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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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Iridium CEO Matt Desch Calls for Regulatory Approach to Address Orbital Debris

Iridium Communications CEO Matt Desch said he believes the industry needs new regulations that would mitigate failed satellites and other space debris in orbit, Space Intel Report reported Wednesday. Desch, a 2019 Wash100 winner, said those regulations should include a policy that would ground satellite and rocket developers in the event of an in-orbit failure and require them to determine the cause of the problem.

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