GPS is getting an $8 billion upgrade
GPS is getting $8-billion upgrade - latimes.com

scientists and engineers including those at a sprawling satellite-making factory in El Segundo are developing an $8-billion GPS upgrade that will make the system more reliable, more widespread and much more accurate.
The new system is designed to pinpoint someone's location within an arm's length, compared with a margin of error of 20 feet or more today. With that kind of precision, a GPS-enabled mobile phone could guide you right to the front steps of Starbucks, rather than somewhere on the block.
The 24 satellites that make up the GPS constellation many of them built at the former Rockwell plant in Seal Beach will be replaced one by one. The first replacement was scheduled to be launched from Cape Canaveral this weekend. The overhaul will take a decade......
The inaugural GPS IIF satellite is finally in orbit.

Spaceflight Now | Delta Launch Report | First-of-its-kind satellite for GPS launched into space

We will need to wait awhile during its checkout before we can all use it.

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