Space Rapid Capabilities Office
Former AFRL directed energy director Kelly Hammett on June 6, 2022, took over as head of the Space Rapid Capabilities Office
The Space Rapid Capabilities Office awarded BlueHalo a $1.4 billion contract to add satellite communications capacity to the ground network used by the U.S. military to command and control satellites .
Space RCO Director Mike Roberts: “What we do is classified for a reason.”
U.S. combatant commanders urgently need to solve pressing problems in Earth observation, missile warning and position, navigation and timing, said Chuck Finley, former technical director of the Operational Responsive Space and its successor the Air Force Space Rapid Capabilities.
A new office created to accelerate the acquisition of military space technologies awarded Sierra Nevada Corp. a $119 million contract last month to develop a weather satellite.