USSR -- and US -- work on satellite-killers

With the strategic-arms limitation treaty in limbo, the Soviet Union is again testing a "hunter-killer" satellite. In reaction, the US Air Force is proceeding to develop its own anti-satellite weapon.

Parallel to the SALT treaty, the two superpowers held three rounds of talks on limiting antisatellite weapons but adjourned without agreement on June 17, 1969.

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