GPS OCX delays could impact operational availability of follow-on satellites

By Courtney Albon / June 8, 2021 at 11:30 AM
A new report from the Government Accountability Office warns that delays to the Next Generation GPS Operational Control Segment could have a longer-term impact on development of a follow-on ground segment and the operational availability of future GPS IIIF satellites. The agency's annual weapon systems assessment , released today, references a May 2020 independent technical risk assessment of the GPS IIIF satellite development effort, which highlighted possible cascading effects of continued delays to GPS OCX, once labeled the Pentagon's most...

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