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Chief of Naval Operations visits USSTRATCOM 8/25/2016
OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. - The Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), U.S. Navy Adm. John Richardson, visited Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, Aug. 24, for discussions with U.S. Navy Adm. Cecil D. Haney, U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) commander, and other senior leaders, on sustainment and modernization of the sea-based leg of the nuclear triad, associated operational plans and other areas of collaboration and mutual interest.
USSTRATCOM Detects, Tracks North Korean Submarine Missile Launch 8/23/2016
OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. - U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) systems detected and tracked what we assess was a North Korean submarine missile launch at 3:29 p.m. CDT, August 23, 2016. The launch of a presumed KN-11 submarine-launched ballistic missile occurred off the coast of Sinpo.
FA40 Forum sharpens space operations officers' skills 8/15/2016
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colorado -- About a third of the Army's space operations officers convened in Colorado to train and share ideas during the Functional Area 40, or FA40, Training Forum here, Aug. 8-12.
B-2s conduct deployment to Indo-Asia-Pacific 8/9/2016
JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii − Three B-2 Spirits deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, to Andersen AFB, Guam, in the U.S. Pacific Command area of operations August 9.
USSTRATCOM Detects, Tracks North Korean Missile Launches 8/3/2016
OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. - U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) systems detected what we assess were two North Korean missile launches at 5:53 p.m. CDT, August 2, 2016. The simultaneous launch of two presumed No Dong intermediate range ballistic missiles occurred near the western city of Hwangju.
Strategic Bomber Force Showcases Allied Interoperability During POLAR ROAR 8/3/2016
OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. - Five bombers from all three of the United States' strategic bomber bases completed a mission yesterday designed to test the force's long-range, global-strike capability while training and integrating with key allies and partners.
International experts discuss security and stability at 2016 USSTRATCOM Deterrence Symposium 8/1/2016
LA VISTA, Neb. - More than 650 deterrence practitioners from Department of Defense (DoD) agencies, industry, academic institutions and international organizations attended U.S. Strategic Command's (USSTRATCOM) 2016 Deterrence Symposium, July 27-28, for panels and speeches designed to promote increased collaboration and discussion on global deterrence issues.
USSTRATCOM kicks off 2016 Deterrence Symposium 7/27/2016
LA VISTA, Neb. − More than 650 deterrence experts gathered at the La Vista Conference Center as U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) kicked off the seventh annual Deterrence Symposium, July. 27.
USSTRATCOM deputy commander receives fourth star 7/25/2016
OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. − U.S. Air Force Gen. Stephen W. Wilson, U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) deputy commander, received his fourth star today during a promotion ceremony at the parade field here.
USSTRATCOM Detects, Tracks North Korean Missile Launches 7/18/2016
U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) systems detected and tracked what we assess were three North Korean missile launches at 3:44 p.m. CDT, 3:58 p.m. CDT and 4:35 p.m. CDT, July 18, 2016. The near back-to-back launch of two presumed Scud tactical ballistic missiles, followed by the presumed launch of a No Dong intermediate range ballistic missile approximately an hour later, occurred near Hwangju.
USSTRATCOM Detects, Tracks North Korean Missile Launch 7/11/2016
U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) systems detected and tracked what we assess was a North Korean submarine missile launch at 9:28 p.m. CDT, July 8, 2016. The launch of a presumed KN-11 submarine-launched ballistic missile occurred off the coast of Sinpo.
USSTRATCOM Detects, Tracks North Korean Missile Launches 6/21/2016
OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. − U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) systems detected and tracked what we assess were two North Korean missile launches at 3:56 p.m. CDT and 6:03 p.m. CDT, June 21, 2016. The launch of two presumed Musudan intermediate range ballistic missiles occurred at Wonsan.
USSTRATCOM Welcomes students, alumni from University of Nebraska Executive MBA Program 6/17/2016
OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. − University of Nebraska Omaha's (UNO) Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) program participants, alumni and leaders visited U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) Headquarters, June 3, as part of the command's ongoing effort to build, support and sustain partnerships with private sector organizations and academia.
USSTRATCOM leaders host NORAD director of operations 6/17/2016
OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. − U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) senior leaders hosted Royal Canadian Air Force Maj. Gen. Christopher J. Coates, North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) director of operations, at USSTRATCOM Headquarters, June 13, as part the command’s ongoing effort to build, sustain and support partnerships with ally nations and other combatant commands.
NATO nations participate in BALTOPS 2016 6/16/2016
POWIDZ AIR BASE, Poland − Fifteen NATO and two partner nations are participating in the 44th iteration of the multinational maritime exercise BALTOPS 2016 in Estonia, Finland, Germany, Poland, Sweden and throughout the Baltic Sea, June 3-19.
B-52s set to deploy to Europe 6/1/2016
OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. - Three B-52 Stratofortresses are scheduled to deploy June 2 from Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, to RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, to participate in U.S. European Command's Exercises Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 16 and Saber Strike 16, and U.S. Africa Command's Just Hammer.
USSTRATCOM Detects Attempted North Korean Missile Launch 5/31/2016
OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. - U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) systems detected what we assess was a failed North Korean intermediate-range ballistic missile launch at 3:30 p.m. CDT, May 30, 2016, from Wonsan.
Barksdale B-52s partner with Jordanian Forces in Exercise Eager Lion 5/24/2016
OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. - Two B-52 Stratofortress bombers assigned to the 2nd Bomb Wing, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, returned today from a 35-hour, 14,000-mile nonstop mission to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to participate alongside partner Jordanian Armed Forces (JAF) in Exercise Eager Lion 2016.
U.S. Strategic Command Honors 2015 Annual Award Winners 5/18/2016
OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. - U.S. Navy Adm. Cecil D. Haney, U.S. Strategic Command commander, and U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Patrick F. McMahon, USSTRATCOM senior enlisted leader, recognized the 2015 USSTRATCOM Annual Award winners for their outstanding support to the command's global strategic missions during a banquet in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, May 13.
Record-setting Pilot Promotes STEM at USSTRATCOM HQ 5/10/2016
OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. - Captain Barrington Irving, a record-setting pilot, visited U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) Headquarters to discuss the importance of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) with members of the command, May 6, 2016.
USSTRATCOM, Australia continue partnership, discuss satellite communication agreements 5/10/2016
OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. - U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) senior leaders hosted Royal Australian Navy Commodore David Greaves, Australian Chief Information Officer Group strategic communications branch commander, at USSTRATCOM Headquarters, May 6, 2016, as part of the command's ongoing effort to build, sustain and support partnerships with ally nations.
USSTRATCOM, Allies and Partners Conclude Global Lightning 16 4/29/2016
OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. - U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), in coordination with other services, appropriate U.S. government agencies and international allies, concluded Exercise GLOBAL LIGHTNING 16, April 28.
UPDATE 1 - USSTRATCOM Detects, Tracks Attempted North Korean Missile Launches 4/28/2016
OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. - U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) systems detected and tracked what we assess were attempted North Korean missile launches at 4:43 p.m. CDT April 27, 2016, and at 5:24 a.m. CDT, April 28, 2016.
USSTRATCOM Detects, Tracks North Korean Submarine Missile Launch 4/23/2016
OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. - U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) systems detected and tracked what we assess was a North Korean submarine missile launch from the Sea of Japan at 4:29 a.m. CDT.
USSTRATCOM Strategic Leadership Fellows Graduate 4/22/2016
OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. - Ten U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) employees completed the USSTRATCOM Strategic Leadership Fellows Program as part of a University of Nebraska program to enhance the management skills and technical expertise of civilians as they progress to strategic supervisory roles.
U.S. Strategic Command to Conduct Exercise Global Lightning 4/22/2016
OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. - U.S. Strategic Command will conduct GLOBAL LIGHTNING 2016, a command and control exercise, with components and tasks forces beginning April 23.
B-52 integrates, trains with French allies 4/20/2016
OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. - A B-52 Stratofortress from Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, conducted a long-range training sortie to train and integrate with the French Air Force.
USSTRATCOM Detects, Tracks North Korean Missile Launch 4/14/2016
OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. − U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) systems detected and tracked what we assess was a failed North Korean missile launch at 3:33 p.m. CDT.
USSTRATCOM, UAE sign agreement to share space services, data 4/11/2016
Colorado Springs, Colo. - U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) entered into an agreement with the United Arab Emirates Space Agency (UAESA) to share space situational awareness (SSA) services and information today at the 32nd Space Symposium.
B-52 conducts long-range training with Colombia 4/4/2016
OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. - A B-52 Stratofortress from Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, conducted a long-range training sortie to engage with South American military partners, April 1-2, 2016.
USSTRATCOM, Canada's Upper Midwest Consul General Discuss Partnership 3/21/2016
OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. - U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) senior leaders hosted Mr. Jamshed Merchant, Consul General for Canada in the upper Midwest, at USSTRATCOM Headquarters, March 16, as part the command's ongoing effort to build, sustain and support partnerships with ally nations.
Successful Trident II D5 Missile Test Another Demonstration of Triad Readiness 3/21/2016
OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. - The successful launches of three Trident II (D5) missiles last week as part of a Follow-on Commander's Evaluation Test (FCET) continue to validate the credibility of the nuclear enterprise. FCET-52, the 160th successful launch since 1989, follows two Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) "Glory Trip" launches in February, and one Air Launched Cruise Missile (ALCM) nuclear Weapon System Evaluation Program (NucWSEP) test.
B-2s conduct deployment to Indo-Asia-Pacific 3/9/2016
Three B-2 Spirits deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, to the U.S. Pacific Command area of operations March 8.
U.S. and Japan Strengthen Space Collaboration through Dialogues 3/7/2016
JAPAN - U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Clinton E. Crosier, U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) director of plans and policy, participated in Department of State (DoS) /Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) space security dialogues during a recent visit to Japan, which led to commitments on further space security partnering initiatives. He also met wish Japan Ministry of Defense (MOD) leaders and delivered the keynote speech on space security at the Japan International Space Symposium.
U.S. Strategic Command, Other Experts Discuss Deterrence at UNO 3/7/2016
U.S. Navy Adm. Cecil D. Haney, U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) commander, former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, and other defense and academic experts promoted cooperation, collaboration and innovation, March 3, during the two-day 2016 Deterrence and Assurance Workshop and Conference at the University of Nebraska at Omaha's (UNO) College of Public Affairs and Community Service.
B-52s deploy in support of exercise Cold Response 2/26/2016
OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. - Three B-52 Stratofortresses and more than 200 Airmen assigned to the 2nd Bomb Wing, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, deployed today to Moron Air Base, Spain.
USSTRATCOM, Spain sign memorandum to share space services, data 2/16/2016
OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. - U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) signed a memorandum of understanding with Spain to share Space Situational Awareness (SSA) services and information.
USSTRATCOM Detects, Tracks North Korean Missile Launch into Space 2/6/2016
U.S. Strategic Command systems detected and tracked what we assess was a North Korean missile launch into space at 6:29 p.m. CST.
USSTRATCOM Commander Announces 2015 Omaha Trophy Winners 2/5/2016
OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. - In recognition of outstanding support to U.S. Strategic Command's (USSTRATCOM) strategic deterrence, space and cyberspace missions, U.S. Navy Adm. Cecil D. Haney, USSTRATCOM commander, announced the winners of the 2015 Omaha Trophies at USSTRATCOM Headquarters on Feb. 3, 2016.
U.S. Strategic Command Hosts Electromagnetic Battle Management Exercise 1/25/2016
OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. - More than seventy select combatant command, Service, Department of Defense Chief Information Office, combat support agency and international partner Electromagnetic Spectrum Operations (EMSO) experts gathered here Jan. 12-14, 2016, to inform the development of a future Electromagnetic Battle Management (EMBM) system.
U.S. Strategic Command Kicks Off 2016 Strategic Leadership Fellows Program 1/25/2016
Omaha, Neb. - Ten U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) civilian employees were selected to participate in the 2016 USSTRATCOM Strategic Leadership Fellows Program as part of a University of Nebraska program to enhance the management skills and technical expertise of civilians as they progress to strategic supervisory roles.
USSTRATCOM commander visits Montana-based strategic deterrent force 1/15/2016
MALMSTROM AIR FORCE BASE, Mont. - Given the important and foundational national security capability that our nuclear deterrence forces provide, U.S. Navy Adm. Cecil D. Haney, U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) commander, visited Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, Jan. 13 - 14, 2016.
U.S. Strategic Command and University of Nebraska Strengthen Partnership 1/14/2016
OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. - U.S. Navy Adm. Cecil D. Haney, U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) commander, and representatives from the command hosted Dr. Hank Bounds, University of Nebraska president, and more than 20 senior leaders from the university to discuss USSTRATCOM's global missions and promote military-to-university cooperation and innovation.