Evolved Strategic SATCOM program embracing competition for space and ground segment 

By Courtney Albon / November 23, 2021 at 10:20 AM
As the Space Force’s Evolved Strategic Satellite Communications program moves through the prototyping phase of its space segment and finalizes the ground segment acquisition strategy, Space Systems Command officials say they are leaning forward in their use of competition to drive innovation and reduce cost. “We’ve always ‘competed’ programs in the past,” Col. Robert Davis, senior materiel leader in Space Systems Command’s strategic systems division told Inside Defense in a recent interview. “We’d have a big source selection and...

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