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All Systems Go for Lockheed’s First GPS III Satellite


All Systems Go for Lockheed’s First GPS III Satellite Lockheed Martin deployed its first GPS II satellite recently, and now confirms the unit is communicating effectively with ground-control operators. "This is the Air Force's first GPS III, so we are excited to begin on-orbit test and demonstrate its capabilities," according to Lockheed’s Johnathon Caldwell, v.p. for Navigation Systems. "By this time next year, we expect to also have a second GPS III on orbit and users should be receiving signals from this first satellite."   More



(Source: American Machinist - Jan 3)

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