Victory By Any Means have posted an update on the status of version 2 of their VBAM space combat campaign system.
From their website:
The last month has been spent continuing the process of combing through the current VBAM 2E draft and seeing what final changes need to be made to the rules, either for game balance or completeness reasons or because of space concerns. After doing some judicious cutting we are currently sitting at around 160-170 pages without the CSCR/CGCR, scenarios, or complete introductory chapters in place. Final page count for the 2E Campaign Guide is likely to be around 200 pages, or about 80 pages longer than the original Campaign Guide.
The following is an overview of some of the changes made to the rules in the past few weeks: