Payton: New Expected TSAT Award Date Early Next Year

By Jason Simpson / January 16, 2009 at 5:00 AM
The Air Force expects to award a contract for its next-generation satellite communications program early next year following a recent decision to scrap original source-selection plans and open a new request for proposals, the air service's top space acquisition official told reporters today. On Dec. 23, 2008, the Air Force announced it would issue a new request for proposals for the Transformational Satellite Communications System (TSAT) production contract because new performance requirements for the constellation invalidated the initial RFP. A...

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