27 March 2020

Fear of missing out?


WASHINGTON—The Space Force will pay $378 million to replace the computer hardware in Raytheon’s troubled Operational Control System after the original provider was sold to a Chinese company. The program, called OCX, was initially going to use hardware from the IBM x86 product line in the building of next-generation GPS ground stations, the Space and Missile System Center said in a Friday news release. However, that product line is being sold to Chinese-owned Lenovo in August 2022 — a purchase [...]