Inside the Air Force - November 30, 2018

Blackjack PM hopeful DOD can transition demo into program of record

November 29, 2018 at 4:21 PM
As the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency awards early contracts for a satellite architecture demonstration program that could change the way the Defense Department approaches resiliency in space, the agency is working closely with the Air Force and other Pentagon stakeholders to make sure a plan is in place to transition to a formal program once the concept is proven. Paul Thomas, DARPA's program manager for the Blackjack demonstration, told Inside Defense this week the program has a very close...

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