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Space force acquisition reforms awaiting White House approval

Sandra Erwin  |  July 31, 2020

By Sandra Erwin, includes “… Because satellites are big-ticket items  — each can cost a billion dollars or more —  fully funding a satellite in the year it is ordered consumes an overwhelming share of the space procurement budget for that year. The Air Force argued that incremental funding would give the Space Force more budget flexibility to allocate funds to other space programs as needs arise. … Partial funding of satellites is strongly opposed by OMB, these sources said.”

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