Kendall beginning two programs under new 'quickstart' authority

By Shelley K. Mesch / April 10, 2024 at 11:53 AM
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO -- Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall is already getting started on his "quickstart" initiatives, just weeks after the fiscal year 2024 budget appropriated funds for the new process for rapid prototyping for new-start programs. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin approved two of these unnamed programs, Kendall said at Space Symposium today. The Defense Department is “in the process of notifying Congress,” he said, and the programs will likely be announced in the coming days. “I can say that...

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive, behind-the-scenes reporting on defense policy and procurement.

Log in to access this content.