Category: Insights

Rapid Resilient Command and Control to Enable Dynamic Space Operations

Ground systems connect with satellites

The Space Rapid Capabilities Office (SpRCO) and Space Systems Command are coming together to create a new, software-based ground system, called Rapid Resilient Command and Control (R2C2).

Dynamic Space Operations: A Requirement for Joint Operations

While the capacity to maneuver is not new as a warfighting concept, Parallax Rising 2.2 reflects how the Space Force is adjusting its operations approach based on an increasingly congested and hostile space domain.

Time for a New Approach with Satellite Control Network

Satellite Control Network Antenna

With a significant change in the threat to these systems and increasing numbers and volume requirements, the U.S. Space Force should undertake a comprehensive view of the SCN acquisition and sustainment strategy to make a revolutionary change to optimize this essential infrastructure.

Victus Nox Illustrates the Rise of Tactically Responsive Space

As space evolves into an increasingly hostile warfighting domain, rapid response capability is becoming an essential part of Department of Defense (DOD) operations.

CMMC 2.0 and The Zero-Trust Strategy: How the DOD is Accelerating Cybersecurity Across the Defense-Industrial Base

In response, the DOD released its Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification 2.0 framework to streamline its cybersecurity measures and practices into a single, cohesive Zero-Trust Strategy.

Transforming National Security Space Acquisition Starts with Congress

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Policy and funding set forth by Congress can leverage the innovative strengths of the private sector by integrating commercial technology upfront in DOD requirements.

The Space Force CASR Framework: Bridging Military Requirements and Commercial Capability

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The CASR program is expected to secure funding by FY26 and reflects the growing interconnectedness of military requirements and commercial capability in the national security space mission.

Revolutionizing Missile Warning: The Proliferated Warfighter Space Architecture

Connected Satellite Network over Earth

The Space Development Agency (SDA) has successfully launched two rounds of its Tranche 0 satellites for its Proliferated Warfighter Space Architecture (PWSA).

The AI Advantage for National Security Space

Since then, as AI technology has developed at an exponential rate, so has its relevance to accomplishing national security objectives.

$1 Trillion By 2040

The space economy presents a significant opportunity for growth in the future, with the potential to reach a market value of $1 trillion or more by 2040. Several factors contribute to this optimistic outlook: To tap into the full potential of the space economy, governments, private sector companies, and international collaborations need to invest in… Read more »