Space Force

Pentagon Scrambles to Prep New COVID Rules as Vaccine Mandate Nears End

Vaccine-refusal separations are on hold as DOD develops “further guidance.”

For DOD, 2023 Is All About Proving It Can Build A Tactical Cloud

The plan is to develop and deploy a prototype, possibly in the Pacific region, in the next six months. The newly awarded Joint Warfighting Cloud Capability will help.

Cyber, Speed, and UFOs: A Tour of Tech Provisions in the 2023 NDAA

The defense policy bill also prods the intelligence community to follow other defense agencies’ emerging-tech efforts.

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Struggling to Deliver Rocket Motors, Raytheon CEO Says

The charge comes after the Aerojet CEO questioned whether Raytheon has problems of its own.

Recruiting Crisis? Not at Space Force

The youngest and smallest service says it pays to be both choosy and inclusive.

Space Force Is Setting Up Inside Combatant Commands

INDOPACOM is the first warfighting command to stand up a USSF component, but it won’t be the last.

How to Keep War With China From Being a Pick-Up Game

INDOPACOM needs a joint force headquarters now, not when crisis arrives.

Military Leaders Praise Musk as Treasury Officials Eye Twitter Deal

Outgoing Chief of Space Operations Gen. Jay Raymond thanked the SpaceX CEO “for being here.”

It’s Official: Space Force Sets Sights on Smaller Satellites

The newest service’s acquisition chief also calls for more fixed-price contracts and fewer classified programs.