Senators seek $2 billion Space Force budget boost for missile defense, responsive launch

By Courtney Albon, Published by Defense News, 1 August 2022 WASHINGTON — Senate lawmakers want to boost the Space Force’s budget by more than $2 billion to support missile warning satellite development, responsive launch capabilities and improved testing and training infrastructure. The proposed increase comes as part of the Senate

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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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NRO, Air Force may co-fund future space-based ISR tech: Kendall

By Theresa Hitchens, Publisged by Breaking Defense, 1 August 2022 Amid lawmaker concerns about turf tussles, Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall and NRO Director Chris Scoloese have an "informal agreement" to "work cooperatively to address DoD's ISR needs from space." WASHINGTON: Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall and National Reconnaissance Office

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Into the ‘outernet’: Secure ‘internet in space’ key to future Space Force hybrid architecture

By Theresa Hitchens, Published by Breaking Defense, 14 July 2022 Four Pentagon offices are working together on an ambitious hybrid architecture that spans orbits as well as classification levels, officials told Breaking Defense. WASHINGTON: The Pentagon has taken the first steps toward a future “hybrid space architecture” comprising military and

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Space Force Will Yield ‘Eye-Watering’ Intel Capabilities, Whiting Says

By Amanda Miller, Published by Air Force Magazine, 7 July 2022 Space Force operators and intelligence specialists will work side by side in the future to deliver the full “TPED” intelligence cycle—“tasking, processing, exploitation, and dissemination”—said Space Force Lt. Gen. Stephen N. Whiting. Whiting commands the Space Force’s Space Operations

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