Russia – China Launch Notification AgreementOctober 21, 2010 at 1:33 pm | Posted in Space Law | Leave a comment
by P.J. Blount with the blog faculty
According to the Russian Strategic Nuclear Forces Blog, China and Russia have signed an agreement concerning launch notifications. The agreement is in Russian but the Russian Strategic Nuclear Forces Blog has a summary of it:
. . . The agreement will cover launches of ballistic missiles that the countries launch in the direction of each other – for Russia it is “East, North-East, South, and South-East”, for China – “West, North-West, North, and North-East.” It will also cover all launches of space launchers. . . .