ABSTRACT

Space Acquisitions: Changing Environment Presents Continuing Challenges and Opportunities for DOD, Statement of Jon Ludwigson, Director, Contracting and National Security Acquisitions, Testimony Before the Subcommittee on Strategic Forces, Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives   [open pdf - 246KB]

From the Highlights: "DOD space systems provide critical capabilities that support military and national security operations. Such systems are expensive to acquire and field, costing billions of dollars each year. The recently established U.S. Space Force will consolidate leadership, planning, and management for selected DOD space programs, as appropriate and authorized. This statement (1) provides a description of key space system development efforts and summarizes the results of GAO [Government Accountability Office]'s recent related reports, and (2) addresses challenges and opportunities facing acquisitions of new space systems."

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GAO-22-105900
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2022-04-06
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Public Domain
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Government Accountability Office: https://www.gao.gov/
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