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June 16, 2016
United Launch Alliance uses world's largest rocket to send spy satellite into space
Cape Canaveral, Fla. (UPI) Jun 12, 2016
The world's more powerful rocket launched from Cape Canaveral, Fla., Saturday afternoon, carrying a government spy satellite into space for the National Reconnaissance Office. The United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy lifted off at 1:51 p.m. carrying a NROL-37 satellite into orbit for a mission in support of national defense. The launch of the Delta IV Heavy configuration Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle had been delayed several days due to rainy weather conditions brought on by a tropi ... read more

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US Govt delays launch of classified NROL-37 spy satellite
The launch of the US National Reconnaissance Office's NROL-37 spy satellite mission has been postponed, United Launch Alliance (ULA) announced in a release on Friday. "The Delta IV [heavy rocket] NR ... more
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Russian Satellites Resistant to Any Possible Control Interception
The control system of Russia's satellite constellation is protected from any outside intervention, and disabling Russian satellites or intercepting control over them is not possible, Russia's Titov ... more
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Schriever Wargame 2016
Air Force Space Command began the tenth Schriever Wargame at Maxwell AFB, Montgomery, Alabama, May 19, 2016. The Schriever Wargame, set in the year 2026, will explore critical space issues and inves ... more
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SpyMeSatGov: satellite imagery mobile app for government
Orbit Logic has announced that their SpyMeSatGov iPhone app is now available on the Geoint App Store for any U.S. government or authorized user. SpyMeSatGov provides real-time imaging satellite awar ... more
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Russia Says US wants real space war with real weapons
The Boeing X-37 spacecraft is designed to practice destroying space satellites, US experts suggests. Russian political analyst Vladimir Kozin said that the US plans to create a battlefield in space. ... more
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Hypersonic gliders could breach THAAD defenses
Both Russia and China have recently successfully tested their offset hypersonic gliders, capable of breaching the American THAAD system (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense), which it plans to deplo ... more
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US spies teach computers to hunt for enemy missile launchers
A new $10 million US intelligence project seeks to use image-search applications to single out mobile missile launchers revealed by satellite data, and alert human analysts. At the core of the ... more
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US military to conduct large-scale drills to counter 'strategic threats'
A massive exercise involving many, if not all, of nine US combatant commands will target an array of strategic threats facing the United States and its allies, the Department of Defense's US Strateg ... more
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AFSPC Commander announces Space Enterprise Vision
General John Hyten, commander of Air Force Space Command, announced the command's Space Enterprise Vision last week. The SEV is the result of an AFSPC-commissioned study that looked at how to make t ... more
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US experimenting with new military space systems
The US Missile Defense Agency will obtain 22 sensor systems in orbit to monitor whether incoming missiles have been destroyed by interceptors. By the end of 2017, the US Missile Defense Agency (MDA) ... more
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US needs 18 more Russian rocket engines for its military satellites
The US isn't going to have the rocket engines it needs for its military satellites for another six years, and Russia remains a reliable partner in providing an affordable means into space, the Penta ... more
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STRATCOM, UAE sign space cooperation agreement
The United States and the United Arab Emirates Space Agency (UAESA) have signed a deal to share information about their orbiting space satellites, the US Strategic Command (STRATCOM) announced in a ... more
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Boeing wins $275M Air Force contract for space superiority capabilities
Boeing's Directed Energy and Strategic Systems business has won a $275 million U.S. Air Force award to advance ground-based space superiority capabilities. ... more
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Laser cloaking device could help us hide from aliens
Two astronomers at Columbia University in New York suggest humanity could use lasers to conceal the Earth from searches by advanced extraterrestrial civilisations. Professor David Kipping and gradua ... more
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CACI International wins $180 million geospatial intel contract
Geospatial analytic support services are to be provided to the U.S. Special Operations Command by CACI International. ... more
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Russia Soyuz Rocket Successfully Launches Military Satellite Into Orbit
A military satellite atop the Souyuz-2.1a carrier rocket has been successfully launched into orbit, the Russian Defense Ministry's press service told RIA Novosti on Thursday, adding that the Russian ... more
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AF space leader attends AFA breakfast
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Russia's next gen robots to work in space and on battlefield
More than 20 new types of robots are being developed in Russia that will someday be put to use in life-threatening situations, including in space and on the battlefield, Rossiiskaya Gazeta newspaper ... more
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Panic Reaches New Heights:'Russia, China Planning Space Attacks on US'
In a new campaign of budget-bolstering and fear-mongering, the Pentagon has warned of impending attacks on US satellites by Russia and China. "Adversaries are developing kinetic, directed-ener ... more
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US-Japan Meet to Discuss Space Defense Collaboration
US and Japanese defense leaders recently met to discuss new bilateral initiative to defend against threats in the space domain, US Strategic Command (STRATCOM) said in a press release. "Japan ... more
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Intelsat General to provide connectivity in support of MidEast operations
Intelsat General Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Intelsat S.A. operator of the world's first Globalized Network powered by its leading satellite backbone, has been awarded a second contrac ... more
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The Defense Meteorological Satellite Program
Artificial satellites that monitor the Earth's weather and climate are usually referred to as "weather" or "meteorological" satellites. These space systems may be found in sun-synchronous (near-pola ... more
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US Military Space Budget 2017
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Reusable Military Spaceplane Tops DARPA Wishlist
For the second year in a row, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's highest funded project is a reusable military spaceplane. For 2017, DARPA requested $50 million for the XS-1 spaceplane ... more
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