Tuesday, April 11, 2017

U.S. Air Force Getting Ready To Fight War In Space

An artist's rendering of Advanced Extremely High Frequency satellite. AEHF-1 launched Aug. 14, 2010 and reached its operational geosynchronous earth orbit Oct. 24, 2011. (Courtesy photo Space and Missile Systems Center)

Axios: The U.S. Air Force is preparing to fight in space

The Air Force has developed a new strategy to increase its capability to fight a war in space. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein said the changes announced Tuesday were to "ensure we can organize, train, and equip our space forces to have the skills necessary to operate in a contested environment, defend our systems, and assure space missions and space superiority."

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More News On The U.S. Air Force Getting Ready To Fight War In Space

Next Job for US Air Force: Space Cop? -- Space.com
The US Air Force Is Reorganizing to Fight in Space -- Defense One
US Air Force Preparing for War in Space -- Military.com
Rogers calls for separate “Space Corps” within the Air Force -- Space News
Great-Power Rivalry May Turn Space War Real -- Marina Koren, The Atlantic
America's Space Commanders Rattle Their Lightsabers -- The Atlantic

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