Gen. John “Jay” Raymond, chief of space operations for the U.S. Space Force and a 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, has authorized the transition of a multinational space operation to the U.S. Space Command.Read More »
U.S. Air Force Secretary Barbara Barrett ordered the redesignation of 14th AF as Space Operations Command when President Donald Trump signed the fiscal 2020 defense authorization bill on Dec. 20.Read More »
The U.S. Space Command are working with multiple allied nations at an operational command and control facility in efforts to secure the global space domain. USSPACECOM said Friday it maintains a strategic defense partnership with Australian, U.K. and Canadian allies through the Combined Space Operations Center.Read More »
U.S. Space Command has accepted the 10th satellite of the Wideband Global Satellite Communication constellation following the completion of on-orbit testing performed by a team of engineers and operators from the U.S. Air Force, Army and Navy.
The team validated the Boeing-manufactured satellite's anti-jam capabilities and cybersecurity techniques and procedures that will be integrated into the entire constellation and then recommended it for acceptance into the WGS system, the Los Angeles Air Force Base said Tuesday.Read More »
The National Reconnaissance Office and U.S. Space Command participated in an exercise to demonstrate space defense collaboration. NRO said Friday that it joined USSPACECOM and other members of the space community to exhibit cooperative space asset protection during the 13th Air Force Space Command Schriever Wargame.Read More »
Gen. John Raymond, commander of the U.S. Space Command, has directed the establishment of two subordinate commands which will handle global space operations.Read More »
The U.S. Senate has confirmed Gen. John Raymond, commander of Air Force Space Command, to lead the new, larger U.S. Space Command, The Hill reported Thursday. He will concurrently lead the Air Foce and national space commands as a dual-role official. U.S. Space Command will support the military's efforts to boost space security.Read More »