China is advancing so “breathtakingly fast” in space that America is at risk of losing its advantage if officials don’t prioritize investment in the national security space architecture, the chief of US Space Command told Congress on Thursday.
Congress was thrown into a frenzy yesterday amid reports that Russia is working on a space-based nuclear capability that could target satellites in LEO.
It’s time for the four-year-old Space Force to move out of the establishment phase and work through what it really means to conduct military operations in orbit, including translating 30,000-foot doctrine to the tactical level, according to two former defense officials.
A lack of cohesiveness across the US space enterprise is getting in the way of cooperation with allies, according to a report released this week by RAND.
The Space Force is not currently able to offer troops the real-time operational intelligence from space that would be required during a potential conflict conflict with an adversary like China, according to a report from the Heritage Foundation.
The TraCCS program not just to give DOD a rest from tracking the ever-increasing amount of stuff in orbit and focus on military objectives; it’s also that private SSA is more accurate than what the government is providing.
America’s much-anticipated return to the Moon carries a lot more weight than just NASA’s exploration aims—for the DoD, it’s an essential opportunity to ensure the US maintains superiority and freedom in the space domain.
After weeks of negotiation, Congress unveiled its compromise defense authorization bill for fiscal 2024 last week, with the wide-ranging conference report weighing in at 3,000+ pages.
What would it look like for the Defense Department to be able to lean on the commercial space community in times of need? That’s the question examined by a new report from the RAND Corporation released last week.