USD R&E approves $900 million SpEC ceiling increase

By Courtney Albon / January 13, 2020 at 2:27 PM
Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering Mike Griffin has approved a $900 million ceiling increase for the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center's Space Enterprise Consortium -- nearly tripling the program's funding limit. SMC spokeswoman Capt. Kaitlin Toner confirmed to Inside Defense that Griffin's office approved the increase Jan. 7, bringing the SpEC ceiling from $500 million to $1.4 billion. The Air Force established SpEC in 2017, creating a pool of traditional and non-traditional vendors to...

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