News

Sept. 2, 2015

Defense, Intelligence communities collaborate for space resiliency

U.S. Navy Adm. Cecil D. Haney, U.S. Strategic Command commander, Ms. Betty Sapp, National Reconnaissance Office director, and other senior leaders met Aug. 26, 2015, at USSTRATCOM headquarters here, as part of the ongoing Joint Space Doctrine and Tactics Forum (JSDTF). During the forum, Adm. Haney and Ms. Sapp signed a collaborative document signifying the defense and intelligence communities’ agreement to continue their work together to strengthen U.S. space enterprise resilience.

Aug. 20, 2015

Air Force Global Strike Command Commander Visits USSTRATCOM

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. - U.S. Air Force Gen. Robin Rand, Air Force Global Strike Command commander, met with U.S. Navy Adm. Cecil D. Haney, U.S. Strategic Command commander, other senior USSTRATCOM leaders and subject matter experts to discuss a variety of mission-related issues during his visit to Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, Aug. 17-18.

Aug. 19, 2015

Minot conducts ICBM test launch on 45 year Minuteman III anniversary

It was 45 years to the day that the 91st Missile Wing at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, put the U.S. Air Force’s first Minuteman III missiles on alert. Today, the 91st MW completed an operational test launch of an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile at Vandenberg AFB, California, continuing its mission providing strategic deterrence for the United States and our allies.

Aug. 18, 2015

Striker Trident (Part 1 of 3): An Innovative Inter-Service Exchange Program

U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC) and U.S. Navy Submarine Forces (SUBFOR) sent six company-grade officers, starting last summer, to participate in a dual-service, nuclear exchange program to enhance interoperability within the nation’s nuclear enterprise.

Aug. 18, 2015

Striker Trident (Part 2 of 3): Navy Officers Trade Submarines for Missile Silos

The first two hand-selected U.S. Navy Submarine Forces (SUBFOR) nuclear engineer-qualified submarine officers began serving multi-year tours with Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC) intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) units in March as part of a Navy-Air Force nuclear officer exchange program.

Aug. 12, 2015

U.S. Strategic Command signs space data-sharing agreement with Israel

U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) recently entered into a new Space Situational Awareness (SSA) data-sharing agreement with Israel.

July 30, 2015

USSTRATCOM Symposium Explores Deterrence Concepts in a Complex World

U.S. Strategic Command and nearly 600 experts in industry, military, government, academic and international affairs from around the world wrapped up the command's 2015 Deterrence Symposium, the best-attended deterrence symposium to date, at the La Vista Conference Center today.

July 22, 2015

USSTRATCOM Commander Hosts Japanese Defense Chief

U.S. Navy Adm. Cecil D. Haney, U.S. Strategic Command commander, hosted Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force Adm. Katsutoshi Kawano, Japan’s Joint Staff chief of staff, July 12-13, during his visit to the United States.

July 9, 2015

B-52 Partners with Colombian Aircraft, Confirms Regional Commitment

A B-52 Stratofortress assigned to the 5th Bomb Wing, Minot Air Force Base, N.D., embarked today on a 16-hour, non-stop mission to Colombia.

July 7, 2015

B-52s Demonstrate Strategic Reach in the Indo-Asia-Pacific Region

Two B-52 Stratofortresses assigned to the 2nd Bomb Wing, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, returned today from a 44-hour, non-stop mission to Australia.