This might be difficult to do with your bare gloved hands, but it is not that hard to find something sharp and pointed. Does the ratio change between peace and war?

Another suggestion was for the satellite to carry a nuclear missile, of up to one megaton yield, and launch it at the satellite. A straight-line pursuit raises the possibility of the use of kinetics by the pursuee. All of which is fine.

Don't worry, bullet holes in the pressure hull will take the better part of an hour to depressurize the chamber to the point where it becomes a problem. History hasn't been kind to independent patrol capital ships.