The Minister of defence of the United Kingdom Ben Wallace stressed the importance of reconsidering the foreign policy of great Britain, as well as policy in the fields of defense, security and development because of fears of threats in space by Russia and China.
The head of the British space program Vice-Marshal Harvey Smith this week after the space command of the United States has accused Russia of carrying out the July tests in space of anti-satellite weapons. Space command, the U.S. said it has evidence that Russia held a "non-destructive testing anti-satellite space weapons". According to American data, July 15, from the Sputnik "Kosmos-2543" separated another object. As stated by the us military, the launch of the "object" was held next to another Russian satellite.