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US Remains Vigilant as North Korea Launches Ballistic Missile

North Korea fired a ballistic missile from a site near the country’s Kusong city over the weekend, according to the U.S. Strategic Command. Stratcom said Saturday its systems tracked North Korea’s medium- or intermediate-range missile at 5:55 p.m. Eastern time that headed to the Sea of Japan. The North American Aerospace Defense Command found that the …

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Air Force Conducts Minuteman III Missile Flight Test

The U.S. Air Force has completed a test flight of the Boeing-built Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile system. The ICBM platform with test re-entry vehicles traveled for approximately 4,200 miles and reached its target destination in the Marshall Islands after it launched Wednesday at 11:39 p.m. Pacific time from Vandenberg …

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Stratcom, Belgium’s Federal Science Policy Office Enter Space Data, Service Sharing Pact

The U.S. Strategic Command and Belgium’s federal science policy office have agreed to exchange space-related information and services in a joint push to increase situational  awareness in the space domain. Stratcom said Tuesday that BELSPO joins two intergovernmental organizations, 11 countries and more than 50 commercial satellite launchers/owners/operators that participate in space situational awareness sharing efforts with the command. “Agreements …

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Gen. John Hyten: US Needs to Deter Conflict in Space

Air Force Gen. John Hyten, commander of the U.S. Strategic Command, has said the U.S. needs to deter “bad behavior” and conflict in space amid efforts of Russia and China to build weapons for space deployment, Stratcom reported Tuesday. Clifton B. Parker writes Hyten told audience during a talk at …

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