SDA director says FOO Fighter will aim to address specific unidentified threats

By Apurva Minchekar / July 19, 2023 at 11:17 AM
The FOO Fighter, a new classified initiative of the Space Development Agency, will track specific threats that are not addressed by the existing tracking constellation, SDA Director Derek Tournear said Tuesday. “FOO Fighter is independent. It is more of an experimentation and demonstration satellite,” Tournear said at the Potomac Officers Club Annual Air Force Summit in McLean, VA. In the recently issued draft solicitation for the “Fire-control On Orbit-support-to-the war Fighter Program,” the agency said it is planning to purchase...

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