Tag Archives: Stratcom

DISA-STRATCOM Field Office Shuts Down Legacy Information Facility for New System

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The Defense Information Systems Agency's (DISA) field office with U.S. Strategic Command has closed down the core of a legacy military network to give way to a new command and control facility. The Defense Information Systems Network's final core device shut down on Dec. 21 to be succeeded by a new C2 system with modern telecommunications technology.

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Adm. Charles Richard: Nuclear Command, Control and Communications Network Works Properly Despite Concerns

Adm. Charles Richard

Adm. Charles Richard, who leads U.S. Strategic Command (STRATCOM) and was a 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, said the Nuclear Command, Control and Communications (NC3) network is working properly despite concerns about the system's cybersecurity. "There is a very visible endorsement of the importance of NC3 and the steps that we have to go do," Richard said. 

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PredaSAR Names Gen. William Shelton, Lt. Gen. Richard Newton, Maj. Gen. Douglass Raaberg to Board of Directors; Marc Bell

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PredaSAR Corporation has appointed three former U.S. Air Force generals, General William Shelton, Lieutenant General Richard Newton and Major General Douglas Raaberg, effective immediately, the company announced on Monday.

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Senate Confirms Ryan McCarthy, John Hyten for Army, Joint Staff Leadership Posts

Senate has approved Ryan McCarthy and Gen. John Hyten as Army secretary and vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, respectively. McCarthy served as Army undersecretary as well as the service’s acting secretary following the nomination of 2019 Wash100 Award winner Mark Esper as defense secretary this summer, Defense News reported Thursday.

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Report: Lt. Gen. James Dickinson Nominated for Space Command Deputy Post

Lt. Gen. James Dickinson, head of Army Space and Missile Defense Command and Army Forces Strategic Command, has been nominated to serve as deputy commander of U.S. Space Command, Defense News reported Tuesday. Dickinson, who also serves as commander of Joint Functional Component Command for Integrated Missile Defense, will serve as deputy to Air Force Gen. Jay Raymond if confirmed. 

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USAF Gen. John Hyten: Single Entity Could Address Integration Issue Between Satellites, Terminals

Air Force Gen. John Hyten, commander of U.S. Strategic Command, said he believes a single organization can address the synchronization issue between satellites and their corresponding terminals, National Defense reported Wednesday. Hyten said at the Space Symposium that Air Force Gen. John “Jay” Raymond, who was nominated to serve as head of U.S. Space Command in March, could play a role in addressing the problem.

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