Tag Archives: GPS III

Lockheed VP Johnathon Caldwell Talks On-Orbit Performance of First GPS III Satellite

Johnathon Caldwell, vice president of navigation systems at Lockheed Martin, told GPS World in an interview published Monday about the on-orbit performance of the first GPS III satellite the company built for the U.S. Air Force. “On Jan. 8 we began broadcasting navigation data across all signal chains, and the satellite has been in checkout mode since then,” Caldwell said of GPS III SV01, which launched in December.

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Raytheon to Begin GPS OCX Monitor Station Receiver Installation in August; Dave Wajsgras Quoted

Raytheon will begin installing worldwide the GPS Next-Generation Operational Control System’s monitor station receivers in August. “The modernized receivers give GPS OCX the ability to receive and decrypt all GPS III military and civil signals, a critical capability the current system doesn't have," Dave Wajsgras, president of Raytheon’s intelligence, information and services segment, said in a statement published Monday.

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