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U.S. Space Force, U.K. Launch Global Pitch Competition for Space Tech; Will Roper Quoted

US Space Force

The U.S. Space Force and the U.K. military have agreed to jointly fund a competition that encourages startups to propose and develop space technologies. Participants of the International Space Pitch Day will get the chance to win part of a $1M pool allotted for space technology investment, Los Angeles Air Force Base said Monday.

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Air Force Dept Unveils Strategy for Arctic Region; Barbara Barrett, Gen. David Goldfein Quoted

Barbara Barrett

The Department of the Air Force has released a strategy on how to support the National Defense Strategy through unique functions in the Arctic region. The strategy would focus its efforts in alignment with inter-domain vigilance, combat-credible power projection, cooperation with allies and Arctic operational preparations.

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Air Force Materiel Command Presents New Readiness Plan; Gen. Arnold Bunch Quoted

Gen. Arnold Bunch

Air Force Materiel Command has unveiled a plan that highlights four focus areas aiming to sustain the Department of the Air Force's combat readiness. The plan revolves around AFMC's efforts to boost readiness and lethality, speedily perform deliveries, strengthen the materiel team and foster connections in support of the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force, USAF said Wednesday.

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Northrop’s Minotaur Rocket to Carry NRO Satellite Mission for Space Force

Minotaur Rocket

The U.S. Space Force has completed flight readiness review activities for a National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) mission focused on sending four satellite payloads to orbit for intelligence missions. The Space Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) said that NRO Launch-129 will lift off from NASA’s launch complex on Wallops Island in Virginia as part of the Orbital/Suborbital Program 3 (OSP-3) initiative.

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Space Force Unveils Program to Bolster Commercial Satcom Security

Space Force

The U.S. Space Force (USSF) is creating an effort to bolster the cybersecurity of the Department of Defense's (DoD) commercial satellite communications (COMSATCOM) systems. The Infrastructure Asset Pre-Assessment (IA-PRE) program aligns with USSF's mission to have the U.S. military supported by the most secure commercial satcom systems. 

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