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Maj. Gen. Mark Westergren Assigned Deputy Chief of NSA Cryptology Org

Maj. Gen. Mark Westergren — former deputy commander of U.S. Strategic Command‘s Joint Functional Component Command for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance — has been appointed deputy chief of the National Security Agency‘s Central Security Service organization. The Defense Department said Tuesday U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh assigned Westergren to his new role at …

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Stratcom’s Harold Haney: US to Extend MUOS Satellite Payload Access to Foreign Allies

U.S. Strategic Command plans to adopt a new government policy to provide U.S.’ partner nations access to a communications technology payload on Mobile User Objective System satellites, Space News reported Wednesday. Space News quoted Harold Haney, chief of Stratcom’s satellite communications and spectrum management division, as saying the MUOS constellation was originally …

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Pentagon to Setup Space Operations Center for DoD-Intell Community Info Exhanges

The Defense Department has announced plans to set up a new center in an effort to promote information exchanges on space operations between the military and intelligence community. DoD said Friday the Joint Interagency Combined Space Operations Center will be based at Schriever Air Force Base in Colorado and will work to develop and assess new …

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Maj. Gen. David Thompson: DoD Space Object Tracking Website Forecasts Movements

Air Force Maj. Gen. David Thompson, plans and policy director at the U.S. Strategic Command, has outlined the new information features of a Defense Department website that are designed to track so-called “objects of unknown origin.” Amaani Lyle reported Monday for DoD News that Space-Track.org includes information on the location of space debris to help satellite owners …

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Adm. Cecil Haney: U.S. Nuclear Triad Integration Key to Strategic Deterrence

Navy Adm. Cecil Haney has addressed the U.S. nuclear triad’s role in bolstering strategic deterrence efforts against threats of terrorism and regional conflicts worldwide, American Forces Press Service reported Friday. Haney told an audience at the State Department’s George Marshall Conference Center that religious extremism, regional unrest, budgetary pressure and competition …

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Cecil Haney: Stratcom Forms Deterrence Strategy to Protect Space, Cyber Assets

U.S. Strategic Command chief Cecil Haney has said Stratcom will partner with other combatant commands to deter threats against the nation’s cyber and space infrastructures, the American Forces Press Service reported Wednesday. Amaani Lyle writes Haney told the House Armed Services Committee Wednesday that Stratcom will launch a deterrence and …

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