Last month, more than five years of collaboration between National Reconnaissance Office and the U.S. Space Force culminated in the launch of their SILENTBARKER satellites, which will track objects and monitor activity in geosynchronous orbit. Now, the two organizations hope to use that same template of ...
As the Air Force plans to retire many of its aging intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance aircraft in the next few years, it is working with the Space Force and agencies in the Intelligence Community to cover potential gaps and build persistent coverage around the globe, ...
The ranks of the Space Force’s major generals are set to expand, as Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III announced the nomination of four officers to get their second star. All four of the general officers nominated will stay in their current positions.
The leader of the National Reconnaissance Office said the NRO will follow orders from U.S. Space Command if needed. Meanwhile, the NRO awaits a finding by the Space Force on whether the office’s intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance activities “need to expand." In a webinar by ...
The new head of space acquisition for the Department of the Air Force plans to import lessons he learned at the National Reconnaissance Office—especially the “relentless pursuit of program management discipline”—to the Space Force. Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Space Acquisitions and Integration Frank ...
The National Reconnaissance Office is further integrating with the Space Force and U.S. Space Command while also innovating faster to keep up with the threat posed by adversaries in space, NRO leaders said at Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colo. NRO Director Chris Scolese said ...