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February 09, 2016
US Air Force Bolsters Space Defense to Counter Russian, Chinese 'Threats'
Moscow (Sputnik) Feb 04, 2016
As global powers prepare for the increased role of outer space in future conflicts, the US Air Force has announced the creation of a new team whose sole purpose is to protect American space assets - primarily against Russian and Chinese "aggression." Currently, US satellite navigation is claimed to be dangerously understaffed. Gen. John Hyten, commander of Air Force Space Command, stated to reporters in December 2015 that, "two 19-year-old airmen are the two guys flying GPS this morning for the en ... read more

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US-EU work on weapons in space 'not as successful' as hoped
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China's progress in developing hypersonic weapons unsettles Pentagon
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China's secret plan to use the force of 'Star Wars'
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Hyten: Space Command Should be an Active Force in Dynamic Times
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Acquisition Woes Delay DoD Technology Upgrades
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Russia Testing New Generation Missile Warning Satellite
Russia will orbit a second new generation satellite in 2016 to keep a closer eye on ballistic missile launches anywhere in the world, the Defense Ministry said, Zvezda TV channel reported. The ... more
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IHS, Airbus D/S team for intel sector products
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Russia to continue launching early warning defense satellites
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The Force Awakens: China Readies for Space Warfare
The Chinese military is undergoing a gradual shift to cyber and space warfare, and the move is more visible now as a new command structure has been created. After testing an anti-satellite wea ... more
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Schriever Wargame 2025 Concludes
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Russia launches military satellite: ministry
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Russia loses advanced military satellite after launch
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Space Training Transformation is underway
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Russia, Kazakhstan to Build Common Aerospace Defense System
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Pentagon scraps plans to launch satellite swith fighter jets
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China's hypersonic weapon capable of overcoming air defense systems
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Russia's New Defense Satellite Launched From Plesetsk Cosmodrome
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China's Latest Missile Test: A Threat to US Satellites
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