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Gen. John Hyten: DOD Considers Sensors for Missile Threat Detection No. 1 Capability

Gen. John Hyten

Gen. John Hyten, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and a two-time Wash100 Award winner, said the Department of Defense (DOD) needs sensors that can detect missile threats worldwide. "I would like to have overhead sensors that see everything, characterize everything that goes on on this planet, from a missile perspective, all the time, everywhere,” said Hyten.

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Gen. John Hyten Advances Joint Warfighting Concept With 4 ‘Strategic Directives’

Gen. John Hyten

Gen. John Hyten, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and a two-time Wash100 Award winner, has signed four new “strategic directives” that establish requirements for all domain operations and mark the initial step in advancing the joint warfighting concept (JWC). He noted that JWC is a concept that will spur experimentation.

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Gen. John Hyten: JROC Eyes May Release of New Acquisition Requirements Guidance

Gen. John Hyten

Gen. John Hyten, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and a two-time Wash100 Award winner, said the Joint Requirements Oversight Council (JROC) is set to release by the end of May new guidance to help accelerate the acquisition process for four key areas that are part of the Department of Defense’s joint warfighting concept.

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Gen. John Hyten: MDA Must Realign R&D Priorities With Core Mission

Gen. John Hyten

Gen. John Hyten, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has said the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) must focus on next-generation concepts and align their capabilities with the core mission. He added that the MDA must revitalize collaboration with the Joint Requirements Oversight Council to inform requirements for air and missile defense. 

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Gen. John Hyten: DOD Must Accelerate Joint Efforts, Public Awareness on Space-Based Threats

Gen. John Hyten

Gen. John Hyten, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and two-time Wash100 Award winner, said the Department of Defense (DOD) must “go fast” in determining joint requirements to counter emerging threats. The U.S. Space Force, along with the U.S. Space Command, is gaining bipartisan support and is envisioned to continue driving efforts with the incoming Biden administration, according to Hyten.

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Gen. John Hyten on Key Factors to Effective DoD Electromagnetic Strategy

Gen. John Hyten

Gen. John Hyten, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and two-time Wash100 Award recipient, said that joint-service capabilities and industry partnerships will help drive the Department of Defense’s (DoD) electromagnetic spectrum strategy. Other key factors that Hyten highlighted include effective joint-based governance and sufficient resources for the U.S. Strategic Command.

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Patrick AFB, Cape Canaveral Redesignated as Space Force Bases; Gen. John Raymond Quoted

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Patrick Air Force Base and Cape Canaveral AF Station have been respectively renamed as Patrick Space Force Base and Cape Canaveral Space Force Station during a recent ceremony in Florida. The redesignation ceremony took place at Cape Canaveral and saw Vice President Mike Pence unveil the two U.S. Air Force bases’ new names in line with their operational transition to the U.S. Space Force.

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Gen. John Hyten to Step Down as Joint Chiefs Vice Chair in 2021

Gen. John Hyten

Gen. John Hyten, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and a two-time Wash100 Award winner, is slated to retire from his role in late 2021. Hyten, whose two-year term will expire on Nov. 21, 2021, will not seek renomination for the post, according to his spokesperson Maj. Trisha Guillebeau.

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Gen. John Hyten on Plans to Release New Joint Requirements for Data Management

Gen. John Hyten

Gen. John Hyten, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and a two-time Wash100 Award recipient, said he plans to introduce new joint requirements for managing data by the end of the year. He said he intends for the joint requirements to address priorities in the areas of all domain command and control and logistics for joint fires.

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