RAND report recommends plan to shift most DOD space programs, organizations to Space Force

By Courtney Albon / March 18, 2020 at 3:42 PM
A new report from RAND Corp. recommends the Defense Department transfer nearly all space-related organizations and acquisition programs from across the services and DOD agencies into the new Space Force to promote the service's independence and fulfill the department's stated goal of integrating space activities under a single service. The report, released this week , reviews the space-related operational, training, acquisition, major headquarters and support activities throughout DOD and considers the benefits of shifting those functions to the Space Force,...

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