HUNSTVILLE, Alabama—The Missile Defense Agency (MDA), rather than the Space Development Agency (SDA), may ultimately be in charge of acquiring the Space Sensor Layer, a senior Pentagon official says. The SDA will act as the conductor of the orchestra and will oversee all the Pentagon’s space-related efforts, Mike Griffin, undersecretary of defense for research and engineering, told reporters here Aug. 7 during the Space and Missile Defense Symposium. “None of this will ...


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