Key House member promises “very disruptive” reorganization of military space

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A key House member says he will seek a reorganization of U.S. military space efforts that will be “very disruptive.”

Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Ala.), chairman of the strategic forces subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committee, said in an interview last week that he plans next year to reorganize how the government manages space activities.

That effort, based on recommendations made in a 2015 GAO report, could be accomplished through language in next year’s defense authorization bills to centralize management of space activities.

Rogers acknowledged that such changes “will be very disruptive and that will make some people unhappy” but will be positive in the long run. [Defense News]


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