Gen. John Hyten
Former vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff John Hyten said he worries the DoD bureaucracy and congressional overseers are making it difficult for the U.S. Space Force to acquire new technologies at the pace that is needed to keep up with adversaries.
Blue Origin announced June 15 that former vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff John Hyten, will join the company as executive director of the firm’s Club for the Future foundation and as a strategic advisor.
Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. John Hyten warned that bureaucratic inertia and fear of failing are thwarting innovation in the Department of Defense while China continues to roll out new military and space technologies.
Sensors in space that can detect and track hypersonic missiles should be at the top of DoD’s wish list, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. John Hyten said Aug. 11.
President Biden is not expected to make abrupt changes to U.S. national security programs but there is particular uncertainty surrounding the Space Force.
Congress gave the Space Force “wide latitude to define their future." But Congress is impatient, Hyten cautioned.
Gen. John Hyten said Space Force comedy can help raise awareness of the role of space in national security.
In September, SASC plans to consider additional DoD civilian and military nominations.
SASC Chairman Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) said the committee conducted its own probe and concluded the allegations were “unproven.”
Hyten: At some point someone has to decide it’s time to pull the plug and invest in the future.
U.S. Air Force Gen. John Hyten offered his take on the president’s budget, Pentagon acquisition reforms and the ongoing debate over how the military should be organized to fight in space.
The United States must get better at declassifying and sharing space information to maintain a safe environment in orbit, the head of U.S. Strategic Command advised.
The U.S. must be prepared for any Chinese aggression in space, said Gen. John Hyten, leader of U.S. Strategic Command.
U.S. Strategic Command gained a new leader Thursday as Air Force Gen. John Hyten took command of the organization in a ceremony held at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.
The newly installed leader of U.S. Air Force Space Command said the military must be prepared to defend its space-enabled advantages, and that space operators are going to be at the forefront of any joint fight.