Lt. Gen. David Thompson, the U.S. Space Force’s vice commander, said the new service branch needs to develop its own intelligence operations as it continues to separate from the U.S. Air Force, C4ISRnet reported Wednesday.Read More »
Maj. Gen. John Shaw, head of Space Force Space Operations Command, said the Space Force plans to form an independent identity that is focused on “22nd century warfare” and builds on lessons learned not just from the Air Force but also from other services such as the Army and the Navy, Breaking Defense reported Friday.Read More »
Gen. John Raymond, who leads U.S. Space Command, said the country would be able to better protect satellites with the U.S. Space Force's establishment, Space News reported Monday. Raymond sat down with Space News to talk about various developments regarding Space Command and the Space Force.Read More »
U.S. Space Command has accepted the 10th satellite of the Wideband Global Satellite Communication constellation following the completion of on-orbit testing performed by a team of engineers and operators from the U.S. Air Force, Army and Navy.
The team validated the Boeing-manufactured satellite's anti-jam capabilities and cybersecurity techniques and procedures that will be integrated into the entire constellation and then recommended it for acceptance into the WGS system, the Los Angeles Air Force Base said Tuesday.Read More »
Gen. John Raymond, commander of the U.S. Space Command, said at a Mitchell Institute event in Washington, D.C. that he is hopeful that Congress will pass legislation to create a Space Force “in the coming months.”Read More »