News

April 14, 2016

USSTRATCOM Detects, Tracks North Korean Missile Launch

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.

April 11, 2016

USSTRATCOM, UAE sign agreement to share space services, data

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.

April 4, 2016

B-52 conducts long-range training with Colombia

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.

March 21, 2016

Successful Trident II D5 Missile Test Another Demonstration of Triad Readiness

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.

March 21, 2016

USSTRATCOM, Canada's Upper Midwest Consul General Discuss Partnership

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.

March 9, 2016

B-2s conduct deployment to Indo-Asia-Pacific

Three B-2 Spirits deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, to the U.S. Pacific Command area of operations March 8.

March 7, 2016

U.S. and Japan Strengthen Space Collaboration through Dialogues

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.

March 7, 2016

U.S. Strategic Command, Other Experts Discuss Deterrence at UNO

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.

Feb. 26, 2016

B-52s deploy in support of exercise Cold Response

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.

Feb. 16, 2016

USSTRATCOM, Spain sign memorandum to share space services, data

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.