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Space startup developing technology to detect hypersonic missiles

Rhea Space Activity and Lunar Resources pitched to the Air Force a concept to deploy two spacecraft to manufacture a large mirror in space. WASHINGTON...

Leidos to buy Dynetics for $1.65 billion 

WASHINGTON — Defense contractor Leidos said Dec. 17 that it is acquiring Dynetics for $1.65 billion as it seeks growth opportunities in hypersonics, space...

Missile Defense Agency selects four companies to develop space sensors

Northrop Grumman, Raytheon, Leidos and L3Harris will develop competing designs for the Hypersonic and Ballistic Tracking Space Sensor program. WASHINGTON — The Missile Defense...

White House pushes back on Senate language on Space Force, missile...

The White House and the Pentagon are unhappy with the Senate language because it doesn’t give DoD full legal authority to establish a space...

Griffin: Budget, political support top concerns for Space Development Agency

Griffin: "Some elements of Congress are very supportive. Others are skeptical." HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The Space Development Agency has an ambitious agenda, including the design...

Joint Chiefs nominee backs Senate’s piecemeal approach to establish Space Force

Gen. Mark Milley said he fully supports the establishment of a Space Force and rejects the criticism that the new branch is just an...

Space policy provisions but no Space Force language in HASC subcommittee...

Strategic Forces subcommittee Chairman Jim Cooper is a Space Force advocate but HASC Chairman Adam Smith publicly has been ambivalent about it. SAN ANTONIO —...

Space Development Agency a huge win for Griffin in his war...

This article originally appeared in the April 8, 2019 issue of SpaceNews magazine. During a speech to a room packed with Pentagon contractors last August,...

Shanahan: To beat China we need Space Force, Space Command, Space...

Shanahan argued that standing up a Space Force — along with a U.S. Space Command and a Space Development Agency — is what it...

Pentagon seeking proposals for how to use sensors in space to...

A solicitation was issued by the office of Mike Griffin, undersecretary of defense for research and engineering, inviting contractors to submit ideas for a...

Space business buoys Harris, troubles L3 as merger progresses

WASHINGTON — Harris Corp. and L3 Technologies reported contrasting financial performances for their space activities Jan. 29, with Harris charting growth in classified smallsat...

South China Sea: UK and US naval manoeuvres threaten to INFLAME...

Both the UK and US insisted the drills were to emphasise their shared goal of peace and stability in the region. Commander of the...

Next steps for the Pentagon’s new space sensors for missile defense

The Missile Defense Agency is evaluating nine proposals for space sensor architectures. With $73 million that Congress already appropriated, the agency will select three...

What the Pentagon’s New Missile Defense Program Means for Defense Stocks

The United States is plotting its most aggressive expansion of missile defense capabilities since the Cold War. It's going to take time for exact...

Trump unveils Missile Defense Review, promises funding for space sensors in...

The single most significant action in the Missile Defense Review is the endorsement of a program to build a new network of early warning...

Air Force turns to nontraditional contracting for space technology projects

Capt. Benjamin Leaf, program manager of the Space Enterprise Consortium: “We are changing space acquisitions in multiple ways." WASHINGTON — The Air Force just over...

Is Space Sensor Layer the Pentagon’s next major space program?

WASHINGTON — Defense officials have been sounding alarms about what they describe as a glaring national security vulnerability — a new class of ultrafast...

SN Military.Space | Space reorganization: Reform fatigue already? • SMD Symposium...

You’re reading the SN Military.Space newsletter we publish Tuesdays. If you would like to get our news and insights for military space professionals before...

On National Security | Missed opportunities in missile defense

Everyone says the U.S. needs missile-tracking sensors in space, but will the DoD make it happen? “On National Security” appears in every issue of SpaceNews...

U.S. imposes new rules on state-owned Chinese media over propaganda concerns

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration said on Tuesday said it will begin treating five major Chinese state-run media entities with U.S. operations the...
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