Space Acquisition and Integration (SAF/SQ) Office Formed
The SAF/SQ office is now in place and has a HAF Mission Directive 1-17 defining its authority, direction, and control. The Assistant Secretary for Space Acquisition and Integration (ASAF/SQ) reports directly to the Secretary of the Air Force, serves as the senior architect for space systems and programs across the Department of Defense, and is the Department of the Air Force Service Acquisition Executive (SAE) for space systems and programs.
Mission: Leads synchronization and acquisition of Department of the Air Force space systems and programs to advance integration and promote unity of effort with other national security, civil, and commercial space capabilities; guides efficient Department of Defense investments; and drives delivery of combat-ready space capabilities to the Joint Force at the speed of relevance.
Vision: Trusted focal point for strategic-level integration, synchronization, and acquisition of space-relevant solutions in agile support of enduring strategic advantage for the US and its allies.