DOD releases Commercial Space Integration Strategy

By Shelley K. Mesch / April 2, 2024 at 3:17 PM
The Defense Department today released its Commercial Space Integration Strategy that gives a roadmap of how the U.S. military can leverage commercial space in each of its space mission areas. As the commercial space sector rapidly expands and space capabilities proliferate, the strategy calls for making commercial space “integral” to national space security architectures, not just “supplementary.” Using commercial space in this way is not without risk, but DOD sees those risks as worthwhile, according to the strategy. “Purchasing commercial...

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