at Elon Musk's plan to increase the network to 42,000 satellites from 12,000. Photo: Reuters.

 

China’s defence chiefs are concerned that Elon Musk’s Starlink satellite network could power the US’s military domination of space, the People’s Liberation Army Daily reported.

“The ambition to militarise Starlink and its barbaric expansion deserve high alert from the international community,” the defence publication’s commentary said, adding that plans to increase the network to 42,000 satellites from 12,000 were an escalation.

Read the full report: PLA Daily

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George Russell is a freelance writer and editor based in Hong Kong who has lived in Asia since 1996. His work has been published in the Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, New York Post, Variety, Forbes and the South China Morning Post.

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