Lt. Gen. James Pasquarette, deputy chief of staff of U.S. Army Futures Command, said the service should launch efforts to begin streamlining the processes for technological acquisitions to achieve G-8’s 2028 modernization goals.Read More »
Defense Secretary James Mattis has said the Defense Department has initiated steps to establish a space-focused military command as part of a reorganization plan, SpaceNews reported Tuesday. He said Tuesday at the Pentagon that DoD will use existing resources and personnel to fund and operate the proposed space command, which will be led by a four-star general.Read More »
U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Lyons officially assumed responsibility of U.S. Transportation Command at a ceremony that took place Friday at Scott Air Force Base in Illinois.
Vice President Mike Pence has announced plans to establish by the end of the year a new space-focused military command that would be headed by a four-star general, The Washington Post reported Thursday. The plan includes the formation of a new “space force” as the country’s sixth service branch as early …Read More »
James Mattis, secretary of the Defense Department, has said DoD is supportive of a plan to form a new combatant command focused on space, Defense News reported Tuesday. “We need to address space as a developing warfighting domain and a combatant command is certainly one thing that we can we …Read More »
The Defense Department has directed the U.S. Strategic Command to solely oversee the country’s nuclear command, control and communications platforms and operations following a review ordered by Defense Secretary James Mattis, SpaceNews reported Monday. Mattis authorized the months-long assessment due to concerns that NC3 lacked an integrated governance structure. Maj. Meghan …Read More »
The Defense Department has issued a memo that details the reorganization of the offices of the undersecretary of research and engineering and undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment, Defense News reported Tuesday. Lt. Col. Michelle Baldanza, a spokeswoman for DoD, told the publication that Congress and Defense Secretary James Mattis have …Read More »