UK joins US Task Force Space Defense Operations

UK Space News

Bolstering its space capabilities, the United Kingdom Space Operations Centre (UKSpOC) has successfully launched the Joint Cyber Operations UK (JCO-UK) cell.

It will take effect from the fiscal year 2024 and underlines the UK’s commitment to reinforcing its cyber readiness in the domain of space operations.

The establishment of the JCO-UK cell reflects an increasing recognition of the pivotal role that cybersecurity plays in safeguarding space assets.

By combining cyber defence expertise with space operational strategies, the UKSpOC aims to elevate the overall security and resilience of its space-based infrastructure.

This development comes as part of the UK’s broader strategy to stay ahead in the rapidly evolving landscape of space technology while proactively addressing emerging challenges.

The UK’s dedication to fortifying its space capabilities through innovative measures is poised to have a lasting impact on the intersection of cybersecurity and space operations.