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August 18, 2016
DoD's Welby Wants Technology Development to Move Faster
McLean VA (SPX) Aug 08, 2016
Stephen Welby uses a beach analogy to describe his mission as Assistant Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering, and for the Department of Defense's quest for a Third Offset Strategy. "To surf the wave of global innovation, we must paddle out in front," he says at every stop in what has been a whirlwind seven months since he was confirmed by the Senate. As the DoD's equivalent to a Chief Technology Officer, Welby leads a charge for change at the Pentagon. "I've testified on the Hil ... read more

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N. Korea submarine missiles not ready until 2018: experts

N. Korea leader says missile test 'greatest success'

China Communist party expels 'insatiable' statistics chief

N. Korea rejects UN council's condemnation

Japan holds live fire drills at Mt Fuji

Russia launches large snap military drills

Australian minister says French submarine leak 'embarrassing'

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45th Space Wing supports successful Atlas V NROL-61 launch
The U.S. Air Force's 45th Space Wing supported United Launch Alliance's successful launch of the NROL-61 spacecraft aboard an Atlas V rocket from Launch Complex 41 here July 28, 2016, at 8:37 a.m. E ... more
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US Air Force to Introduce Space Based Surveillance System in 2021
The United States Air Force plans to launch a next-generation Space-Based Space Surveillance system in 2021. The Space Based Space Surveillance System (SBSS) will be used to track space objects, pri ... more
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Russia's Advanced New Surveillance Satellites to Keep an Eye on US Carriers
The Russian Defense Ministry has plans to launch a new orbital surveillance system aimed to bolster the reconnaissance capabilities of the Aerospace Defense Forces. What kinds of capabilities will t ... more
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Russia About to Drastically Boost Its Orbital Surveillance Capabilities
A new type of advanced surveillance satellites will soon bolster the reconnaissance capabilities of the Russian Aerospace Forces. The mainstay of the new space surveillance system will be the new 1 ... more
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US Launches Atlas V Rocket With Spy Satellite - United Launch Alliance
The United States on Thursday successfully launched Atlas V rocket with NROL-61 spy satellite from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, United Launch Alliance (ULA) said. According ... more
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DARPA's Spectrum Collaboration Challenge Calls for Contenders
In March, DARPA officials first publicly floated plans for the Spectrum Collaboration Challenge, an initiative designed to ensure that the exponentially growing number of military and civilian wirel ... more
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Russian MoD Denies Plans for Nuclear-Capable Outer Space Strategic Bomber
According to the Russian Defense Ministry, military educational institutions don't have the competence to deal with such projects. Reports claiming that the Russian Strategic Missile Forces Ac ... more
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James delves into space, missile warning mission with Buckley Airmen
Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James engaged with Airmen from Buckley Air Force Base July 7 and saw firsthand the space and missile warning mission that the base executes daily. During her ti ... more
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Details of Space Mission Force now available from AF Space Command
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 ... more
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China holds space military exhibition
China's largest military space exhibition by scale and technological content opened in Chongqing Thursday. The exhibition was hosted by the office of China's Lunar Exploration Project, the Moo ... more
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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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