I have a few ideas of what they might be. Only based on known activities at WSMR, Sandia and Los Alamos labs. And Area 51.The RL media release says "The satellite will also provide a platform to test future space protection capabilities." - do we know what those (Top Secret) 'protection capabilities' are likely to be?
Thanks for the information, keep sharing this type of info"do we know what those (Top Secret) 'protection capabilities' are likely to be?"
No, but imho they are likely to be plans to 'look into' things, rather than anything practical like producing rocket resources ready equipped with the means to attempt to divert asteroids or other impactors.