GPS 3 satellite. Credit: Lockheed Martin
Lt. Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, the military deputy to the assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition, speaking April 15 at a breakfast at the 31st Space Symposium. Credit: Tom Kimmell
Raytheon's work on a new ground control system for GPS 3 satellites has been delayed by several years and faces additional scrutiny from the Pentagon. | Credit: Raytheon
Frank Kendall, the U.S. undersecretary of defense for acquisitions, technology and logistics, addressing the Washington Space Business Roundtable Feb. 23, 2016. Credit: SpaceNews/Mike Moser
The U.S. Air Force awarded Raytheon a $886 million contract in 2010 to develop the next-generation GPS ground system, or GPS OXC. Credit: Raytheon graphic