When Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work unveiled what we are now, unfortunately, calling the JICSPOC, there were many many questions and few answers. Among the most important questions was: if spy and military satellites are being flown and monitored from the same place and a satellite appears to be under attack, who will command — the Intelligence […]
Articles Tagged: space security
Speaking on April 15 about the growing threat from China, Russia, and others against U.S. military satellites at the 31st National Space Symposium, Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work told his audience that, “[w]hile we rely heavily on space capabilities, in both peace and war, we must continue to emphasize space control as challenges arise.” […]
Institute Fellow Dr. John Sheldon appeared at a Heritage Foundation event on March 11 discussing Japanese, Chinese and American space policy and the strategic implications they hold for the future.
Institute President Jeff Kueter discusses U.S. national security space policy in an article in Defense Dossier, available at http://www.afpc.org/files/september2013.pdf.
This report sets out a framework that guides policymakers on how to invest in national security space capabilities over the next decade.
The enactment of much-needed satellite export control reforms in the 2013 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) is not only a welcome opportunity for the U.S. space industry to compete on a more level playing field with international competitors, it also offers a unique opportunity for U.S. commercial interests to dovetail with Washington’s strategic interests in […]
Institute President Jeff Kueter discusses space security and the Code of Conduct at a Heritage Foundation event. http://www.heritage.org/events/2012/04/open-microphone