SMC projects $378M GPS OCX hardware change will add 10 months to delivery schedule

By Courtney Albon / March 30, 2020 at 10:35 AM
The Space and Missile Systems Center on Friday revealed it has directed Raytheon, the prime contractor for the GPS Operational Control Segment, to replace the system's computer hardware -- a move that will add another 10 months to the program's schedule and cost the government an additional $378 million. SMC spokeswoman Lt. Col. Elizabeth Aptekar confirmed to Inside Defense the hardware change will move the projected government acceptance date from June 2021 to April 2022, adding that the Space...

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