Senate panel proposes expanding Space Force AQ exec authorities across DOD space architecture

By Courtney Albon / July 23, 2021 at 10:13 AM
The Senate Armed Services Committee's version of the fiscal year 2022 defense policy bill moves to expand the role of the future space acquisition executive to give them authority that stretches across the Defense Department space architecture. The proposed language, which the committee approved Wednesday, would give the assistant Air Force secretary for space acquisition and integration broader responsibilities in overseeing DOD's space programs, according to a summary of the bill . The department has yet to nominate someone for...

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