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Military Payloads Hosted on Commercial Satellites: How Can the Space and Missile Systems Center Increase the Number of Commercially Hosted Military Payload Contract Awards?

@inproceedings{Cunningham2015MilitaryPH,
  title={Military Payloads Hosted on Commercial Satellites: How Can the Space and Missile Systems Center Increase the Number of Commercially Hosted Military Payload Contract Awards?},
  author={Peter Cunningham},
  year={2015}
}
Abstract : Though Pres. Barack Obama and the Air Force Space Commands (AFSPC) top general officers have advocated for the use of commercially hosted military payloads (CHMP), only one CHMP contract has been awarded by the Air Force. This paper answers the question, how can AFSPC and the Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) increase the number of CHMP contract awards? Using a problem/solution framework, I examine the acquisition cultural and policy challenges that impede CHMP solutions and… 

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