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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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Report: U.S. Inks Allied Space Cooperation Agreement

The United States has signed a memorandum of understanding with Australia, the United Kingdom and Canada on the sidelines of the 30th Space Symposium to continue working on allied space cooperation, Breaking Defense reported Tuesday. Colin Clark writes that Brian Weeden of the Secure World Foundation shed light on what the …

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Keith Alexander: Cybercom Ready for Unified Command Status

Army Gen. Keith Alexander, outgoing commander of U.S. Cyber Command and director of the National Security Agency, believes Cybercom is mature enough to attain a unified command status, Federal News Radio reported Friday. Jared Serbu writes Alexander expects the Defense Department to grant CYBERCOM the autonomous status in 2015 to …

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Charles Corpman Among DoD CIO Award Winners

Charles Corpman, chief of U.S. Strategic Command’s command and control function, was selected as the first place winner in the individual category for the Defense Department‘s 2013 Chief Information Officer Awards. Corpman was recognized for his work to help modernize nuclear command and control programs, the Pentagon said Friday. Respective …

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Air Force CIO to Retire

Lt. Gen. William Lord will retire as the U.S. Air Force’s chief information officer at the end of July after three years of service, FedScoop reported Tuesday. Lt. Gen. Michael Balsa, who currently serves as vice commander of the Air Force Space Command, will succeed Lord, according to his official …

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STRATCOM General Says Satellite Data Overwhelming Pentagon

The rising amount of data collected by U.S. satellites and other aerial platforms is overwhelming the Pentagon’s ability to process it, Air Force Gen. Robert Kehler said Tuesday. Kehler, commander of the U.S. Strategic Command, told attendees at the GEOINT symposium the problem cannot be corrected by hiring new analysts. …

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