SMC commander teases 'significant' Space Force budget growth

By Courtney Albon / November 20, 2020 at 12:45 PM
The commander of the Space and Missile Systems Center said today the Space Force will request a significant plus-up in funding in its fiscal year 2022 budget proposal, reflecting the strategic importance of space investment as one of the Defense Department's top priorities. "DOD leaders are clearly sending a message that across the [future years defense program], the importance of the space enterprise is growing and needs to grow further," Lt. Gen. John Thompson said during an address at the...

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