GAO recommends more transparency on Next-Gen OPIR schedule risks 

By Courtney Albon / September 22, 2021 at 5:24 PM
A new report from the Government Accountability Office once again sheds doubt on the Space Force’s schedule for the Next-Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared program -- despite insistence from the service that its schedule remains on track to begin launching the satellites in fiscal year 2025. The report, released today , reiterates a message the agency has been transmitting for several years, saying the service’s plans are overly optimistic and its schedule targets “unlikely.” In a June report, GAO predicted a...

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