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SPACECOM To Write New Ops War Plan: 100km And Up

Posted by Theresa Hitchens on

If the US receives intelligence that Russia is prepping a strike against a US satellite, does SPACECOM task a drone or a B-21 bomber to take it out before it launches? Or does Gen. Raymond choose to simply maneuver the targeted satellite out of the way?

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Shanahan: China Is Deploying Directed Energy Weapons

Posted by Theresa Hitchens on

The space threat’s the thing at this year’s Space Symposium.

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2018 Forecast: Air Force, Space Force Or Multi-Domain Force?

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on

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WASHINGTON: In 2018, Congress is likely to override the Air Force’s objections and carve out some kind of Space Corps. What kind of Space Corps is the question. Both sides of this debate agree that space will be a battlefield in future war. Instead of leaving US satellites unmolested to support operations on earth, future… Keep reading →

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SecAF Wilson Touts ‘Offensive’ Space Weapons; McMaster Details ‘Framework’

Posted by Colin Clark on

WASHINGTON: Yesterday was what we’ll call Space Day for the Trump Administration, with perhaps the most national attention ever paid to military and intelligence space in public by the senior officials of a White House and the military. Here’s a summary of the news from the meeting of the reborn Space Council and a later… Keep reading →

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