The U.S. Air Force used Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) GPS Next-Generation Operational Control System, known as GPS OCX, to support the launch of its second GPS III satellite into space. The ground system will now spend 10 days maneuvering the satellite into its final orbit, demonstrating GPS OCX's... Read the full story
The U.S. Air Force's second next-generation GPS III satellite, built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), is responding to commands, under control and now using its own internal propulsion system to get to orbit following its successful launch this morning.
At about 11:01 a.m. ET, Air Force and... Read the full story
The U.S. Air Force today launched its second GPS III satellite, the most powerful Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite ever built. BAE Systems' RAD750™ Single Board Computer (SBC), part of Harris Corporation's navigation payload for GPS III prime contractor Lockheed Martin, will provide... Read the full story
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) provided the rocket boosters for today’s successful launch and deployment of the U.S. Air Force’s second Global Positioning System III-series satellite (GPS III SV02) on a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Medium-Plus (M+) configuration rocket from Cape... Read the full story