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Descripción de editorial
This up-to-date guide to the newly constituted U.S. Space Force contains full coverage of the USSF, with eleven documents related to military space activities and space warfighting. The documents are: 1 - Creation of the U.S. Space Force; 2 - Hearing Testimony about Space Force; 3 - Space Warfighting Readiness: Policies, Authorities, and Capabilities; 4 - Developing Space Warfighters for Tomorrow; 5 - Air Force Space Command (AFSPC) Long-Term Science and Technology (S&T) Challenges; 6 - Resiliency and Disaggregated Space Architectures; 7 - Defense Primer: The United States Air Force; 8 - "Space Force" and Related DOD Proposals: Issues for Congress; 9 - Proposed Civilian Personnel System Supporting "Space Force"; 10 - FY2020 National Security Space Budget Request: An Overview; and 11 - Small Satellite Boom Threatens Congestion in Space.
The U.S. Space Force (USSF) is a new branch of the Armed Forces. It was established on December 20, 2019 with enactment of the Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act and will be stood-up over the next 18 months. The USSF was established within the Department of the Air Force, meaning the Secretary of the Air Force has overall responsibility for the USSF, under the guidance and direction of the Secretary of Defense. Additionally, a four-star general known as the Chief of Space Operations (CSO) serves as the senior military member of the USSF. The CSO will be a full member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in December 2020. Mission - The USSF is a military service that organizes, trains, and equips space forces in order to protect U.S. and allied interests in space and to provide space capabilities to the joint force. USSF responsibilities include developing military space professionals, acquiring military space systems, maturing the military doctrine for space power, and organizing space forces to present to our Combatant Commands.
Office of the Chief of Space Operations - The Chief of Space Operations (CSO), U.S. Space Force, serves as the principal uniformed adviser to the Secretary of the Air Force on Space Force activities. The CSO presides over the Office of the Chief of Space Operations, transmits plans and recommendations to the Secretary of the Air Force and acts as the Secretary's agent in carrying them out.
This compilation includes a reproduction of the 2019 Worldwide Threat Assessment of the U.S. Intelligence Community.