20 august 2019

Tectonic Shift As NRO Moved Under Space Command In Wartime

breakingdefense.com

UPDATED: Adds Comment From Former NRO Director Marty Faga WASHINGTON: If war in space erupts, the new US Space Command will have the power to order the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) to take “defensive space operations” under a new joint concept of operations. The new chain of command represents a tectonic plate shift in US national security space, which has long been plagued by often testy relationships between the Intelligence Community and DoD. “For the first time, there will be a [...]