Home / Tag Archives: national security

Tag Archives: national security

Chris Shank Named Maxar National Security Space VP

Chris Shank, former director of the Pentagon's Strategic Capabilities Office, has been appointed vice president of national security space at Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR). The 25-year public and private sector veteran will be responsible for overseeing sales, account management, business development and service delivery functions across the company's national security customer base, Maxar said Thursday.

Read More »

Pentagon Chief Mark Esper Launches US Space Command

Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Thursday officially unveiled U.S. Space Command as the 11th unified combatant command led by Air Force Gen. John Raymond. “Gen. Raymond is acutely aware of the vital role that space plays in U.S. national security and our way of life and is an ideal choice to lead this new command,” Esper, a 2019 Wash100 winner, said in a statement published Thursday.

Read More »