TAG: GPS III

The second GPS III satellite is encapsulated before launch. (Photo: Lockheed Martin)

U.S. Space Force accepts control of GPS III SV02 amidst global pandemic

April 1, 2020

A ULA Delta IV rocket carrying GPS III SV02 lifts off from Space Launch Complex-37 on Aug. 22. (Photo: ULA)

Contingency Ops, GPS III SV02 receive Operational Acceptance from USSF

March 30, 2020

GPS IIIF’s M-Code can be broadcast from a high-gain directional antenna in a concentrated, high-powered spot beam, in addition to a wide-angle, full-Earth antenna. (Artist rendering: Lockheed Martin)

Final steps underway to operationalize new GPS M-code signal

March 30, 2020

Image: USAF

GPS III SV02 satellite control authority transferred to 2 SOPS

March 24, 2020

Lockheed Martin shipped the U.S. Space Force’s third GPS III satellite to Cape Canaveral, Florida, ahead of its expected April launch. (Photo: Lockheed Martin)

Third GPS III arrives at Cape Canaveral for April launch

February 10, 2020

Staff Sgt. Reag Wood of 1st Combined Arms Battalion, 5th Brigade, 1st Armored Division, illustrates how he uses an iphone to obtain a visual image of a mock with insurgent activity during a field training exercise at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. (U.S. Army/Lt. Col. Deanna Bague)

Booz Allen awarded $178M GPS modernization contract

February 6, 2020

The new signal (L1C, marked with blue) is 3-5 dBHz stronger and more robust than the legacy L1 C/A signal (marked with orange). (Image: Octavian Andrei)

4th GPS civilian signal goes live

January 21, 2020

Photo: USGS

Editorial Advisory Board Q&A: High-precision surveying and GPS III

January 15, 2020