U.S. Space Command Open For Initial Operations

Gen. James Dickinson addresses the Space Symposium.
Credit: Lewis Carlyle / U.S. Space Command
COLORADO SPRINGS—U.S. Space Command is open for initial operations, its leader Gen. James Dickinson said Aug. 24. “Initial operations” is defined in a strict way “as the first attainment of the capability to employ a weapon or weapon system,” Dickinson said. But in another sense, it means that the...

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