OCX schedule slips again; delivery not expected until summer 2023

By Michael Marrow / December 21, 2022 at 3:09 PM
Delivery of the Space Force's long-troubled Next Generation Operational Control System, the modernized ground segment for Global Positioning System satellites, has been delayed again to summer 2023, the service’s acquisition office said in a statement to Inside Defense . The schedule slip marks another setback for the system, called OCX, that was supposed to reach initial operational capability (IOC) in April 2023. The delay also risks postponing the launch of GPS III Follow-on satellites. “Current assessments project the OCX System...

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