Space Force should 'stop' long-term, cost-plus contracts, Calvelli says

By Michael Marrow / September 20, 2022 at 3:20 PM
NATIONAL HARBOR, MD -- The Space Development Agency’s model of rapid satellite acquisitions is poised to shake up the Space Force’s procurement strategy, the service’s top acquisition official said today, who heralded SDA’s operations ahead of the agency’s planned transition into the Space Force next month. SDA has been chiefly responsible for building out the Pentagon’s proliferated constellation of small, low-earth orbit satellites that will provide missile warning and tracking as well as enhanced communication capabilities. SDA’s model of two-year...

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