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News | April 11, 2024

USSPACECOM, Brazilian Air Force Sign Liaison Officer Agreement

U.S. Space Command

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE          April 11, 2024           Release No. 2024-04-11
USSPACECOM, Brazilian Air Force Sign Liaison Officer Agreement
PETERSON SPACE FORCE BASE, Colo. – U.S. Space Command and the Brazilian Air Force signed an arrangement to assign a Brazilian liaison officer to USSPACECOM, Apr. 11, 2024.
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Brian Gibson, USSPACECOM director of strategy, plans and policy, and Maj. Gen. Eric Cólen, Brazilian Space Operations Center commander, signed the agreement during Space Symposium 39 in Colorado Springs, Colo.
In order to strengthen the U.S.-Brazilian military partnership in the space domain, the liaison officer will provide Brazilian armed forces expertise and insights to USSPACECOM, facilitate communications among Brazilian and U.S. space units, support U.S.- Brazil space-related partnership opportunities, and perform tasks that are mutually beneficial for the U.S.-Brazilian defense cooperation.
Foreign liaisons officers are direct conduits into USSPACECOM headquarters and represent their nation’s equities. The Brazilian liaison officer will serve as the national representative for all aspects of USSPACECOM-Brazilian cooperation with regard to the military use of space and share insight and recommendations to improve bilateral and multilateral relationships.
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