Space Force sees another schedule slip for OCX delivery, risking GPS IIIF delay

By Michael Marrow / September 27, 2022 at 1:52 PM
Delivery of the Space Force's troubled Next Generation Operational Control System has been pushed from next month to December, according to a statement from the service's acquisition office, potentially shaving off the program's remaining schedule margin as officials work to meet an April 2023 deadline for initial operational capability. OCX will replace the legacy Global Positioning System ground control apparatus as the Space Force plans the launch of a new series of GPS satellites. The software-heavy system, developed by Raytheon,...

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