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weaponization of space | force projection

u.s. missiles | other missiles | missile defense

space force application - Combat operations in, through, and from space to influence the course and outcome of conflict. The space force application mission area includes ballistic missile defense and force projection. See also ballistic missile; force protection; space.
- from the DoD Dictionary

STRATCOM fact sheet description of this mission

force application chapter (very short) from DoD Space Technology Guide

Key Air Force Space Programs (local copy), the Space section of AF Handbook for Congress

  • communications systems, sensors, launch/lift resources, satellite control systems, weather systems, counterspace systems, attack warning, space-based radar, and GPS

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