WEAPONS INTELLIGENCE SUMMARY

Created: 7/7/1975

OCR scan of the original document, errors are possible

PRIORITIES OF PRC PACEPROGRAMS

he People's Kepubllc of China naa assigned top priority to the design and development of various types of reconnaissance satellites. satellites were accorded second priority while

space research sateJUes wererlorUv. .

enpnasis remained on purely

atfd rtinrnh and this Has left tn.CAS*

'TOP SECRET

5

It

He have seen

papa cfiowci ITPC1rogram toc'ellite-borne camera rysten. And there are visible signs of the existence; of an ongoing domestic communications satellite program. .However, Chinese scientists have alsoeteorological satellite would be launched soon.

Itlso apparent to us that the purely scientific

portions of the space prograa hawack seat

the nHltary oriented portions. "

Original document.

Comment about this article or add new information about this topic:

CAPTCHA