Air Force Official: Space Fence Contract Award Pushed To Spring 2014

By Courtney Albon / August 21, 2013 at 8:25 PM
A contract award for the Air Force's new Space Fence has been delayed until at least next spring, pushing the program's expected initial operations to 2018, according to the chief of Air Force Space Command. The contract for the more accurate and modernized space situational awareness capability was expected earlier this summer, but a Space Fence acquisition decision has been on hold pending continued analysis following the Defense Department's Strategic Choices and Management Review. Gen. William Shelton told Inside the...

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