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Budget boost for new space RCO not sustained across FYDP

February 28, 2018 at 2:03 PM
The Air Force's Space Rapid Capabilities Office received a nearly $300 million increase in the service's fiscal year 2019 budget request, but, as one analyst pointed out this week, it's unclear whether that funding will be sustained in the coming years. The Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act directed the service to turn its Operationally Responsive Space office, traditionally tasked with fielding one-off, rapid space capabilities, into a Space Rapid Capabilities Office, modeled after the service's broader RCO. Speaking...

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