As the military sometimes must operate in contested environments, they will need more resilient communications system to overcome any intentional interference.
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These are uncertain times for many of the agencies and offices in the military-space-industrial landscape.
Virgin Orbit CEO Dan Hart: If the military wanted to transport cargo across the globe, the technology is available to do that, but a lot of planning and engineering would be required.
Deputy Secretary Shanahan's highly anticipated study is seen as the foundation for future legislation that Congress would write next year to create a Space Force.
How the Pentagon buys technology in the digital age is a major concern as more of the innovation the military needs is privately funded.
The Pentagon’s Nuclear Posture Review released in February raised alarms about the state of the NC3 system.
The military wants to apply quantum computing to secure communications and inertial navigation in GPS denied environments.
Will Roper: “I’m excited to be a part of space modernization."
Air Force asked to submit a plan to provide the United States Central Command with persistent weather imagery.
FY-19 NDAA: Lawmakers are diving deeper into DoD acquisition strategies and space capabilities, particularly launch.
With a track record of questionable spending and many failed programs, the Department of Defense has little room for error.
Countering WMDs is a major intelligence fusion challenge. Thomas: “Even for an organization that prides itself in agility, which we do, this is some incredibly problem solving.”
Raymond: “We are making bold shifts toward war fighting and space superiority.”