New space war body dubbed first organizational product of 'Third Offset Strategy'

December 10, 2015 at 3:56 PM
The chief architect of the Defense Department's effort to craft a "Third Offset Strategy" has branded a relatively new entity formed this fall in Colorado to prepare for conflict in space -- the Joint Interagency Combined Space Operations Center -- as the first operational and organizational instantiation of the new strategy to strengthen U.S. conventional deterrence against Russia and China. On Dec. 8, Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work said the JICSpOC -- established in September in conjunction with U.S. Strategic...

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