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USSF to Conduct COVID-19 Survey Across Space Industry; Will Roper, Gen. Jay Raymond Quoted

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The U.S. Space Force has commenced an effort to help the space industry thrive and address several issues amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The Space Force Acquisition Council will roll out a comprehensive survey to gather input on COVID-19-related factors affecting the space industry's supply chain, workforce, program costs and stimulus on technology sustainment areas, the U.S. Air Force said Tuesday.

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Gen. David Goldfein Works With Overseas Counterparts to Maintain F-35 Supply Chain Amid COVID-19

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Gen. David Goldfein, chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, said he has been in talks with his international counterparts to discuss ways on how to maintain the supply chain for the F-35 fighter jet program during the coronavirus pandemic, Breaking Defense reported Wednesday.

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Space Force to Absorb Missions of 23 Air Force Units

The Department of the Air Force has listed 23 Air Force organizations whose space missions will transition to the U.S. Space Force within the next three to six months. Approximately 1,840 billets from across the 23 organizations will be moved to the Space Force under the transfer plan, which does not cover the physical transfer of units to a new geographic location, the service said Tuesday.

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Space Force Gets Initial Operational Capability of Space Fence Radar

The U.S. Space Force has attained the initial operational capability of a radar system designed to help the service branch identify and track objects in orbit. The Space Fence radar is designed to boost space situational awareness across satellites, debris, depleted boosters and other orbiting objects, USSF said Friday.

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Gen. David Goldfein, Gen. Jay Raymond on Joint All-Domain C2 Network

Gen. David Goldfein, chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force, and Gen. John “Jay” Raymond, chief of space operations, wrote in an opinion piece published Thursday on Defense News that the U.S. military should ensure continued superiority by developing a battle network designed to link weapons and warfighters operating from various domains.

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NRO, USSPACECOM Demonstrate Joint Space Defense

The National Reconnaissance Office and U.S. Space Command participated in an exercise to demonstrate space defense collaboration. NRO said Friday that it joined USSPACECOM and other members of the space community to exhibit cooperative space asset protection during the 13th Air Force Space Command Schriever Wargame.

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