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America’s Military Space Force: What Is It and What It’s Up Against


Bingen, Kari, et. al. Space Threat Assessment 2024, Washington, DC: CSIS, April 2024, pp. 7-15.

Center for Strategic and International Studies, “Commanding Space: The Story Behind the Space Force,” April 11, 2019, Youtube video, 20:02, https://aerospace.csis.org/commanding-space-story-behind-the-space-force/

Peter L. Hays, “What Should the Space Force Do? Insights from Spacepower Analogies, Doctrine, and Culture,” in Cassandra Steer and Matthew Hersch, eds., War and Peace in Outer Space, Oxford University Press, 2021, pp. 153-180.

Texas National Security Review, “Does America Need a Space Force?” September 18, 2018, pp 3-10, pp 19-30.



C-Span, “Testimony of Loverro, Sirangelo, and Mcglaughlin On the Space Force,” October 26, 2018, video, 45:27, https://www.c-span.org/video/?c5069472/user-clip-testimony-loverro-sirangelo-mcglaughlin-space-force

Secure World Foundation, Global Counterspace Capabilities, April 2024.

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