Compromise policy bill supports SWAC objectives, but appropriators have the final word

By Courtney Albon / December 8, 2021 at 11:50 AM
The Space Force's new force design center cleared a legislative hurdle Tuesday in the compromise fiscal year 2022 defense policy bill, with House and Senate lawmakers expressing symbolic support for the office -- however, the fate of the office ultimately lies with congressional appropriators. The compromise bill, which was approved by the House Tuesday and is now awaiting a Senate vote, authorizes the service’s $37 million request to support its new Space Warfighting Analysis Center (SWAC) after the House proposed...

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