45th Space Wing Commander Brig. Gen. Schiess: Gen. Raymond “is pushing us to look at ways to be more responsive.”
The U.S. Air Force announced on Wednesday it is awarding three contracts collectively worth about $2 billion to Blue Origin, Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems and United Launch Alliance to develop launch system prototypes.
WASHINGTON — The Defense Department on Friday dismissed a news report that says President Trump is considering removing Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson.
“This is nonsense,” Pentagon Chief Spokesperson Dana White said in a statement…
So far the company that has most benefitted from the push for faster acquisitions and more security is Lockheed Martin.
11th Annual University of Nebraska Washington, D.C. Space Law Conference: “Intersections of Commercial and National Security Space”
The University of Nebraska College of Law’s 11th Annual Washington D.C. Space Law Conference, “Intersections of Commercial and National Security Space,” will be held at the National Press Club on September 21st from 10:30AM-5:00PM. The confe…
Wilson suggested her proposal is only the opening salvo. “I expect there will be a lot of discussion about how to implement the president’s vision.”
Wilson: “This proposal establishes a clear mission, directly related to the strategic problem we are trying to solve."
Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson on plans to create a Space Force: “If we are going to do this we should do it right.”
GAO’s Cristina Chaplain: The Air Force will be challenged to sustain two suppliers, let alone three or four.
USAF prepares to launch billion-dollar communications satellite while it studies future alternatives
The U.S. Air Force is planning an October launch for AEHF-4, the fourth of the Advanced Extremely High Frequency constellation of nuclear-hardened classified communications satellites used by the military to plan air strikes, transmit secret mission plans and coordinate operations around the world, including a nuclear war.
An audit by the Defense Department’s inspector general office found security cracks in the supply chain of four critical military space programs.
SN Military.Space | Space reorganization: Reform fatigue already? • SMD Symposium underway in Huntsville • DARPA soon to announce Blackjack winners
These are uncertain times for many of the agencies and offices in the military-space-industrial landscape.
There will be tens of thousands of commercial satellites mapping the globe in minutes. The Air Force wants to take advantage of that technology.
The Air Force is seeking to take advantage of American industry investments in launch vehicles and ensure they are modified to meet national security space requirements.
Wall Street investment bank Morgan Stanley sees big money coming to the space sector following the president’s announcement that a new military branch for space will be formed.
Aerojet Rocketdyne and the U.S. Air Force have revised an existing agreement supporting development of a new large rocket engine to include work on an updated version of an upper stage engine.