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US Space Command to House Two Commands at Colorado, California

The U.S. Space Command is set to locate its two major command units at U.S. Air Force bases in Colorado and California, Space News reported Sunday. The command's Joint Task Force Space Defense unit will be stationed at the Schriever Air Force Base in Colorado and is assigned to defend military satellites. 

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Air Force Lists Six Potential Bases for US Space Command

A U.S. Air Force memorandum named four Colorado bases and two Alabama and California locations as the potential candidates for the U.S. Space Command’s new headquarters, CNN reported Saturday. According to the memo obtained by CNN, the recently established combatant command may be housed at Buckley Air Force Base, Cheyenne Mountain AFB, Peterson AFB or Schriever AFB in Colorado. Other potential locations include Vanderberg AFB in California and the U.S. Army’s Redstone Arsenal in Alabama. 

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Army Develops Framework to Support APS Deployment on Combat Vehicles

The U.S. Army is developing a framework that will support the installation of active protection systems on ground combat vehicles. The open architecture system called Modular Active Protection System will come in three variants, including the Trophy APS for the Abrams tank; the Iron Curtain APS for the Stryker vehicle; and the …

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Army’s Darrell Williams Gets Lt. Gen. Rank to Head DLA as New Director

U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Darrell Williams, commanding general of the Army Combined Arms Support Command and Sustainment Center of Excellence at Fort Lee, will take over as director of the Defense Logistics Agency at Fort Belvoir. DLA said Tuesday the Senate confirmed Williams’ new assignment as well as promotion to the rank of lieutenant general as …

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FBI Unveils New Redstone Arsenal Hub for Terrorist IED Analysis

The FBI has moved a government repository for improvised explosive devices from the bureau’s laboratory in Quantico, Virginia to a new facility at Redstone Arsenal in Alabama. FBI Director James Comey, Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) and U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Larry Wyche cut a ribbon to inaugurate the opening of the Terrorist Explosive …

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