Sending a Signal

Troops in Afghanistan should expect to see immediate improvements in Global Positioning System signal coverage beginning with the first satellite shift even though the entire realignment plan could take about two years, says Gen. Robert Kehler, head of Air Force Space Command. “To get the absolute maximum improvement will take us up to two years … but the warfighters will see an improvement beginning now,” said Kehler to reporters Feb. 18 at AFA’s Air Warfare Symposium in Orlando. AFSPC and US Strategic Command announced this plan, now dubbed “24 plus 3,” in January. Continue