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Gen. John Hyten Takes US Strategic Command Leadership Role

Air Force Gen. John Hyten, formerly commander of the Air Force Space Command, has officially started his new post as head of U.S. Strategic Command. The Air Force said Thursday it held a change of command ceremony at Stratcom’s Offutt Air Force Base headquarters in Nebraska and Hyten succeeds Navy Adm. Cecil …

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Steven Walker: DARPA Develops Programs for Real-Time Space Situational Awareness

Steven Walker, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency deputy director, has said DARPA is working on additional programs in efforts to provide users real-time space situational awareness, DoD News reported Monday. Walker said at the transition ceremony of the DARPA-built Space Surveillance Telescope that the agency currently develops the OrbitOutlook and Hallmark programs to help …

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Obama Nominates Gen. John Hyten as Next Stratcom Commander

President Barack Obama has nominated Gen. John Hyten, current commander of the Air Force Space Command at Peterson Air Force Base, as the next commander of the U.S. Strategic Command. If appointed, Hyten will support Stratcom with its global missions in strategic deterrence, space operations, joint electronic warfare, global strike and missile defense, …

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