New SCO director aims to maintain 'optempo,' with tech demonstrations forthcoming

By Justin Doubleday / August 10, 2018 at 5:00 AM
The new director of the Strategic Capabilities Office says several technology demonstrations are planned for the coming weeks, as he looks to maintain the "optempo" the office has set in developing novel ways of using existing conventional capabilities to deter China and Russia. SCO Director Chris Shank is in his second week on the job. The office had been without a permanent leader since February, when founding director Will Roper left the post to take over as the Air Force's...

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