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Next SBIRS satellite prepped for launch

SBIRS GEO Flight 3 will be carried into orbit aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket launche…

Mattis Enthusiastic on ICBMs, Tepid on Nuclear Cruise Missile

The secretary of defense nominee also backs nuclear weapons in Europe.

Air Force to Examine Maintenance Problems at ICBM Bases

Before Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James ends her tenure as the service’s civilian leader, she i…

Dickinson Takes Helm at Army Space and Missile Defense Command

Lt. Gen. James Dickinson took the helm of US Army Space and Missile Defense Command and Army Forces…

Israeli Satellite Imagery Shows Russian Nuclear-Capable Missiles in Syria

High-resolution imagery released on Thursday confirms what Moscow-watchers and intelligence analysts…

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Next SBIRS satellite prepped for launch

SBIRS GEO Flight 3 will be carried into orbit aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket launche…

Mattis Enthusiastic on ICBMs, Tepid on Nuclear Cruise Missile

The secretary of defense nominee also backs nuclear weapons in Europe.

Air Force to Examine Maintenance Problems at ICBM Bases

Before Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James ends her tenure as the service’s civilian leader, she i…

Dickinson Takes Helm at Army Space and Missile Defense Command

Lt. Gen. James Dickinson took the helm of US Army Space and Missile Defense Command and Army Forces…

Israeli Satellite Imagery Shows Russian Nuclear-Capable Missiles in Syria

High-resolution imagery released on Thursday confirms what Moscow-watchers and intelligence analysts…

U.S. goes global to tackle space awareness

The U.S. has engaged in a series of tabletop exercises with international partners in space to impro…

The US Air Force Could Pick New Army-Marine Corps Ride to Guard Missile Fields

The Joint Light Tactical Vehicle could be one option on the table as the Air Force seeks new vehicle…

US Air Force Awards Satellite Anti-jamming Contract to Raytheon

Raytheon has been awarded a $37 million Air Force contract to support anti-jamming efforts for satel…

India Tests Agni-V Ballistic Missile

India has conducted a successful test of the nuclear-capable long-range surface-to-surface ballistic…

Trump Calls for Expansion of US Nuclear Capability, in 140 Characters or Less

President-elect Donald Trump sent shockwaves through the national security community yet again with…

Space Surveillance Telescope begins next mission

Under a joint military agreement, Australia will take over the task of scanning the skies for space…

The Air Force Is Hopeful on Trump's Nuclear-Weapons Plan

President-elect Donald Trump’s nuclear agenda remains opaque, but current Air Force officials are ca…

Small satellites rise in significance

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is looking to increase the variety of its intel and the…

Big Space Reorganization Coming, House Strategic Forces Chairman Mike Rogers Says

US House Strategic Forces Subcommittee Chairman Mike Rogers told Defense News he plans in 2017 to sp…

Morale Improving, But Sustainment Problems Still Dog Air Force’s Nuclear Enterprise

US Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James plans to issue a memo containing new guidance meant to impr…

WGS Satellite Successfully Launched

The United Launch Alliance Delta IV rocket soared from Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral, Florida,…