Space Force seeking $248 million for assured SATCOM new start

By Shelley K. Mesch / March 14, 2024 at 12:36 PM
The Space Force is requesting $248 million for an assured satellite communications new start Protected Tactical SATCOM-Global, which the service calls a "key and enabling capability" of its force design, according to fiscal year 2025 budget request documents released this week. The request stems from a Space Warfighting Analysis Center determination that there are gaps in the protected SATCOM capabilities. PTS-G “bridges the gap” between the focused PTS-Resilient capabilities and the broad but less assured capabilities from MILSATCOM and commercial...

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