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June 20, 2017

Stratcom Chief: Deterrence Keeps Major-Power Conflicts Off World Stage

The U.S. Strategic Command commander told a Capitol Hill Club audience that his priorities for Stratcom are straightforward: provide strategic deterrence; if deterrence fails provide a decisive response; and do it with a resilient, trained and equipped force.

May 22, 2017

Defense Officials Describe Priorities for Operating in Contested Space Domain

Space enables everything the joint force does and the national security space architecture must protect and defend that capability in a contested environment, said officials from the Air Force, intelligence community and Defense Department.

May 9, 2017

Cyber Command Increases Readiness to Hold Targets at Risk

Amid the intensified pace of international conflict in cyberspace threats, U.S. Cyber Command continually increases its Cyber Mission Forces’ readiness, the director of the National Security Agency and the Central Security Service told a Senate panel.

April 4, 2017

Strategic Deterrence More Than Nuclear, Stratcom Commander Says

Strategic deterrence has been the foundation of U.S. security for decades, and today’s nuclear force remains safe, secure, reliable and ready, the commander of U.S. Strategic Command told the Senate Armed Services Committee.

March 31, 2017

Stratcom Commander Makes Case for Modernizing Nuclear Triad

Air Force Gen. John E. Hyten, the commander of U.S. Strategic Command, said nuclear capabilities are the bedrock of American defense and will remain so.

March 23, 2017

Stratcom: Integrating Space With Other Warfare Domains is Key to Deterrence

Deterring and waging war successfully depends on integrating all domains of warfare, including the space domain, Navy Vice Adm. Charles A. Richard, the deputy commander of U.S. Strategic Command, said in Washington, D.C.

March 8, 2017

Selva: Nuclear Deterrent is the Joint Force Modernization Priority

The U.S. nuclear deterrent tops the joint force’s list for modernization and recapitalization, Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, testified before the House Armed Services Committee.

Feb. 24, 2017

Rogers Discusses Near Future of U.S. Cyber Command

Navy Adm. Mike Rogers, the chief of U.S. Cyber Command, discussed the command’s future over the next five to 10 years at West 2017, a naval conference and exposition in San Diego.

Feb. 12, 2017

Stratcom Detects North Korean Missile Launch

U.S. Strategic Command systems detected and tracked what officials said was a North Korean missile launch, according to a news release issued by Stratcom.

Jan. 26, 2017

Hyten: Deterrence in Space Means No War Will be Fought There

Space capabilities have created a revolution in military affairs, an environment in which information is key to the battlespace and deterrence means war will never be fought in space, the commander of U.S. Strategic Command said.

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