Air Force Launches 10th Boeing-Built GPS IIF Satellite

rocket launchTYSONS CORNER, VA July 17, 2015 — The U.S. Air Force launched a Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) GPS IIF satellite aboard an Atlas V rocket on Wednesday, the tenth to join the GPS constellation that provides space-based navigation, positioning, timing services for military, commercial and civilian applications, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday.

“Today’s successful launch is a testament to the outstanding teamwork of government and industry partners’ commitment to mission success, ” Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves, the Space and Missile Systems Center commander, said Wednesday.

“The GPS IIF satellites are critical for GPS constellation global service for years to come.”

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