Tag Archives: Space Command

LinQuest Secures $200M Space Operations Command Support IDIQ

LinQuest will advise and assist the U.S. Space Force’s Space Operations Command under a potential nine-year, $200 million contract. The Department of Defense said Tuesday SpOC’s space acquisition directorate at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado received one offer for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract through a competitive acquisition process. The Space …

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Gen. John Raymond, US Space Force’s Chief of Space Operations, Named to 2021 Wash100 for Driving Digital Strategies & Modernization Priorities

Gen. John Raymond Chief of Space Operations U.S. Space Force

Executive Mosaic is honored to present Gen. John Raymond, chief of space operations at the U.S. Space Force, as an inductee into the 2021 Wash100 for driving modernization priorities and digital strategy to provide economic and national security to our nation. This marks Raymond’s second consecutive Wash100 Award

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DoD Creates New Office to Oversee Space Policy; David Norquist Quoted

David Norquist Deputy Defense Secretary DoD

The Department of Defense established on Thursday the office of the assistant secretary of defense for space policy in accordance with the fiscal year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act. The creation of the new position “is a change of the civilian oversight of the space enterprise that aligns with the establishment of the U.S. Space Force and U.S. Space Command,” said David Norquist, deputy defense secretary and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner.

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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.

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Report: Trump to Order Establishment of Space Command

President Donald Trump is expected this week to order the creation of a new combatant command that would focus on space, CNN reported Monday. Vice President Mike Pence is set to visit Tuesday the Kennedy Space Center in Florida and the Pentagon this week to talk about the administration’s plan …

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