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  • AEHF-6 satellite completes protected satellite constellation

    The Advanced Extremely High Frequency vehicle number six launched March 26, completing the planned protected satellite program. The 4th Space Operations Squadron maintains and commands the protected satellite constellation and will fully integrate AEHF-6 into their family. “AEHF satellites were engineered to provide global, secure, survivable,
  • Space missions support whole-of-government approach during COVID-19 pandemic

    Gen. John "Jay" Raymond, Chief of Space Operations, United States Space Force and Commander, United States Space Command said Friday the U.S. Space Force and U.S. Space Command are maintaining all mission requirements and capabilities despite the expanding scope of COVID-19 and the aggressive actions necessary to shield personnel from the disease.
  • Command team expresses gratitude, encourages Airmen to remain poised

    “Thank you for your service. What you’re doing here means so much to me as your commander, to our nation back home, and our coalition.”This was the resounding sentiment expressed to Air Forces Central Command Airmen by U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Joseph T. Guastella Jr., U.S. Air Forces Central Command commander, and U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt.
  • Schriever stays operational despite COVID-19

    The 50th Space Wing remains committed to maintaining space superiority year-round by continuing its essential missions to ensure it remains the ‘Master of Space.’ Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Airman 1st Class Brice Brewington, 4th Space Operations Squadron extremely high frequency satellite systems operator is still contributing to the United

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  • New decade heralds new era for SMC’s Launch Enterprise

    The Space and Missile Systems Center’s Launch Enterprise capped off another decade of tremendous success for the nation’s premier launch acquirer in 2019.“Our National Security Space Launch program successfully launched four National Security Space missions last year and maintained its perfect mission success record, which now stands at 78 of 78
  • Counter Communications System Block 10.2 achieves IOC, ready for the warfighter

    The first space control platform in the United States Space Force, the Counter Communications System Block 10.2, achieved Initial Operating Capability on March 9, providing quick reaction capability with direct operational support to the warfighter.The Space and Missile Systems Center’s Special Programs directorate and the 4th Space Control
  • WGS-11+ Leveraging Model-Based Systems Engineering to Speed Delivery to the Warfighter

    The Space and Missile Systems Center Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) program is utilizing Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) to speed delivery of its latest satellite.WGS-11+ will provide double the operational utility over legacy WGS satellites while allowing greater operational flexibility to our warfighters. The satellite uses narrower spot
  • Barrett, Goldfein, Raymond outline Air Force priorities to House lawmakers while acknowledging difficult budget choices

    The three most senior leaders of the Department of the Air Force told the House Armed Services Committee March 4 that the service is moving aggressively to build and incorporate the newly created Space Force and modernizing the full force to meet new and emerging threats.
  • Space Force holds inaugural ISR-focused conference

    Originally planned as a MAJCOM-level conference, the recent establishment of USSF changed the focus of the event to Service-level issues.  The focus expanded beyond individual unit needs to discussing the future of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance within the USSF, to include training and exercises, defensive cyber operations for space, and future organizational structures.