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DoD, AF Punt On New Space Acquisition Exec

Friday, April 3, 2020   (0 Comments)

By Theresa Hitchens  |  April 2, 2020  |  Breaking Defense


Air Force Secretary Barbara Barrett's report to Congress on future space acquisition will include a plan to reform the way JROC sets requirements.

WASHINGTON — No decision is being recommended on the hot-button issue of establishing a new space acquisition executive, a key congressionally-mandated part of reforming space acquisition, in a pair of studies to the Hill. Both studies are expected to be provided to Congress within days, DoD sources say.

Instead, the two studies — one from DoD Acquisition czar Ellen Lord and one from Air Force Secretary Barbara Barrett — will focus on near-term issues, such as setting up new requirements processes and how to better use the flexibility Congress has granted for applying current legal authorities, a DoD official said. READ MORE...

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