U.S. Space Forces Indo-Pacific News

  • US, Japan host first-ever Space Engagement Talks

    The ongoing race against adversaries and competitors who possess advanced space capabilities and questionable intentions further emphasizes the need to reinforce norms of behavior in space.

  • U.S. Ambassador to Japan visits QZSS-HP Site

    The Quasi-Zenith Satellite System (QZSS), a Japanese regional augmentation system to the U.S. Global Positioning System (GPS) is sparking interest across the space enterprise. Rahm Emanuel, the U.S. Ambassador to Japan, recently visited the Kamakura, Japan site of the Quasi-Zenith Satellite System

  • Phase Two work begins atop Haleakalā

    Phase two of the spill response efforts at the Maui Space Surveillance Complex began on June 20, 2023. Work during this phase will ensure the full extent of the fuel contamination as well as the geology of the site is characterized. The results of this site characterization then inform the

  • Yokota Airmen help deliver U.S. Space Force satellite payload to Japan

    Members of 374th Mission Support Group and the 730th Air Mobility Squadron provided vital support to a space cooperation initiative between the U.S. and Japan, culminating in the arrival of a spaceflight ready payload to Yokota Air Base on May 10.The satellite payload carries space-based sensors

  • Guardians visit Japan for collaborative effort

    U.S. Space Force Col. Marc Brock, Space Delta 2 commander, and a group of DEL 2 Guardian operators visited the Japan Air Self-Defense Force’s Space Operations center in Tokyo, Japan on April 12, 2023, to learn about their operations, collaborate, and build partnerships for the future of the Space

  • USSPACECOM hosts Chairman of the Japanese Joint Staff

    U.S. Space Command hosted Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force Gen. Yoshihide Yoshida, Chairman of the Japanese Joint Staff, during a visit to USSPACECOM headquarters, May 11, 2023, Peterson Space Force Base, Colo.

  • 18 SDS, JASDF strengthen SDA partnership

    FUCHU AIR BASE, Japan -- Lt Col Matthew Lintker, 18th Space Defense Squadron (SDS) commander, and two other 18 SDS members met with Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) Space Operations Group members at Fuchu Air Base, Japan, April 8-14, 2023.

  • Space Force unveils Guardian Spirit handbook

    The Space Force released the Guardian Spirit handbook that provides guidance to Guardians on how to live the four Guardian values - Character, Connection, Commitment, Courage - in daily life.This document operationalizes how Space Force members can espouse the service’s second line of effort,