USAF Warns About Potential Next-Gen OPIR Delay The U.S. Air Force continues to defend its accelerated acquisition strategy for the Next-Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared (OPIR) missile-warning satellite, warning that if it is unable to tap into rapid prototyping authority, the system’s delivery may be delayed.  The service needs the satellite to be delivered by 2025, Maj. Gen. Nina Armagno, space programs director at the Pentagon, says.  “Lockheed Martin has ...


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