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GPS System might begin to fail in 2010? June 4, 2009

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if the Worst Case Scenario® goes down, the nation’s GPS system could begin to fail sometime next year. According to a Government Accountability Office report, the Global Positioning System has been so mismanaged that when aging equipment starts to fail, there may be no new satellites to take their place. “If the Air Force does not meet its schedule goals for development of GPS IIIA satellites,” the report states, “there will be an increased likelihood that the overall GPS constellation will fall below the number of satellites required to provide the level of GPS service .

http://db.tidbits.com/article/10276

http://news.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=09/05/14/2223226

http://sidt.gpsworld.com/gpssidt/article/articleDetail.jsp?id=597841

http://www.softsailor.com/tag/gps-2010-fail

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