Tag: space

Thomas A. Gray discussed the topic of the domain of space and interagency operations at the latest InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture on Nov. 19, in Marshall Auditorium in the Lewis and Clark Center on Fort Leavenworth. Gray’s presentation was the second in the series for the 2021 academic year. Gray, the U.S. Army Space and Missile […]

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The White House released a new policy regarding the protection of U.S. space systems on September 4. Space Policy Directive-5, or SPD-5, focuses on space systems that enable communication, navigation, weather monitoring, and other capabilities vulnerable to cyberattacks. “Through establishing cybersecurity principles for space systems, Space Policy Directive-5 provides a whole-of-government framework to safeguard space […]

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The Department of Defense (DoD) is moving forward with the creation of the new Space Force called for by President Trump earlier this year. DoD leaders are preparing to stand up three of four components of the Space Force: a new combatant command for space, a new joint agency to buy satellites for the military, and […]

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During a meeting of the National Space Council on June 18, President Trump announced the creation of a sixth branch of the U.S. military, saying “I am hereby directing the Department of Defense and Pentagon to immediately begin the process necessary to establish a Space Force.” In his remarks, President Trump also announced that he […]

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Dr. Ted Thomas, the director of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College’s (CGSC) Department of Command and Leadership, led the tenth and final presentation for academic year 2018 of the InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series on June 6. Dr. Thomas, discussed how leading in an interagency-dominated contemporary environment requires a more nuanced approach than […]

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Mr. Thomas A. Gray, the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command Liaison to the Combined Arms Center and Army University, spoke at the latest InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture at U.S. Army Command and General Staff College on May 8. His presentation was entitled “The Domain of Space and National Security.” Mr. Gray’s presentation began with a simple […]

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The Pentagon, NASA, the Federal Aviation Administration, and the National Reconnaissance Office have come together to contribute to a review of the defense industrial base. The four agencies make up a “space industrial base working group” that is examining how agencies could share space technology, collaborate on space-related acquisitions, and how the government purchases technology from […]

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On March 22, Navy Vice Admiral Charles A. Richard, deputy commander of U.S. Strategic Command, spoke at a space security conference at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. In his remarks, the admiral spoke of the importance of multidomain integration, noting the Joint Interagency Combined Space Operations Center (JICSpOC) in Colorado Springs, Colorado. According to […]

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Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work recently spoke about the Joint Interagency Combined Space Operations Center (JICSpOC) at the Air, Space and Cyber Conference. In his keynote, Work said that JICSpOC “is designed to perform battle management and command and control of the space constellation under threat of attack,” and that “it is the first step […]

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