GAO: Next-Gen OPIR 2025 launch likely delayed

By Apurva Minchekar / June 8, 2023 at 11:12 AM
The payload deliveries of the new missile warning satellite will likely be delayed, pushing back the initial launch of the satellite scheduled in 2025, the Government Accountability Office reported today. The Space Force’s Next Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared Block 0- Geosynchronous Earth Orbit Satellites program is experiencing challenges that could hinder it from meeting its scheduled target, according to GAO. GAO said that each developer- Raytheon Technologies and a team of Northrop Grumman and Ball Aerospace is working to resolve...

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