Space Force Struggles To Shape New Acquisition Command

Breaking Defense: The Space Force hopes its new acquisition command, Space Systems Command, will be ready for business by early summer, says Lt. Gen. ‘JT’ Thompson, head of the Space and Missile Systems Center.

“I’m not telling anybody: ‘Hey, this is going to be easy, peasy,” he told the Air Force Association’s Schriever chapter today. “There is history; there is legacy; there is politics; there is money: obstacles that we’re going to have to overcome to do this.”

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