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A U.S. Airman assigned to the 378th Air Expeditionary Wing, Prince Sultan Air Base, Saudi Arabia assembles a communication flyaway kit and Ranger SATCOM terminal to establish network connectivity at Cairo West Air Base on June 27, 2022 as part of exercise Agile Phoenix. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Master Sgt. Glen Flanagan)

Pentagon CIO issues implementation plan to guide enterprise SATCOM capabilities

The plan heavily takes into account that the Department of Defense is working more closely with commercial and international partners for global satellite communications to power JADC2.
In a an open hearing on Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (UAP) before the House Intelligence Counterterrorism, Counterintelligence, and Counterproliferation Subcommittee, Deputy Director of Naval Intelligence Mr. Scott Bray shared this Navy image of a UAP captured during Naval Exercises off the East Coast of the United States in early 2022. The image was captured through night vision goggles and a single lens reflex camera. (DOD photo)

New ‘official channels’ for sharing data on unexplained phenomena leads to uptick in Pentagon’s collection of evidence

The majority of new UAP reporting originates from Navy and Air Force aviators and operators, a new assessment confirms.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Dr. Kathleen Hicks speaks with U.S. Indo-Pacific Command Commander U.S. Navy Admiral John Aquilino at USINDOPACOM Headquarters, Hawaii, Dec. 14, 2021. (DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Brittany A. Chase)

Space Force puzzling out future support for combatant commands

A full-scale mission analysis is in the pipeline, a senior Space Force official confirmed.
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A Czech Special Forces member provides ground support while U.S. Army Special Forces perform a static-line jump during Emerald Warrior 22.1 at Hurlburt Field, Florida, May 5, 2022. Emerald Warrior is the largest joint special operations exercise involving U.S. Special Operations Command forces training for response to various threats above and below the threshold of armed conflict. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joseph P. LeVeille)

Army’s cyber, space, SOF ‘triad’ seeks to complement nuclear triad with enhanced deterrence

The Army's new "triad" is working to integrate cyber, space and special operations capabilities for the joint force.
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