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April 24, 2015
Space Domination: Pentagon to Beef up Defense of Satellites
Washington DC (Sputnik) Apr 17, 2015
United States satellites could be vulnerable to attacks, according to the deputy secretary of the Defense Department, who urged the government and private sector to work together to protect the key space assets. Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work, speaking during a session at the annual Space Symposium conference, said the satellites were "absolutely critical" to the operation of the US military, as well as its ability to fight future wars. Because the session was classified, Work's commen ... read more

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Satellite Services supplies on-board sub-systems for smallsats and microsats.
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Canada Grants Kiev Access to Sophisticated Satellite Imagery
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Guardians of the Galaxy: Russia Creates International Space Patrol
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US aerospace command moving comms gear back to bunker
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Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
US, Japan widen defense ties in historic sea change

Xinhua Insight: How China joins space club?

China's satellite navigation system to expand coverage globally by 2020

17th Beidou navigation satellite functions in orbit

Iran leads calls for Israel to give up nuclear weapons

India's Scorpene-class sub rolls out of building hall

ASEAN warns sea reclamation 'may undermine peace'

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Aliens have never invaded Japan: defence minister
Alien spaceships have never entered Japanese airspace, the country's defence minister has told parliamentarians, after being questioned about a possible aerial invasion by little green men. ... more
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Japan launches replacement spy satellite
Japan on Thursday successfully launched a replacement spy satellite, its aerospace agency said, as an existing device comes to the end of its working life. ... more
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Japan Launches Spy Satellite Into Orbit
Japan successfully launched a rocket carrying a backup optical satellite for the government's intelligence gathering program. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency and Mitsubishi Heavy Indust ... more
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US Prepares for Space Warfare, Citing Chinese Success
Anti-missile technologies tested by China over the last decade have caused alarm for US officials. In terms of space defense, the United States may be losing out in the futuristic "counterspace" cam ... more
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US Developing Space Radar in Marshall Islands
The US Air Force is establishing an advanced radar system in the Marshall Islands to detect thousands of satellites and space debris, the builder of the Space Fence radar system Lockheed Martin said ... more
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US-India Space Security Cooperation: A Partnership for the 21st Century
At the State Department, my colleagues and I are focused on the tools needed to promote global security as well as stable, strategic relationships with friends and partners around the world. A ... more
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China's Hypersonic Glide Vehicle: A Threat to the United States
Beijing's significant military advance has been furthered with its venture into hypersonic weapons systems. China is working on hypersonic cruise missiles for which it is working on scramjet engines ... more
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SBIRS constellation forms under one roof
Airmen from the 460th Operations Group have made history by successfully completing the first series of Space Based Infrared System satellite and antenna communication on Jan. 28-30 from Block 10, ... more
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Leaks Show S Africa Spied on Itself for Details of Joint Satellite Project
South Africa's intelligence agency relied on a spy who had access to Russian military intelligence to uncover details of its own government's involvement in a $100 million joint satellite surveillan ... more
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See Me: DARPA Seeks Tiny Satellites to Map Terrain for US Troops
An American defense contractor is developing small satellites capable of quickly providing US ground troops with images of their surroundings. In December, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Age ... more
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Too Ambitious to be True? Iran Plans to Send Humans to Space by 2016
It was all smiles and cheers on Iran's National Day of Space Technology, celebrated this year on February 17, as the country unveiled a prototype of a spacecraft allegedly capable of taking a human ... more
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Signals to Alien Worlds Pose No Threat of Invasion
Using powerful radio telescopes to broadcast "greetings messages" into space will not result in an alien invasion, a chief scientist at the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) Institute ... more
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Are Spy Agencies Funding Weather Weapon Research
Geoengineering, according to the Oxford Geoengineering programme, is 'the deliberate large-scale intervention in the Earth's natural systems to counteract climate change'. The aim of solar geoengine ... more
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AFSPC thinks outside of the box
Air Force Space Command is making new waves in improvements and creativity with their cost-saving "Out of the Box Innovation" program. The purpose of the program is to collect strategically fo ... more
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Air Force conducts massive protected MILSATCOM test
The Air Force concluded a six-month rigorous and complex multiservice operational test and evaluation of its Advanced Extremely High Frequency system in January at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado ... more
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Squad X Core Technologies Seeks to Bring Technological Advances to the Infantry Squad
Warfighters in aircraft, on ships and in ground vehicles have benefited tremendously from technological advances in recent decades, with advanced capabilities ranging from real-time situational awar ... more
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US Concerned by Growing Expertise of China, Russia Space Capabilities
Multiple countries, especially China and Russia, pose a grave threat to US space security systems with advanced technologies they have developed that can disrupt satellite communications and operati ... more
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Germany joins Space Situational Awareness program
Germany is to receive space situational information and services from the U.S. Air Force under an agreement signed recently with the U.S. Strategic Command. ... more
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L-3 Communications continues support work for NSA
Systems engineering, acquisition planning and other services will continue to be provided the U.S. National Security Agency by a unit of L-3 Communications. ... more
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BAE Systems tapped to train intel agency analysts
BAE Systems reports it is to provide mission essential training and instruction support to National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency personnel. ... more
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Scientists trial system to improve safety at sea
A space scientist at the University of Leicester, in collaboration with the New Zealand Defence Technology Agency and DMC International Imaging, has been trialling a concept for using satellite imag ... more
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Japan Successfully Launches New Spy Satellite
Japan successfully completed the launch of a radar reconnaissance satellite on Sunday morning, the Kyodo news agency reports. The launch was performed from the Tanegashima Space Center in the Kagosh ... more
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EU Forced to Oppose Russian Resolution on Arms Ban in Space
European Union countries were under pressure during the December voting on Russia's draft resolution "No first placement of weapons in outer space" (NFP), the head of the Department for Non-Prolifer ... more
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US Navy uses Russian rocket engines to launch comsat
The United Launch Alliance (ULA) successfully launched an Atlas V rocket, carrying the US Navy's heaviest national security payload on Tuesday evening, according to live video footage from the launc ... more
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