Tag Archives: Stephen Whiting

Space Force Eyes New Capabilities to Improve Satellite Control Network’s Capacity; Lt. Gen. Stephen Whiting Quoted

Lt. Gen. Stephen Whiting

The U.S. Space Force is looking to increase the capacity of the Satellite Control Network – a system of ground stations and tracking antennas used by the U.S. military to operate and communicate with satellites - by exploring new capabilities that could keep pace with the future growth in space activities.

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Lt. Gen. Stephen Whiting: Space Force Needs More Sensors to Track Satellites, Debris

Lt. Gen. Stephen Whiting

Lt. Gen. Stephen Whiting, head of Space Operations Command, said the U.S. Space Force needs additional sensors to monitor the increasing numbers of satellites and space debris but faces uncertainty when it comes to securing funds for programs like the Space Fence 2 site in Australia.

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Space Force Launches First Field Command; Lt. Gen. Stephen Whiting Assumes Leadership

Stephen Whiting

The U.S. Space Force (USSF) has created and activated its first field command that will be led by Lt. Gen. Stephen Whiting, who received a nomination for the leadership post earlier this year. USSF said Wednesday that its Space Operations Command will function as one of the service branch's three field commands.

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US Space Command to House Two Commands at Colorado, California

The U.S. Space Command is set to locate its two major command units at U.S. Air Force bases in Colorado and California, Space News reported Sunday. The command's Joint Task Force Space Defense unit will be stationed at the Schriever Air Force Base in Colorado and is assigned to defend military satellites. 

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Air Force Cyber Threat Interceptor System Achieves Full Operational Capability Status

The Air Force Space Command‘s Cyberspace Vulnerability Assessment/Hunter weapon system has reached full operational capability status on Feb. 12. AFSPC said Friday the status makes CVA/H capable of serving as the primary enclave defense tool for the Air Force Information Network. CVA/H works to assess vulnerability, detect threats and evaluate compliance through its four primary components: …

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