Space Force chief: U.S. intelligence is top-notch, but more insights needed on space domain


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ARLINGTON, Va. — Gen. Chance Saltzman, chief of space operations, said the U.S. Space Force has robust intelligence about what foreign adversaries are doing in outer space. Still, military leaders always want more comprehensive data and analysis about activities in orbit, he said March 27. “I don’t often get surprised by things I hear,” Saltzman said at the Mitchell Institute’s Space Security Forum Awareness about potential threats and what other nations are up to in space is foundational to all military space activities, he said. But having additional sensors and analytics tools would further boost the Space Force’s visibility into...