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Raytheon Tests Software of GPS III Ground Control Segment

Raytheon logoTYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 14, 2016 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has conducted risk reduction functional tests on the software of the ground control segment it is building for the U.S. Air Force‘s Global Positioning System III satellites, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday.

The company said Wednesday the recent tests focused on the Operational Control System software and functions such as GPS constellation management and sustainment as well as precision navigation and timing in a “cyber-hardened” environment.

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