The failure of the MUOS 5 highlights vulnerabilities for the U.S. military space systems. This vulnerability shows that the current space architecture places too many eggs in too few baskets. As such the military needs to rethink its space architecture, but how should it consider changes for future space systems?
By increasing Japan-U.S. cooperation in space the alliance’s space systems and help deter aggression in space. Increased cooperation in space can be a strategic advantage for the alliance and a cornerstone of the U.S. rebalance to the Asia-Pacific region. This report addresses next steps for this alliance in space.
As the U.S and NATO allies expand in the east in response to increase Russian aggression it is increasingly important to engage in dialogues with the Baltic States and Poland to understand their perceptions of regional security. This report presents key findings from a Track 2 dialogue in 2016 with representatives from the Baltic States, Poland, and the U.S.