New NATO space policy focuses on space support, domain awareness,

NATO’s long-awaited space policy calls on allies to voluntarily ensure compatibility among their national space assets, while pledging members to develop collective requirements and the means of fulfilling them — including the use of commercial capabilities,

Released Monday with little fanfare, the policy states that “NATO will identify and, if necessary, develop appropriate mechanisms, based on voluntary participation, to fulfill and sustain requirements for space support in NATO operations, missions and other activities in the above functional areas. Allies’ capabilities, and, if necessary, trusted commercial service providers should be leveraged to meet these requirements in the most secure, efficient, effective and transparent manner.” Läs artikel