Rep. Cooper: Space Force needs to focus on fielding new systems faster

By Courtney Albon / October 7, 2021 at 1:15 PM
House Armed Services strategic forces subcommittee Chairman Jim Cooper (D-TN) said today he’s worried the Space Force isn’t “putting fear in the bones” of near-peer adversaries, saying the new service needs to move faster to field more advanced capabilities. “We’ve got to be tougher, faster, bolder,” Cooper said during a virtual event hosted by Politico . “I’m really not seeing that like I would like to see it.” Cooper, a strong advocate for creating the Space Force, said today he...

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