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U.S. National Security Workforce

Year: 2015
Country: United States
The United States maintains a large national security space workforce to support space activities in the DoD and intelligence agencies. Although all of the military branches maintain space...
Year: 2014
Country: United States
U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) holds responsibility for military space operations, along with nuclear command and control, cybersecurity, and other strategic threats. Day-to-day planning and execution for USSTRATCOM’s space mission is carried out by the Joint Functional Component Command...
Year: 2013
Country: United States
Space activities are supported throughout many areas of the U.S. military, and thousands of members of the military are considered part of the space cadre. However, the National Defense Authorization Act of Fiscal Year 2012 repealed the requirement for the military to track and report to Congress...
Year: 2012
Country: United States
The military uses space for a wide variety of purposes, including communication, navigation, mapping, and intelligence. The military space workforce is specifically trained to be able to plan, develop, acquire, or operate defense-related space technology. The Air Force maintains the largest space...
Year: 2011
Country: United States
The BLS data characterizing the American space workforce does not include U.S. military space personnel, who constitute a dedicated “space cadre” maintained by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). Implemented by the U.S. National Security Space Office (NSSO) in 2001 to address a perceived gap...
Year: 2010
Country: United States
The U.S. private-sector and civil space workforce is complemented by a group of military space professionals maintained by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). The development of a dedicated DoD “space cadre” stemmed in part from a 2001 report by the Space Commission of the U.S. National...
Year: 2009
Country: United States
Somewhat less transparent than U.S. private sector and civil space employment is the U.S. military space workforce. A number of nations besides the United States are developing military space capabilities, and the scope of military space theory has broadened in response to changing military...

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