Upgrade Road Map For GPS Builds On New Capabilities

future GPS IIIF space vehicle model
Future GPS IIIF space vehicles based on the LM2100 Combat Bus will also be offered, with the ASPIN docking port depicted on the lower right face of this model displayed at the recent Space Symposium.
Credit: Guy Norris/AW&ST
Amid growing U.S. defense concerns over Chinese and Russian GPS jamming capabilities, parts for the first batch of Lockheed Martin’s advanced jam-resistant GPS IIIF Follow-On space vehicles are arriving at the company’s facility in Littleton, Colorado, paving the way for the start of assembly of the...
Guy Norris

Guy is a Senior Editor for Aviation Week, covering technology and propulsion. He is based in Colorado Springs.

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