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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

Gen. John Raymond

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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Gen. John Hyten: DoD Needs Int’l Network, Integrated C2 Ops for Future Warfighting

Gen. John Hyten

Gen. John Hyten, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and a two-time Wash100 Award winner, has said the Department of Defense (DoD) needs to establish a coalition framework with international partners. According to Hyten, the DoD should expect the distinct operations of service branches to be blurred or eliminated in the combat space of the future.

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Gen. John Hyten: Actionable Data, Standard Environment Key to Future Warfighting Success

Gen. John Hyten

Gen. John Hyten, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and a two-time Wash100 Award winner, has said that data and a common environment are key factors in future battlefield operations. He said that military heads must be able to quickly command and control the use of data throughout a standardized environment to deter adversaries.

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Mark Esper Announces Pentagon’s Plan for Troop Drawdown in Germany; Gen. John Hyten Quoted

Mark Esper

Mark Esper, secretary of the Department of Defense (DoD) and 2020 Wash100 Award winner, announced that DoD intends to withdraw 11,900 troops from Germany in support of U.S. European Command’s plans to reposition those personnel to other locations in line with the implementation of the National Defense Strategy.

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Gen. John Hyten: DoD Needs to Speed Up Reforms in Space, Data, Software Development

Air Force Gen. John Hyten, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and a two-time Wash100 award recipient, said the Department of Defense needs to accelerate its modernization and reform efforts to maintain its deterrence advantage, DoD News reported Wednesday.

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