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Dan Coats: US Needs to Stay Competitive as Adversaries Launch Space Tech Devt Efforts

National Intelligence Director Dan Coats has said the U.S. needs to ramp up efforts to maintain its technological edge as several countries develop anti-satellite systems, space-based navigation and surveillance platforms that could potentially challenge U.S. space dominance, SpaceNews reported Wednesday. “We have to up our game if we’re going to stay …

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Report: USAF Reviews Space Tech Acquisition Strategy

U.S. Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson has said the military branch is currently reviewing how it acquires space systems, SpaceNews reported Thursday. Wilson told the audience at the Air Force Association’s air warfare symposium that the Air Force seeks to accelerate space systems acquisition and address the “stove-piped” structure of …

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Report: DoD to Unveil National Defense Strategy Soon

Defense Secretary James Mattis has said the Defense Department aims to provide details of a national defense strategy by Jan. 19, Defense News reported Sunday. Mattis told reporters Friday at the Pentagon that DoD will release a shorter and unclassified version of the document to the public. The department also expects …

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Report: Air Force Creates Flight Plan for Future ISR Ops

The U.S. Air Force aims to complete by spring a new intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance flight plan that will cover operations of the service branch’s future platforms and technologies such as artificial intelligence systems, C4ISRNET reported Thursday. Lt. Gen. VeraLinn Jamieson, USAF’s deputy chief of staff for ISR, told C4ISRNET …

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