Space is ‘more contested’ than ever by world’s militaries, US Space Force chief says

Chief of Space Operations Gen. Chance Saltzman By Brett Tingley, Published by Space.com, 14 September 2023 We were created for this new space era — an era increasingly characterized by great power competition.' The space around Earth is increasingly a site of military competition. That's according to remarks made by

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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 Space Force creates 1st unit dedicated to targeting adversary satellites

The patch of the 75th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Squadron revealed at the unit's activation ceremony on Aug. 11, 2023. (Image credit: USSF/iStock/Getty Images Plus) By Brett Tingley, Published by Space.com, 16 August 2023 "We are changing the way targeting is done across the joint community when it comes to space

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‘Stop debating’ over space weapons and prepare for conflict: Space Force general

U.S. Space Force Maj. Gen. David Miller, U.S. Space Command Director, Operations, Training and Force Development, addressed Academic Fair attendees at the USSPACECOM inaugural event, Mar. 8, 2022, held at the U.S. Air Force Academy Falcon Club. (Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class John Philip Wagner, Jr.) By Theresa Hitchens, Published

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