Information Assurance Driving GPS OCX Delays

By Courtney Albon / December 8, 2014 at 5:01 PM
Stringent information assurance requirements are driving delays to the next-generation Global Positioning System ground control station, according to the head of Air Force Space Command. As reported by Dec. 5, the Pentagon has ordered a review of GPS OCX to assure that the program is properly structured to avoid continued delays and potential cost overruns. Gen. John Hyten told reporters that same day that the program's information assurance requirements are prime contractor Raytheon's biggest hurdle to delivering the...

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