Griffin: SDA to oversee new proliferated space comms transport layer

March 13, 2019 at 6:37 PM
Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering Mike Griffin told reporters today the first priority of the Pentagon's new Space Development Agency is to create a space sensor and communications transport layer in low-Earth orbit. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan officially established the new organization in a March 12 memo , and Griffin told reporters during a March 13 roundtable the agency had been directed to focus its initial efforts on this "transport layer for hypersonic defense" that would...

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