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Space Force, Lockheed Harden GPS Sats, Ground Stations

Thursday, April 2, 2020   (0 Comments)

By Theresa Hitchens  |  April 1, 2020  |  Breaking Defense

 

The Space Force announced Saturday that it had accepted as operational Lockheed Martin's latest anti-jam upgrade to the software powering its its stop-gap operational control system for GPS III.

WASHINGTON: Space Force and prime contractor Lockheed Martin say they are hardening the GPS satellites and ground stations to improve the network’s ability to withstand jamming and hacking.

The government organization that evaluated cybersecurity on the Lockheed Martin’s upgraded stopgap satellite control system says “GPS III now is ‘one of the most secure space systems’ they have assessed,” a Lockheed Martin source said, adding that the company cannot disclose the organization involved. READ MORE...


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