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SMC 2.0 achieves initial operational capability; Pentagon 'scrambling' to shape scope of new SDA

December 6, 2018 at 3:02 PM
The Air Force's space acquisition hub achieved initial operational capability in November for a major reorganization, a development that comes as the Pentagon considers major management shifts that could change the way the Defense Department buys and operates space capability. Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson said during a Dec. 6 speech at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Space Industry Summit that the Space and Missile Systems Center's reorganization, dubbed SMC 2.0, has made significant strides since the plan was announced...

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