PARIS — U.S. Air Force Gen. John Hyten wants to know how it is that Boeing or Lockheed Martin or Space Systems Loral can build a sophisticated, one-off telecommunications satellite in 36 months but the Pentagon cannot procure a recurrent model of an in-orbit satellite in less than 12 years. Hyten, who is commander of
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Peter de Selding is a Co-Founder and editor for SpaceIntelReport.com. He started SpaceIntelReport in 2017 after 26 years as the Paris Bureau Chief for SpaceNews where he covered the commercial satellite, launch and the international space businesses. He is widely considered the preeminent reporter in the space industry and is a must read for space executives. Follow Peter @pbdes