Space Force to centralize commercial SATCOM procurement

The U.S. Space Force is overhauling the way it procures commercial satellite communications services, replacing the current fragmented system with an aggregated model that consolidates both provider contracts and military customer requirements. Expected to be internally available this summer, the strategy aligns with the Space Force’s recently released vision for satellite communications (SATCOM), said Clare Grason, chief of…Read more Space Force to centralize commercial SATCOM procurement

Space Force unveils vision for integrated SATCOM architecture

  Centralized management and interoperability, achieved in part via flexible user terminals, are among the keys to delivering satellite communications (SATCOM) capabilities efficiently and reliably to U.S. warfighters using a combination of commercial and government-owned satellite systems, according to the newly created U.S. Space Force. Bringing SATCOM requirements planning and acquisition together under a single roof…Read more Space Force unveils vision for integrated SATCOM architecture