Thompson: Space Force's new acquisition and development command will build on SMC 2.0

By Courtney Albon / August 5, 2020 at 1:10 PM
As Space Force leaders establish the service's new field command focused on space acquisition and development, efforts in recent years to re-architect the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center will help set the foundation for the new organization. The service announced in June its initial organizational structure would include three field commands: Space Operations Command, Space Training and Readiness Command and Space Systems Command. SSC will oversee development of space capabilities and will subsume existing organizations like SMC and...

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