GPS III Contract Award Delay Also Pushes Back Program Start

By Jason Simpson / April 28, 2008 at 5:00 AM
A delay in the contract award for the first block of the GPS III constellation has caused a slip in the next-generation navigation satellite's program start, according to a service spokeswoman. Last week the Air Force announced that the contract award date was to be pushed back from April 17 to some time in May. This further delays the launch of the first satellite in the constellation, which the Government Accountability Office this month stated has already been delayed by...

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