Launch procurement effort deemed 'mission essential' amid COVID-19 outbreak

By Courtney Albon / March 24, 2020 at 4:34 PM
The director of the Space Force Space and Missile Systems Center's launch enterprise said today the service has characterized the Launch Services Procurement source selection as "mission essential," and hasn't faced any significant disruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Col. Robert Bongiovi told reporters during a conference call today his team is prioritizing the LSP Phase 2 competition and remains on schedule for a summer 2020 contract award. "We are on track for that," he said. "There's a long road...

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