SCO pulls 'premature' pLEO communications architecture RFI; plans to reissue next year

By Courtney Albon / December 8, 2021 at 5:30 AM
The Pentagon's Strategic Capabilities Office has withdrawn a request for information for a proliferated low-Earth-orbit communications architecture, but a spokesman confirmed the office plans to reissue the notice "sometime next year." The RFI, published Nov. 30, indicated the SCO is considering a three-phased development effort called “Kerbal” that would kick-off next spring with the release of a request for proposals for initial prototyping and design work and culminate in FY-26 or FY-27 with the development of flight-qualified payloads and potential...

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