And they reminded me who to be friends with.
According to Bloomberg, the US authorities this week did not limit themselves to the establishment of a special unit that will be responsible for the security of US space facilities and the ground part of the infrastructure. Companies in the American aerospace industry have been ordered to prepare for an increase in the number of threats from foreign policy opponents, which traditionally include China and Russia.
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Attempts to suppress the work of American satellites, according to US government agencies, are only a small part of the threats. Representatives of the US counterintelligence community are instructing aerospace companies to closely monitor anomalies in the operation of equipment, intensify work to identify spies among employees, be wary of requests for cooperation from representatives of unfriendly countries, and also control the volume and content of information that company representatives share on various industry events and exhibitions. For small companies that do not have a developed security service, US government departments are ready to provide assistance in this area.