New Space Force acquisition chief seeks to bring NRO discipline to role

By Michael Marrow / June 24, 2022 at 5:25 PM
The first chief of acquisitions for the Space Force is leaning into his previous experience as a top official at the National Reconnaissance Office to accelerate procurement of space systems. Speaking during a virtual forum hosted by the Mitchell Institute today, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Space Acquisitions and Integration Frank Calvelli said his previous role at the NRO, where he served as principal deputy director, would inform how he operates. Calvelli, who is also chair of the...

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