Tag Archives: U.S. Strategic Command

Stratcom, Belgium’s Federal Science Policy Office Enter Space Data, Service Sharing Pact

The U.S. Strategic Command and Belgium’s federal science policy office have agreed to exchange space-related information and services in a joint push to increase situational  awareness in the space domain. Stratcom said Tuesday that BELSPO joins two intergovernmental organizations, 11 countries and more than 50 commercial satellite launchers/owners/operators that participate in space situational awareness sharing efforts with the command. “Agreements …

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Gen. John Hyten: US Needs to Deter Conflict in Space

Air Force Gen. John Hyten, commander of the U.S. Strategic Command, has said the U.S. needs to deter “bad behavior” and conflict in space amid efforts of Russia and China to build weapons for space deployment, Stratcom reported Tuesday. Clifton B. Parker writes Hyten told audience during a talk at …

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General John Hyten Talks Role of Modernization to Combat Nuclear Threats

General  John Hyten, commander of the U.S. Strategic Command, has stressed the need for military modernization to help prevent nuclear threats in the future, Redstone Alabama reported Sunday. Jeff Martin writes that to make General Hyten’s point he pointed out that the Defense Department’s latest ballistic missile submarine was commissioned …

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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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Army Activates New Battalion for Space, Missile Defense Operations

The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command has held an activation ceremony for the organization’s 1st Space Battalion, 1st Space Brigade. Army said Thursday Lt. Col. Bryan Shrank, 1st Space Battalion commander, has entrusted Maj. John Bierce to care for and lead the unit as the first company commander …

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Space News: DoD & FAA Leaders Envision Gradual Transition Period for Space Traffic Mgmt Initiatives

Leaders at the Defense Department and the Federal Aviation Administration envision a gradual transition period if the military transfers responsibility for several space traffic management initiatives to the FAA, Space News reported Tuesday. Jeff Foust writes that the head of the FAA’s commercial space transportation office and a U.S. Strategic Command general have suggested the crawl, …

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