Lawmakers direct DOD to keep Space Sensor Layer within MDA

By Courtney Albon / June 3, 2019 at 5:27 PM
A House panel is calling for the Defense Department's Space Sensor Layer effort to remain within the Missile Defense Agency, despite the Pentagon's plan to shift funding for that work to the new Space Development Agency. The House Armed Services strategic forces subcommittee's mark of fiscal year 2020 defense policy legislation includes a provision that would direct the MDA director to continue development of the Space Sensor Layer and coordinate with the Space Development Agency and the Air Force on...

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