Tag Archives: Space Force

Space Force to Absorb Missions of 23 Air Force Units

The Department of the Air Force has listed 23 Air Force organizations whose space missions will transition to the U.S. Space Force within the next three to six months. Approximately 1,840 billets from across the 23 organizations will be moved to the Space Force under the transfer plan, which does not cover the physical transfer of units to a new geographic location, the service said Tuesday.

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Space Force Gets Initial Operational Capability of Space Fence Radar

The U.S. Space Force has attained the initial operational capability of a radar system designed to help the service branch identify and track objects in orbit. The Space Fence radar is designed to boost space situational awareness across satellites, debris, depleted boosters and other orbiting objects, USSF said Friday.

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ULA Announces Launch of the First National Security Space Mission for the U.S. Space Force; Gary Wentz Quoted

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket has entered final preparations to launch the sixth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) communications satellite for the U.S. Space Force's Space and Missile Systems Center, the organization announced on Tuesday

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Space Force Announces Readiness of New Signals Jammer

The U.S. Space Force has declared operational capability of a new ground-based communications jammer designed to disrupt enemy satellite communications, Space News reported Sunday. Space and Missile Systems Center tested the L3Harris-made Counter Communications System Block 10.2 over a year before achieving operational status.

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