The ULA launched the rocket successfully from the
The rocket was slated for launch on Thursday, 15th May. However, because of poor weather conditions the launch was delayed to Friday.
Both the military as well as civilians will benefit from the navigation GPS satellite.
The IIF satellites will provide enhanced military signals, which will have improved accuracy and will also be less susceptible to signal jamming. As compared to previous generation of satellites, the satellite also has enhanced life expectancy.
The present launch of the GPS IIF satellite was the fifth successful launch this year and also the 82nd effective launch since ULA was formed in
ULA vice president, Atlas and Delta Programs,
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