SDA monitors risk of schedule slip for Tranche 0 launch

By Michael Marrow / November 10, 2022 at 4:50 PM
Supply chain snarls hampering the space industry risk delaying completion of the SDA Tranche 0 Tracking Layer that will demonstrate initial warfighting capability for the Defense Department’s new space architecture, SDA Director Derek Tournear said today. The Tranche 0 satellites are split between two launches, with the first scheduled for December after being pushed back in August. The second launch, set for March, may also be delayed due to supply chain difficulties impacting the tracking satellites being delivered by L3Harris,...

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