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First ever Space Military Exercise conducted by France
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Recently, European Country France conducted first ever Space Military Exercise in France.
Military exercise in space will test France ability to defend its satellites as well as other defence equipment from attack amid the growing competition between the world power’s in Earth’s orbit.
The exercise, which has been codenamed ‘AsterZ’ in the memory of the first French satellite from the year 1965, will be based on 18 simulated events in a operations room.
The space command of France was announced in 2019 and aims to have 500 personnel by the year 2025.
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