Tag Archives: Space Force

Space Force Enhances Agility within Workforce; Gen. John Raymond Quoted

Gen. John Raymond

The Space Force has announced that the agency will maintain its workforce of approximately 6,400, which will enable the unit to effectively complete missions. The Space Force’s minimal personnel will provide faster mission accomplishments with more agile methodologies. The Space Force has cut its initial estimates of the headquarters personnel it will need from more than 1,000 to fewer than 600.

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Space Force Requires Workforce to be Digitally Fluent; LTG David Thompson Quoted

Lt. Gen. David Thompson

The U.S. Space Force will require its workforce to pass a minimum level of training to prove their knowledge, skills and capabilities, and become digitally fluent. The finalized plan will be delivered to Space Force commander and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, John Raymond, in fall 2020

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Maj. Gen. Kimberly Crider: Space Force Should Work With Industry to Advance Tech Roadmap

MG Kimberly Crider

Maj. Gen. Kimberly Crider, acting chief technology and innovation officer for the U.S. Space Force, said the service is set to publish its 2020 science and technology roadmap and recognizes the need to work with industry to bring that plan to fruition.

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Lt. Gen. David Thompson Nominated as Vice Chief of Space Operations

Lt. Gen. David Thompson

Lt. Gen. David Thompson, vice commander of the U.S. Space Force, has been nominated by President Trump to serve as the service’s vice chief of space operations. Defense Secretary and 2020 Wash100 Award winner Mark Esper also announced Thompson’s nomination for promotion to the rank of general. 

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Gen. David Goldfein on Air Force’s Joint All-Domain C2, Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent Programs

Gen. David Goldfein

Gen. David Goldfein, chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, told the National Defense magazine in an interview that he's pleased that industry partners believe that the service’s Joint All-Domain Command and Control program has "staying power."

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

Gen. Jay 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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