By 1st Lt. Tyler Whiting, United States Space Force Public Affairs
/ Published February 10, 2020
Col. Scott D. Brodeur, Director, Combined Space Operations Center, and Commander, 614th Air Operations Center, poses for a photo with executives from commercial companies during a Commercial Integration Cell executive session at the Combined Space Operations Center at Vandenberg AFB, Feb. 4, 2020. The CIC is a collaborative government and industry effort to integrate commercial satellite owners and operators into the CSpOC to pursue greater cooperation and synergy in the space environment.
Maj. Gen. John E. Shaw, Combined Force Space Component Commander, U.S. Space Command, and Commander, Space Operations Command, U.S. Space Force, spoke with executives from commercial companies about past and future opportunities during a Commercial Integration Cell executive session at Headquarters Space Operations Command at Vandenberg AFB, Feb. 4, 2020. During the session Shaw and the executives discussed CIC collaboration, to include planning for contingencies, identifying operational requirements through exercises and war games, mutually beneficial exchanges of information, and enhancing connectivity between military and commercial space operations centers.