U.S. Space Force awards Booz Allen $630 million contract for satellite systems support

By Sandra Erwin, Published by SpaceNews, 4 October 2023 The seven-year contract is for engineering and integration of space sensing systems, including missile-warning and weather satellites WASHINGTON — Booz Allen Hamilton won a seven-year $630 million contract from the U.S. Space Force for systems engineering and integration of satellite systems

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Patriot Missile: Another Country In China’s Backyard Could Get US Defense System As Tensions Mount With Beijing

By Ashish Dangwal, Published by The Eurasian Times, 25 September 2023 In its ongoing efforts to counteract China’s increasing influence in the region, the United States is contemplating permanently deploying its advanced Patriot air defense systems in the Pacific island nation of Palau. Due to its strategically advantageous position between

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Rendering of Boeing’s 702x satellite bus. Credit: Boeing

Air Force validates Boeing’s new WGS satellite

By Sandra Erwin, Published by SpaceNews, 22 September 2023 In a letter to congressional committees, the Air Force certifies that WGS-12 can’t be replaced by commercial alternatives WASHINGTON — Boeing expects to get a contract in the coming months to build a new communications satellite for the U.S. military, funded

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The US Space Force has a new mission statement to secure everything ‘in, from and to space’

By Bett Tingley, Published by space.com, 9 September 2023 The United States Space Force has a new mission statement. Space Force unveiled the new statement this week, outlining the service's mission in just nine brief words: "Secure our Nation's interests in, from, and to space." In a statement, the service's

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US offers rare preview of upcoming spy-satellite launch

By Audrey Decker, Published by Defense One, 28 August 2023 Officials talked about Tuesday’s launch of NROL-107 in a bid to “deter the adversary.” A Tuesday launch will aim to put highly secret object-tracking satellites into geosynchronous orbit, U.S. officials said in a press conference about an upcoming National Reconnaissance

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