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Air Force Suppressed Space Force Debate; Lt. Gen. Kwast Spoke Truth To Power

Posted by Peter Garretson on


If the new Acting Secretary of the Air Force, Matt Donovan, is looking for someone who can “unleash the power of space’ he should look to the bold leadership of Steve Kwast and recommend his nomination to be the first Space Force Commander.

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Space Force: What Is It Good For?

Posted by Theresa Hitchens on


Missing in the national security space conversation, says Aerospace Corporation’s Russ Rumbaugh, is how space operations can and should fit with diplomacy and foreign policy. Instead, he said, the debate is solely about “how do I win the war I see.” 

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Space ‘Force’ Vs. ‘Corps’: One’s Not Actually A Service

Posted by Theresa Hitchens on


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Senate language on the Space Force leaves open the chance that a new administration could walk it back to merely changing the name of Air Force Space Command, says CSIS’s Kaitlyn Johnson.

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Space Force & Beyond: Gen. Raymond’s 3-Ring Space Circus

Posted by Theresa Hitchens on


If the Senate has its way, Gen. John Raymond will lead the new joint US Space Command, the existing Air Force Space Command, and the new Space Force. If this sounds both confusing and daunting, that’s because it is.

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CBO: HASC ‘Space Corps’ To Cost $3.6 Billion Through 2024

Posted by Theresa Hitchens on


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The HASC ‘Space Corps’ will be much cheaper than the Trump Administration’s plan for a Space Force, says CBO.

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HASC Chair Smith To White House: Forget Your Space Force

Posted by Colin Clark on


The day before Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahn appears before the HASC, Chairman Smith hammers White House Space Force.

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Five Principles To Drive The Space Force

Posted by Troy Thomas on


Half of all private-sector divestments lose value, and many of the most common risks of carve-outs in the private sector also apply to the military. Here are ways to avoid those pitfalls.

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SecAF Questions Space Development Agency; Air Force Didn’t Want Boeing F-15X

Posted by Colin Clark on


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We’ve already got SMC and the NRO. What the heck will a Space Development Agency do that’s different, and why.

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Space Command More Important Than Space Force: CSAF Goldfein; Trump Signs SPD-4

Posted by Colin Clark on


WASHINGTON: The first concrete step to creating an independent force of trained and equipped space warriors occurred today — but that’s not the most important step on space the nation should take, the Air Force Chief of Staff said today. Setting up Space Command, so the US can more effectively fight any war that involves space assets,… Keep reading →

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Pence Defends Space Force Costs: ‘What Price Freedom?’

Posted by Colin Clark on


For insights about how the US military currently views the realities of space war, it’s helpful to consider the recently concluded annual Schriever War Game.

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