Air Force Seeking Contingency Capability In Case Of Continued GPS OCX Delays

By Courtney Albon / February 13, 2015 at 1:30 PM
The Space and Missile Systems Center said this week it intends to seek a contingency capability should continued delays to the next-generation Global Positioning System ground control segment push its delivery so far to the right that is not available in time to operate the first GPS III satellite. The GPS OCX contingency operation capability is a "risk mitigation" that would provide temporary positioning, navigation and timing operations for initial GPS III satellites operating in the legacy GPS II constellation,...

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