The growing pains of the Pentagon’s new space acquisition arm

Politico (USA) | Sep 13, 2019 at 6:45 AM
  • The Trump administration’s plans to overhaul military space operations is well underway with a new warfighting headquarters in the U.S. Space Command and bipartisan support in Congress for establishing a dedicated Space Force within the Air Force.
  • … The Space Development Agency was set up to ensure that those eight capabilities are provided to the war fighter.
  • Those eight capabilities are things like artificial intelligence enabled global surveillance, beyond line of sight targeting and custody, advanced missile threat detection, etc.