Tag Archives: Space Force

Space Force Launches New Logo, ‘Semper Supra’ Motto; Gen. Jay Raymond Quoted

Gen. John Raymond

The U.S. Space Force has unveiled its new logo and motto as part of effort to establish its cultural identity and branding. The service adopted the motto “Semper Supra,” which means “always above,” and the delta symbol to honor the heritage of the U.S. Air Force and Space Command.

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Space Force, UK Defense Ministry Conduct Protected Tactical Waveform Demo

PTW Demo

The U.S. Space Force and the U.K. defense ministry have carried out a demonstration of the Protected Tactical Waveform (PTW) over the U.K. government’s Skynet satellite system. The July 13 demonstration conducted using a multiband test terminal as part of the Protected Anti-jam Tactical SATCOM program showcased PTW’s anti-jam capability and data rates.

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Air Force Materiel Command Presents New Readiness Plan; Gen. Arnold Bunch Quoted

Gen. Arnold Bunch

Air Force Materiel Command has unveiled a plan that highlights four focus areas aiming to sustain the Department of the Air Force's combat readiness. The plan revolves around AFMC's efforts to boost readiness and lethality, speedily perform deliveries, strengthen the materiel team and foster connections in support of the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force, USAF said Wednesday.

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Space Force’s Organizational Structure Unveiled; Gen. Jay Raymond Quoted

Gen. John Raymond

The U.S. Space Force’s organizational structure finalized by the Department of the Air Force will be composed of three echelons: field commands, deltas and squadrons. Space Systems Command (SSC), Space Operations Command (SpOC) and Space Training and Readiness Command (STARCOM) will serve as the military branch’s three field commands.

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Walter Lauderdale: Space Force Allows SpaceX to Perform Booster Recovery in Second GPS Launch

Falcon 9

Walter Lauderdale of the U.S. Space Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) said the center has decided to allow SpaceX to recover a Falcon 9 booster after months of examinations and reviews of the rocket’s mission data. SpaceX is set to launch a GPS satellite aboard its Falcon 9 rocket on Tuesday, June 30, from Cape Canaveral in Florida. 

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DoD Unveils Defense Space Strategy; Mark Esper Quoted

Mark Esper

The Department of Defense (DoD) has launched a new strategy that outlines how DoD will advance and leverage space capabilities to compete, deter and counter potential adversaries in the space domain. “This strategy identifies a phased approach on how we are going to achieve the desired conditions in space over the next 10 years,” Esper added. 

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