Air Force to present hosted payload Industry Day
On August 14, the U.S. Air Force posted an Industry Day invitation. Responses are due by 3:00 p.m. Pacific on August 28.
The Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) Hosted Payload Office (HPO) will host an Industry Day on 5 September 2019. The Hosted Payload Office is tasked with creating successful commercial hosting partnerships between the Department of Defense and industry partners.
This industry day will focus on how the military and intelligence communities can leverage opportunities for hosting government payloads on a commercial spacecraft. The Hosted Payload Office is conducting market research which all information and data collected will contribute to an Acquisition Strategy.
This industry day will cover the programs/systems in the HPO portfolio and the role of hosting in future SMC architectures with discussions such as SWaP (size, weight, and, power), pointing, power, programmatic, and schedule topics being covered.
Full information is available here.