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July 29, 2014
USAF will provide assured access to space
Washington DC (SPX) Jul 24, 2014
Gen. William L. Shelton, Air Force Space Command commander, stressed the importance of maintaining assured access to space to the Senate Subcommittee on Strategic Forces and Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation during a hearing on the options for assuring domestic access to space, July 16. "Space assets have been a key element of warfighting for over 30 years, providing a unique vantage to observe activity around the globe, relay terrestrial communications and provide precision positi ... read more

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Satellite Services supplies on-board sub-systems for smallsats and microsats.
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China conducts land-based missile interception test
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'Doomsday sputnik': Russia said to launch new missile-attack warning satellite
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DARPA picks SSL for space hardware integration
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Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Putin defiant in face of new EU arms sanctions

N. Korea threatens nuclear strike on White House

China's Xi approaches Mao in state media mentions: study

Beyond GPS: 5 Next-Generation Technologies

SES Awarded Hosted Payload Solutions ID/IQ Contract

RF detector for law enforcement, intel purposes in the wings

Ukraine army wrests control of part of MH17 crash site: rebels

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US Air Force to launch new surveillance satellites
The US Air Force will launch new satellites Wednesday to track those of other countries and counter possible threats to American spacecraft, officials said. ... more
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US military awards contracts to design reusable spaceplane
The U.S. military said Tuesday it has awarded contracts to three companies to design an experimental spaceplane conceived as a reusable, unmanned booster with costs, operation and reliability simila ... more
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Advancements In Satcom Helping Meet DoD And Intelligence Needs
iDirect Government Technologies has announced the availability of iDX 3.2.3 software, which meets the military, intelligence and public safety communities' growing needs for increased bandwidth and ... more
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Russia loses its last early warning satellite
The Moscow-based Kommersant newspaper claims citing a source in the Russian Defense Ministry that the last satellite of the Oko-1 ballistic missile attack early warning system has been lost. I ... more
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Brazilian Air Force learns how to control satellites
Brazilian Air Force personnel have completed training in France on operating the South American country's future military communications satellite. ... more
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Defense Sciences Office: at the Edge of Science and National Security
Scientists and engineers in DARPA's Defense Sciences Office (DSO) promote and exploit new discoveries across the frontiers of physics, chemistry, and mathematics to identify and accelerate potential ... more
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Ensuring the Long-Term Sustainability and Security of the Space Environment
Thank you, Mr. President. Excellencies, colleagues, I am pleased to join you at the Conference on Disarmament and to have this opportunity to address an issue that is vital to the interests of the U ... more
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Chinese military hackers target space industry: study
A Chinese military unit has run a hacking campaign that includes sending bogus email in a bid to intercept Western satellite communications and aerospace secrets, a US security firm said. ... more
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Final frontier now complex domain for space safety culture
Space, long thought to be America's final frontier, has transformed over the past several decades into a complex domain the Air Force must operate in safely. Recent Hollywood productions depicting d ... more
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National Security Space: Then.Now.Tomorrow
Well that was far too generous of an introduction. I didn't even recognize any of that myself. It is great to be back at the symposium this year and thank you all for attending this morning. It's an ... more
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Earthly Conflicts Threaten US-Russia Space Cooperation
Angered over U.S. sanctions against Russian officials involved in the annexation of Crimea, and unrest in Eastern Ukraine, Russian deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Moscow may retaliate by r ... more
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Microsystems Technologies Office: Creating A New Electronics Revolution For National Defense
Since its inception in 1992, DARPA'S Microsystems Technology Office (MTO) has helped create and prevent strategic surprise through its investments in compact microelectronic components such as micro ... more
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45th Space Wing launches NRO satellite on board Atlas 5
The 45th Space Wing successfully launched a United Launch Alliance-built Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 at 9:09 a.m. May 22 carrying a classified national security payload. The pa ... more
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US launches spy satellite, seeks alternative to Russian rocket engine
The US has launched a military satellite into orbit using an Atlas 5 rocket with a Russian-made engine. Following warnings that non-civilian launches may force Russia to ban delivery, the US Senate ... more
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Three defense satellites launched from Plesetsk reached final orbit
A Rokot launch vehicle powered with a Briz-KM upper stage has delivered three defense satellites to a final orbit, Russian Defense Ministry press service and information department spokesman for the ... more
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Atlas 5 rocket powers clandestine satellite launch
Private space company United Launch Alliance launched its Atlas 5 rocket Thursday morning, carrying with it one of the United States' newest spy satellites - the company's latest mission for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office. ... more
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Geopolitical amateur hour
Before we plunge ourselves into Cold War II, it would behoove us to remember what Russia under Putin means to our geopolitical calculus. ... more
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Russia Launches Military Satellite Into Orbit
Russia on Tuesday launched a carrier rocket from its northern Plesetsk space center to put a military satellite in orbit, the Defense Ministry said. A Soyuz-2.1a rocket carrying a classified m ... more
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21st Space Wing: Best in space
The 21st Space Wing recently received the 2013 General Thomas S. Moorman, Jr. Award for Air Force Space Command's Best Operational Wing. The award was one of four awards won by the wing in rec ... more
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X-37B Mission Mystery Gets Stranger
With more than 500 days in orbit, the third mission of the mysterious X-37B spaceplane is not only longer than any previous flight, but also much stranger. The X-37B is a robotic spacecraft la ... more
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21st Space Wing reaches inspection milestone
The 21st Space Wing was recently recognized by the Air Force Inspector General as the first active duty or Reserve wing in the Air Force to fully implement the Air Force Inspection System and become ... more
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China to boost space defense in 'new-type combat force'
China is planning to beef up its combat capability by increasing resources in a "new-type combat force," which includes integrating air and space capability in reaction to the international developm ... more
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Xi urges China to build up joint space and air power
Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged further integration of air and space defence capabilities, in what experts described Tuesday as a response to the militarisation of space by rivals including the United States. ... more
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German space research centre under espionage attack: report
Germany's aeronautics and space research centre has for months been the target of a suspected cyber attack by a foreign intelligence service, a German news weekly reported Sunday. ... more
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