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2020 Space Operations Trends Map

2020 Space Operations Trends Map

The proliferation of space-based technologies has prompted NATO and its partners to formalise their approach to operations in and from space. At the NATO leaders meeting in December 2019, the Alliance formally recognized space as an operational domain, whilst the U.S. and France are already developing their own space forces. Ahead of this year’s Space Operations Summit, Defence iQ compiled this map outlining advances in space capabilities across and beyond NATO.

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Main benefits of downloading the map:

  • Know top acquisition and upgrade priorities from countries that will be present at Space Operations Summit
  • Develop business strategies by meeting the right people from countries having active programmes and key requirements at Space Operations Summit
  • Gain insights into investment trends from your peers

Download the map to learn more about countries and organizations that will be present at Space Operations Summit such as:

The U.S. – Update on the establishment of the U.S. Space Force with over US$49.6 billion in budget requests

NATO – Update on the impact of naming space as an operational domain

France – Additional EUR700 million in funding announced between now and 2025 in the view to obtain self-defence capabilities in space and reinforce its surveillance resources

Italy – Development of Ital-GovSatCom communications satellite, which will be used by Italy and other nations as part of the pan-European Govsatcom programme

United Kingdom - Investment of over £30 million planned for the UK’s defence space programme and an update on the UK MOD’s Service Delivery Wrap contest to provide a ground station element for the military communications programme Skynet 6

These programmes and policies will be discussed at the Space Operations Summit, where a panel of senior speakers will further the discussion of leveraging space-based capabilities for the joint force. To download the full agenda of the conference, please click here

The final frontier: Does NATO have a space advantage, and how might adversaries degrade it?

The final frontier: Does NATO have a space advantage, and how might adversaries degrade it?

NATO members and partners are increasingly reliant on space-based assets to deliver joint operations. Ahead of this year’s Space Operations Summit, Defence IQ delved into their key vulnerabilities. Download this piece to learn more about how potential adversaries could exploit to gain advantage and dominance in the space domain

Same domain, different approaches: How various nations are preparing their space strategies

Same domain, different approaches: How various nations are preparing their space strategies

In this exclusive report, three speakers of this year’s Space Operations Summit share insight on the current space threat environment, their challenges in maintaining pace with technological development in the space domain and how they are working to address them. Download this report to find out more about:

  • Protecting and defending American space assets – Mr. Scott Van Sant, Senior Analyst, SSA Sharing Program, USSTRATCOM J51
  • Building an enhanced space situational awareness for the French armed forces – General (Ret) Philippe Steininger, Military Advisor to the President, French National Centre for Space Studies (CNES)
  • Space in the strategic calculus of smaller nations –  Dr. Christian F. Anrig, Chief of Doctrine, Swiss Air Force

Global Strategy and Trends Report 2019

Global Strategy and Trends Report 2019

NATO’s members and partners see the space domain as increasingly crucial to retain an operational advantage against potential adversaries. Several nations have already published their own space policies and strategies ahead of NATO’s releasing its own. Download this report to learn more about some of the countries that will attend this year’s Space Operations Summit:

  • Czech Republic 
  • France
  • Japan
  • Norway
  • Sweden
  • United Kingdom
  • United States