's establishment will modernize and enhance our approach to space from a domain of an unchallenged environment to one of a warfighting domain.
becomes the 11th UCC of the United States Armed Forces.
To leave nobody in doubt, the Vision 2020 policy paper emphasises that "the two principal themes of the USSPACECOM
vision are: dominating the space medium and integrating space power throughout military operations.
National leaders took steps to protect defense networks in 1998, creating a Joint Task Force for Computer Network Defense and assigning it to USSPACECOM
. As computer attacks against DOD become more sophisticated and frequent there were calls to place greater emphasis and visibility on cyber operations.
(10.) Today, USSPACECOM
's space-operations mission resides in US Strategic Command.
Space Command (USSPACECOM
) monitor, process and interpret missile, space or air occurences that could threaten North America or operationally affect our military forces.
He previously commanded the 299th Engineer Battalion at Fort Carson, Colorado, and was assigned to USSPACECOM
J36 as the team chief for the ACOM, STRATCOM, and SOUTHCOM Joint Space Support Team.
Under the Integrated Space Command and Control (ISC2) program, the team will integrate approximately 40 systems into a common, ineroperable C2 information technology infrastructure, giving commanders at the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and US Space Command (USSPACECOM
) a new flexibility to handle mission responsibilities.
"Chuck" Horner, the air commander of the Gulf War and former commander of the United States Space Command (USSPACECOM
), considers the process a healthy one.
In this respect, stronger USSPACECOM
pressure on the other CINCs is necessary to include space objectives and training in major exercises.
Using public orbital data from the United States Space Command (USSPACECOM
, formerly NORAD), the programs determine where Iridium satellites are in their orbits.
If confirmed, Raymond will lead the soon-to-be established USSPACECOM
, which will focus on conducting all joint space warfighting operations and ensuring the combat readiness of global forces.