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Monday, June 26th, 2017

GPS III in Full Production: Second Lockheed Martin Satellite Assembled, Ready to Begin Environmental Testing

DENVER, June 26, 2017 – In a specialized cleanroom designed to streamline satellite production, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is in full production building GPS III – the world’s most powerful GPS satellites. The company’s second GPS III...

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

Lockheed Martin Powers on Second GPS III Satellite in Production

The Lockheed Martin team developing the U.S. Air Force’s next generation Global Positioning System (GPS) recently turned on power to the bus and network communications equipment payload of the program’s second satellite designated GPS III...

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Lockheed Martin GPS III Satellite Prototype Communicate Successfully with GPS Satellite Constellation

The Lockheed Martin prototype of the next-generation Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite, the GPS III, recently proved it was backward-compatible with the existing GPS satellite constellation in orbit.

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

Lockheed Marting GPS III Satellite Prototype Successfully Integrated with Raytheon OCX Ground Control Segment

The prototype for Lockheed Martin ’s next generation GPS III satellite reached a major milestone on August 30 when it successfully established remote connectivity and communicated with the GPS Next Generation Operational Control System (OCX), being...

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

Lockheed Martin Team Completes Delta Preliminary Design for Next GPS II Satellite Capabilities

Lockheed Martin has successfully completed a Delta Preliminary Design Review (dPDR) for the next Global Positioning System (GPS) III satellite vehicles planned under the U.S. Air Force's GPS III program. The GPS III program will...

Saturday, March 2nd, 2013

Lockheed Martin Powers on the First GPS III Satellite

The Lockheed Martin team developing the U.S. Air Force’s next generation Global Positioning System III  satellites has turned on power to the system module of the program’s first spacecraft, designated GPS III Space Vehicle One...

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

GPS III Explained: Everything you need to know about the next generation of GPS

The GPS system we know today reached its operational goals in mid-1995. In technology terms, that’s kind of just one step up from MS-DOS. But the U.S. government is well underway on a $5.5 billion project to...

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

Lockheed Martin Powers On the GPS III Pathfinder

The Lockheed Martin team developing the U.S. Air Force's next generation Global Positioning System has turned on initial power to the program's pathfinder spacecraft, known as the GPS III Non...

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

Lockheed Martin GPS III Team Completes Key Flight Software Milestone

The Lockheed Martin-led team developing the U.S. Air Force’s next generation Global Position System, known as GPS III, has successfully completed the program’s first major flight software integration milestone at the company’s software integration laboratory in Newtown,...

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

Lockheed Martin-Built GPS Satellite Exceeds 10 Years on-Orbit

The seventh Global Positioning System Block IIR (GPS IIR-7/SVN-54) satellite, designed and built by Lockheed Martin, has reached 10 years of successful on-orbit operations, and continues to deliver critical position, navigation and timing (PNT) signals to nearly...