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July 20, 2016
Details of Space Mission Force now available from AF Space Command
Peterson AFB CO (SPX) Jul 17, 2016
Air Force Space Command has posted on its website a White Paper on the Space Mission Force construct that was recently implemented within the command. The Space Mission Force, akin to the Air Expeditionary Force, is a long-term overarching initiative to prepare and present space forces as a ready force capable of operating in a contested, degraded and operationally-limited environment. It will be the new standard for space operators to increase preparedness to operate their weapon systems and resp ... read more

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Russian MoD Denies Plans for Nuclear-Capable Outer Space Strategic Bomber
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Defense Contractor Employee Arrested for Selling Satellite Secrets
A Culver City, California, man was arrested yesterday on federal charges of economic espionage and violations of the Arms Export Control Act for his attempts to sell sensitive satellite information ... more
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Hyten's Commander's Strategic Intent - We're All In Space Together
While Gen. John Hyten's "Commander's Strategic Intent" is meant to offer a roadmap of the future for the 22,000 airmen and 9,000 civilians of Air Force Space Command, that's hardly its limit. The Ge ... more
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Russia to Publish Catalog Disclosing US Military Satellites
Russia is planning to release to public its catalog of near-Earth objects, including US military satellites, a Russian official said. Russia will publicly release its own database of Earth orbiting ... more
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BAE Systems to assist Army with geospatial intelligence systems
BAE Systems is to assist in the development of next-generation geospatial intelligence capabilities for the U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command. ... more
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View From Above: India to Launch High Resolution Surveillance Satellite
India's soon to be launched Cartosat-2 series satellite is capable of monitoring foreign troops, allowing the country's military to detect incursions and other activities. India's Polar Satellite L ... more
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Lockheed Martin wins $733 million aerial ISR contract
Lockheed Martin has been awarded a maximum-value $733 million U.S. Army contract for aerial intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance work. ... more
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Hallmark Envisions Real-Time Space Command and Control
Military commanders responsible for situational awareness and command and control of assets in space know all too well the challenge that comes from the vast size of the space domain. The volume of ... more
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Space Weapons: US Seeks to Innovate New Frameworks
The Air Force Space Command has devised a new framework for space warfare called Space Enterprise Vision (SEV). Though some aspects of the plan are classified, Air Force Space Command spokesma ... more
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United Launch Alliance uses world's largest rocket to send spy satellite into space
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. ... more
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Russian Satellite for Defense Ministry Put Into Orbit
A Russian satellite for the needs of the country's Defense Ministry has been successfully put into orbit, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Saturday. "The launch [of the satellite] into orbit has ... more
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Public private model would make DARPA's on-orbit service capability a reality
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announcement of a Robotics Servicing of Geosynchronous Satellites (RSGS) program in March is an important step towards extending the productivit ... more
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Russia to complete construction of Space Intelligence Center in 2017
A new space surveillance and tracking center will be completed by late 2017 in the Russian Far Eastern town of Zeya, the Russian Federal Agency for Special Construction (Spetsstroy) said Monday. Con ... 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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