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Time-Sensitive Targets, Space and Missile Defence

Sidharth Kaushal and Alexandra Stickings
Conference Reports, 22 April 2020
Military Sciences, Defence Policy, Global Security Issues

RUSI held its 20th Missile Defence and Space Conference on 26 and 27 February 2020, at which issues around space as an operational domain were integrated into the programme for the first time. The immediate catalyst for this has been the proliferation of conventional threats to time-sensitive targets, the strains that these threats will place on traditional missile defence architectures, and the need to assess both the role of space-based assets and how developments in the space environment can put these assets, and the systems which are dependent upon them, at risk.

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Dr Sidharth Kaushal
Research Fellow, Sea Power

Sidharth Kaushal's research at RUSI covers the impact of technology on maritime doctrine in the 21st century and the role of sea... read more

Alexandra Stickings
Research Fellow, Space Policy and Security
Alexandra Stickings is Research Fellow for Space Policy and Security within the Military Sciences team at RUSI.... read more

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