Hicks directs Defense Business Board to review space acquisition

By Tony Bertuca / June 6, 2023 at 3:58 PM
Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks has directed the Defense Business Board to review the Pentagon's process for procuring space systems to potentially develop a "clean sheet approach to space acquisition." The review, which was mandated by lawmakers in the Fiscal Year 2023 National Defense Authorization Act, will focus on the “unity of effort decision-making process for space acquisition” and “shall specifically ask whether the unity of effort process is agile enough for the rapid deployment of space systems to keep...

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