Space Force aims to launch 1st ‘Foo Fighter’ satellites in 2027 to track hypersonic threats

An illustration of satellites tracking various types of missiles, including a hypersonic glide vehicle. (Image credit: Space Development Agency) By Brett Tingley, Published by Space.com, 13 May 2024 The FOO Fighter satellites will add to the Space Force's growing fleet of missile-tracking spacecraft. The United States Space Force has ordered the

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Space Force tests small satellite jammer to protect against ‘space-enabled’ attacks

Space Training and Readiness Command recently conducted a test of the Remote Modular Terminal (RMT), a new system for the Space Rapid Capabilities Office. (Image credit: U.S. Space Force photo by Isaac Blancas) By Brett Tingley, Published by Space.com, 24 April 2024 Such a system could disrupt adversary satellites overhead that

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