OCX program discloses another major delay in wake of key supplier selling production line to Chinese firm

By Jason Sherman / May 24, 2021 at 5:46 PM
The Pentagon is formally delaying by seven months the final acquisition milestone for the GPS Next Generation Operational Control Segment, a move that consumes a majority of the $6.2 billion program's remaining schedule margin as part of the continuing fallout from a key OCX supplier spinning off a business to a Chinese-owned company. The Air Force is shifting the estimated date for the program's two deliverables -- Block 1 and Block 2 -- from April 2022 to November 2022, a...

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