Re: off topic - 20 years since gps declared operational

From: jmfranke--- via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Fri, 17 Jul 2015 7:15:31 -0400
From: http://www.afspc.af.mil/news1/story.asp?id=123376652

LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE, El Segundo, Calif. -- The Global Positioning System (GPS) Directorate celebrated the 20th Anniversary of achieving Initial Operational Capability (IOC) for GPS Dec. 8, 2013. 

John


---- Kevin Fetter via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org> wrote: 
> 
> What it means, is that FOC status means that the system meets all the requirements specified in a variety of formal performance and requirements documents.
> 
> So gps could be used civilans, before then, even back in the 80's. But the service level, would be different.
> 
> Kevin
> 
> Just letting people know, about the event that's all. Don't meantiion anything else, on this off topic message, thank you. 
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