Lockheed: GPS Satellite Program Still On Schedule


Lockheed Martin Corp, the company contracted to build new GPS navigational satellites, recently assured the US Air Force Space Command office that everything was “on schedule, on target” according to the department’s head. Air Force General William Shelton also dispelled rumors that the program’s cost had risen 18 percent, as initially laid out in a recent congressional report. Shelton said of the GPS III satellite program, “There is no question in my mind that the program is going extremely well.” He says the budget is “not even close” to a level that would force the Pentagon to notify Congress dictatedRead More