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1st Space Brigade commander focused on asymmetric threats

December 05, 2017 |
Courtney McBride
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With approximately 70 percent of the Army's combat platforms reliant upon space-based capabilities and adversaries honing their disruptive capabilities, the service is working to enhance its defenses and pursue alternatives. Col. Richard Zellmann, commander of the 1st Space Brigade, told reporters Nov. 30 that while Army space forces previously focused on increasing their own effectiveness and lethality, now they "have to take a more balanced approach," including mitigation of asymmetric threats. Today's adversaries realize it is "much cheaper for them...

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