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Pentagon certifies new cost positions for GPS ground and space segment modernization efforts

November 8, 2018 at 9:48 AM
The Pentagon recertified the funding baseline for its GPS ground segment modernization effort this summer, estimating the program will cost $8.4 billion. The GPS OCX milestone B recertification, approved by acquisition chief Ellen Lord in September, was required after a series of schedule delays and cost overruns triggered a 2016 Nunn-McCurdy breach. Spokesman Maj. Will Russell confirmed to Inside Defense Oct. 31 that Lord recommended the program be funded to its revised May 2017 service cost position, which projects, in...

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