Inside the Air Force - January 12, 2018

USAF looks to alleviate GPS III simulator demand as production picks up

January 11, 2018 |
Courtney Albon
As momentum picks up on efforts to modernize the GPS enterprise, the Air Force and Lockheed Martin are working to mitigate demand for a key testing resource. The GPS III satellite program, built by Lockheed, is picking up its production cadence as the Raytheon-developed next-generation Operational Control Segment (OCX) moves through some of its most critical phases. At the same time, Lockheed is on contract with the Air Force to develop two interim capabilities to support early GPS III operations...

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