NEWS RELEASE: Air Force selects first-ever ‘Visionary Q-Prize’ challenge cash-prize winners

Twenty-six “Visionary Q-Prize” innovation challenge solutions submitted by non-traditional acquisition sources such as universities, individuals and small companies from 10 different countries were narrowed down to eight cash-prize winners in two categories last week, with the first-place winners in two categories receiving $20,000. Second through fourth place winners received $15,000, $10,000 and $5,000, respectively.
Twenty-six “Visionary Q-Prize” innovation challenge solutions submitted by non-traditional acquisition sources such as universities, individuals and small companies from 10 different countries were narrowed down to eight cash-prize winners in two categories last week, with the first-place winners in two categories receiving $20,000. Second through fourth place winners received $15,000, $10,000 and $5,000, respectively.

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Team Vandenberg Hosts Combined Space Operations Coalition Summit

The Joint Force Space Component Command (JFSCC) hosted a Combined Space Operation Coalition Summit with more than 120 defense personnel from Australia, Canada, France, Germany, the United Kingdom, and the United States at Vandenberg AFB, Calif., Feb. 19 - 22, 2019. The primary objective for the summit was to work with coalition partners to define and develop the way ahead to transition the Combined Space Operations Center (CSpOC) to Full Operational Capability (FOC).
Team Vandenberg Hosts Combined Space Operations Coalition Summit

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Milstar program reaches 25 year milestone

Milstar formerly known as the Military Strategic and Tactical Relay, launched February 7, 1994, has reached twenty-five years’ of service. Milstar is responsible for providing the President, Secretary of Defense and the U.S. armed forces with reliable satellite communications, ensuring minimal interception or detection. Designed to overcome enemy jamming and nuclear effects, Milstar is a robust and reliable communication system.
Milstar, formerly known as the Military Strategic and Tactical Relay, has reached 25 years of service. Milstar is responsible for providing the President, Secretary of Defense and the U.S. armed forces with reliable satellite communications, ensuring minimal interception or detection. Designed to overcome enemy jamming and nuclear effects, Milstar is a robust and reliable communication system.

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