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Rep. Doug Lamborn: USSPACECOM Headquarters Must Remain in Colorado to Optimize Taxpayer Dollars

Rep. Doug Lamborn

Rep. Doug Lamborn, R-Colorado, has said that retaining the U.S. Space Command’s headquarters location in Colorado Springs is crucial to national security and fiscal interests as taxpayers have already invested billions into the USSPACECOM complex. “Our nation simply does not have time to fiddle around with moving USSPACECOM,” he noted. “There is no strategic value in moving it when it is working superbly now.” 

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U.S. Joins South American Partners to Discuss Common Space Opportunities; Lt. Col. Peter Atkinson Quoted

Space Security

The U.S. Space Force, U.S. Space Command and U.S. Southern Command jointly held a virtual event with South American partners to highlight multi-national space security cooperation in the region. The Americas Space Conference gathered stakeholders from Peru, Chile, Brazil, Colombia and the U.S. to discuss common interests in space-focused national security, USSPACECOM said Friday.

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Space Force Hosts its First Schriever Wargame; Gen. James Dickinson Quoted

Gen. James Dickinson

The U.S. Space Force spearheaded an exercise that assessed challenges on the military's space operations and sought to enhance space support in air, land, sea, space and cyberspace domains. For the event's 2020 iteration, the Air Force transferred the responsibility to lead Schriever Wargame to Space Force for the first time.

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14th Air Force Changes Name to Space Operations Command

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.

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US Space Command Aims to Broaden Mission Through Allied Partnerships

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.

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Space Command Accepts WGS-10 SATCOM Into Operational Constellation

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

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NRO, USSPACECOM Demonstrate Joint Space Defense

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.

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