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Report: Lt. Gen. James Dickinson Nominated for Space Command Deputy Post

Lt. Gen. James Dickinson, head of Army Space and Missile Defense Command and Army Forces Strategic Command, has been nominated to serve as deputy commander of U.S. Space Command, Defense News reported Tuesday. Dickinson, who also serves as commander of Joint Functional Component Command for Integrated Missile Defense, will serve as deputy to Air Force Gen. Jay Raymond if confirmed. 

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Lt. Gen. James Dickinson: DoD Should Innovate to Help Joint Force Defeat ‘Sophisticated’ Adversary

Lt. Gen. James Dickinson, commanding general of the U.S. Army‘s Space and Missile Defense Command and Forces Strategic Command, has said the Defense Department must work to accelerate the pace of military innovation to help the joint force a sophisticated adversarial threat. The Army said Monday Dickinson also highlighted efforts of USASMDC/ARSTRAT to …

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Army Space, Missile Defense Command Awarded Small Firms $300M in FY 2016 Contract Funds

The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command organization gave small businesses approximately 39.3 percent or $300 million out of $762.5 million in contract funds over fiscal year 2016. The U.S. Army said Friday USASMDC/ARSTRAT exceeded its Small Business Program goal to award 36 percent of contract funds to small companies. The command awarded 7.3 percent …

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US Army-Built Nanosatellite Seeks to Provide Voice, Data Communications to Remote Area-based Soldiers

The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command and the Army Forces Strategic Command have developed a nanosatellite constellation designed to provide beyond-line-of-sight voice and data communications to uniformed personnel assigned in remote areas, the Army reported Monday. Jason B. Cutshaw writes the 5-kilogram cube satellite, dubbed SNaP, has multifunctional …

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