New memo names DARPA's Fred Kennedy as SDA director

March 13, 2019 at 6:28 PM
The Pentagon will name Fred Kennedy the director of the Space Development Agency, according to a March 12 memo from acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan. Kennedy currently serves as the director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's tactical technology office. Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering Mike Griffin will provide Office of the Secretary of Defense-level oversight for the agency beginning in FY-21 and until that function is transferred to the Space Force or another organization, according...

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