Tag Archives: OCX

USAF Completes Factory Mission Readiness Test on Lockheed-Built GPS III Satellite, Raytheon’s OCX

The U.S. Air Force has wrapped up a factory mission readiness test on the first Lockheed Martin-built GPS III satellite along with the launch-and-checkout system of a Raytheon-developed ground control platform. Lockheed said Tuesday the GPS III SV01 satellite received and processed commands from the Next Generation Operational Control System’s LCS …

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Air Force, Raytheon to Continue GPS Operational Control System Modernization Work

The U.S. Air Force can continue its program to develop a new ground-based command system for the military branch’s GPS satellite constellation after Defense Department acquisition chief Frank Kendall certified the project to Congress, DoD News reported Friday. Karen Parrish writes Raytheon, the prime contractor on the $5.46 billion GPS Advanced Control Segment, works with DoD …

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Lockheed, Raytheon Assess GPS III Operational Readiness; Matthew Gilligan, Mark Stewart Comment

Lockheed Martin and Raytheon have jointly tested the command and control features of the U.S. Air Force‘s GPS III satellite during a fourth launch readiness exercise. The companies demonstrated automatic data transfer between the Lockheed-built satellite and a Raytheon-made operational control system, Raytheon said Wednesday. The evaluation also sought to …

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Raytheon, Lockheed Complete GPS Integration Phase; Ray Kolibaba Comments

Raytheon Co. and Lockheed Martin Corp. exchanged satellite commands and data under an integration program, the companies announced Monday. The companies said they exchanged the commands and telemetry information between Raytheon’s GPS Next Generation Operational Control System and Lockheed Martin’s Global Positioning System III satellite system. The OCX development site is …

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