The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a space based positioning, navigation and timing distribution system, which operates through weather and electromagnetic environments (jamming, spoofing, etc.). This project funds the research and development foThe Global Positioning System (GPS) is a space based positioning, navigation and timing distribution system, which operates through weather and electromagnetic environments (jamming, spoofing, etc.). This project funds the research and development for the GPS Next Generation Operational Control System (OCX). This includes, but is not limited to, advanced concept development, systems engineering and analysis, modernized control segment development, training simulators, integrated logistics support products, and developmental test resources. The OCX acquisition was established to accomplish the following three objectives: 1) provide command and control of legacy and GPS III satellites, 2) incorporate situational awareness to support Navigation warfare and signal monitoring, and 3) enable mission capability upgrades to support warfighter effects-based approach to operations. OCX funds will support efforts such as engineering studies and analyses, architectural engineering studies, trade studies, technology needs forecasting, systems engineering, system development, test and evaluation efforts and mission operations in support of upgrades and product improvements for military and civil applications necessary to support efforts to protect U.S. military and allies'' use of GPS. Additionally, funds will ensure efforts to meet current and future Joint Requirements Oversight Council approved required capabilities. Funds will support technology development and systems development efforts.Stakeholders: Department of Defense, Department of Transportation, Department of State, Department of the Interior, Department of Agriculture, Department of Commerce, Department of Homeland Security, Joint Chiefs of Staff, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, International Partners. More..
FY2015 (CY) Spending
Time frame of Investment
2009 - 2028
No change in status
This program recently completed restructuring. It is rated high risk due to costs and schedule delays as well a concerns performance issues. The reThis program recently completed restructuring. It is rated high risk due to costs and schedule delays as well a concerns performance issues. The restructuring efforts has not been in place long enought to confirm it has successfully turned around the program. Program risks are being monitored very closely by AF. GPS OCX formally changed its acronym to OCX last year. More..
Number of Projects
|Project Name||Project Life Cycle Costs||Cost Variance||Schedule Variance||Project Status|
|Global Positioning System (GPS) Next Generation Operational Control Segment (OCX)||$4.7 B||In-Progress|
|Metric Description||Frequency||Unit of Measure||FY2015 Target||Most Recent Actual||Metric Status|| Updated Date of Most
Recent Actual *
|Cross Domain Solution Performance: Latency.Cross Domain Solution Performance: Latency.||Annual||millisecondsmilliseconds||500||--||--|
|End-to-end performance: L-Band Processing.End-to-end performance: L-Band Processing.||Annual||SecondsSeconds||16||--||--|
|Master Control Station Operational Availability.Master Control Station Operational Availability.||Annual||ProbabilityProbability||0.994||--||--|
|Zero Age of Data User Range Error.Zero Age of Data User Range Error.||Annual||MetersMeters||0.3||--||--|
|24 Hour Age of Data User Range Error.24 Hour Age of Data User Range Error.||Annual||MetersMeters||1.5||--||--|
|Computer Utilization: Average server CPU utilizatiComputer Utilization: Average server CPU utilization. More..||Monthly||PercentPercent||50||--||--|
|General InformationGeneral Information||http://www.gps.gov/|
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|Does the investment have any activities with a planned duration greater than a year?:||Yes|
|Planned duration of the longest activity (days):||3170|
|Average planned duration of in-progress and future activities (days):||365|
|Planned cost of one activity is greater than 25% of total planned cost of all activities?:||Yes|
|Number of contracts applying modular development principles:||0|
All activity calculations assess only activities with no related child activities.