Space Force to take on bigger role planning future DoD space investments

By Sandra Erwin, Published by SpaceNews, 1 August 2022 The Pentagon assigned the Space Force responsibilities as “integrator for joint space requirements" WASHINGTON – The Space Force, the military branch responsible for providing satellite-based services to the U.S. armed forces, was also recently assigned the role of “integrator for joint

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US To Use ‘Century-Old’ Tech Against Chinese Hypersonic Missiles; Can Also Aid Satellites To Monitor Mach 5+ Weapons

By Sakshi Tiwari, Published by Eurasian Times, 6 July 2022 The US military is keen on expanding its communication and surveillance network to deal with the challenge of an aggressive enemy and its growing military power. The Pentagon, therefore, is ready to employ high-altitude hot balloons to deter its principal

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DoD Satcom: Big money for military satellites, slow shift to commercial services

By Sandra Erwin, Published by SpaceNews, 22 June 2022 The Pentagon plans to spend nearly $13 billion over the next five years to develop and acquire military communications satellites. According to U.S. Department of Defense budget documents, this large investment supports growing demands for connectivity and secure data networks across

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SpaceX to Turn on Laser Communications for Starlink Satellites, Reducing Internet Latency

By Cristian Agatie, Published by autorevolution, 14 June 2022 SpaceX has already launched around 2,000 satellites for its Starlink internet service and is now prepared to take it to the next level. Elon Musk has announced that the company will turn on laser inter-communication between satellites to dramatically reduce latency.

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