The US GPS3 series of satellites from the 9 with the anti-jamming capability
China National Defense Science and Technology Information Network reported that a senior U.S. military said the new upgrade strategy of the Air Force on next-generation GPS satellite navigation constellation may be from nine GPS satellites from the integrated anti-jamming capability to the series of satellites .
Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center director Lars Luowei Luo (Douglas Loverro) said on GPS 3 upgrade is not yet conclusive, is awaiting the approval of the Office of the Secretary of Defense.
Air Force in 2011 to make the decision of the Abolition of the GPS program batch upgrade strategy, the Office of the Secretary of Defense recently completed analysis of a GPS 3 options. In accordance with the original plan, the original owner contractor Lockheed Martin to build capacity of 32 in the follow-up within the three block must improve GPS satellite.
responsible for procurement project director of the Air Force Assistant Office of Aerospace, John Haydn, John Hyten said the options for the final report is nearing completion, the report will be communicated to the GPS when and which upgrade.
introduced to the system before the upgrade, the Air Force wants the stability of the GPS product line. Lockheed Martin Space Systems Division is in accordance with the contract to build the first four GPS 3 satellite’s first GPS 3 satellite will launch in 2014. (China Aerospace Science and Engineering Research Institute Hou Dan Chen Fei)