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SMC Offers To Help Speed Deals For SDA

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


The Space & Missile Systems Center’s Space Enterprise Consortium has been so successful at providing competitive prototypes, fast, that SMC wants to expand its scope dramatically.

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How The Space Development Agency Can Succeed

Posted by Troy Thomas on


When new entities fail, it’s most often due to the fact they don’t do what they do better than their competition (differentiated value proposition is the business term) and they lack investment in talent and technology. But there are other challenges.

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Second GPS III Launch Validates (At Long Last) Program Progress

Posted by Theresa Hitchens on


“GPS III SV02 is the newest generation of GPS satellites designed and built to deliver positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) information with three times better accuracy, and up to eight times improved anti-jamming capability than its predecessor.”

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Milsatcom First Test For SMC 2, Systems Engineers LinQuest

Posted by Theresa Hitchens on


“Everybody is watching SMC right now,” says Chris Beres of LinQuest, which has secured a new contract to help the Air Force with its SMC 2.0 revamp.

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Air Force Eyes New Deep Space Sensors in Australia, Spain

Posted by Theresa Hitchens on


The Air Force is increasingly interested in Australia as a host for SSA capabilities because they can watch satellites over the Southern Hemisphere.

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Roper: Air Force Cloud May Track & Target All From Space To Ground — EXCLUSIVE

Posted by Colin Clark on


Let’s not get too carried away. “We’ve got to earn our way to cislunar,” Will Roper said with a chuckle. “We’ve got to prove we can do LEO and GEO well.” Still, “this isn’t too far fetched.”

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What About JMS? Air Force Reanimates ‘Old Clunker’ Space Tracking System

Posted by Colin Clark on


JMS was supposed to revolutionize how the US tracks objects in space. Its billion-dollar bust means the Air Force must revive SPADOC, a widely reviled vestige of the 1980s.

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Five Principles To Drive The Space Force

Posted by Troy Thomas on


Half of all private-sector divestments lose value, and many of the most common risks of carve-outs in the private sector also apply to the military. Here are ways to avoid those pitfalls.

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Space Development Agency Opens; To Tackle Hypersonics From LEO

Posted by Colin Clark on


As the Pentagon rushes to implement defenses against advanced hypersonic weapons, it’s battling the old way of doing acquisition and requirements.

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SecAF Questions Space Development Agency; Air Force Didn’t Want Boeing F-15X

Posted by Colin Clark on


We’ve already got SMC and the NRO. What the heck will a Space Development Agency do that’s different, and why.

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