commercial space

Chief of Space Operations Gen. Chance Saltzman delivers a keynote speech “Guardians in the Fight” during the Air and Space Forces Association 2023 Warfare Symposium in Aurora, Colo., March 7, 2023. (U.S. Air Force photo by Eric Dietrich)

Space Force unveils highly anticipated commercial strategy, seeking to employ ‘hybrid’ architectures

The document indicates that the military branch is looking for a range of “goods, services, and activities that support and integrate into a multifaceted hybrid space architecture.”
U.S. Space Force Major General DeAnna M. Burt speaks during a change of command ceremony for the Combined Force Space Component Command, United States Space Command, Nov. 16, 2020, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. During the event Major General John E. Shaw relinquished command of the CFSCC and deputy command of Space Operations Command, U.S. Space Force, to Burt who previously served as the Director of Operation and Communications, Headquarters USSF. (U.S. Air Force photo by Michael Peterson)

Space Force ‘days away’ from signing first commercial strategy

The document will offer guidance for how commercial tech can be integrated into the Space Force and which capabilities industry can provide as a service, said Lt.…