SMC Finding Time, Cost Savings As Its Space Portfolio Matures

By Courtney Albon / May 17, 2013 at 6:30 PM
As the Air Force's space programs mature, the Space and Missile Systems Center is working to apply broad-based principles to streamline acquisition processes, reduce costs and make its programs more efficient, according to the general in charge of SMC. Lt. Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski told reporters during a May 9 conference call that SMC is starting to see improved efficiency and affordability in its more mature programs through efforts like baselining contractor processes, improving management of subcontracts and better defining requirements...

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