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Northrop Awarded US Military Contract For Navigation Systems

Northrop Awarded US Military Contract For Navigation Systems

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Air Force for purchase and sustainment of its embedded global positioning/inertial navigation systems (EGI). Under an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract with a potential value of up to $200 […]


Galileo achieves its first airborne tracking

Galileo achieves its first airborne tracking

ESA’s Galileo satellites have achieved their very first aerial fix of longitude, latitude and altitude, enabling the inflight tracking of a test aircraft. ESA’s four Galileo satellites in orbit have supported months of positioning tests on the ground across Europe […]


Raytheon completes critical design review for GPS OCX software

Raytheon completes critical design review for GPS OCX software

Raytheon has completed software Iteration 1.5 Critical Design Review (iCDR) for the Global Positioning System (GPS) Next Generation Operational Control System (OCX). The Iteration 1.5 software development provides the mission-critical Launch and Checkout System (LCS) software to support the first […]


Lockheed Martin Delivers 100th Targeting System for F-35

Lockheed Martin Delivers 100th Targeting System for F-35

Lockheed Martin recently delivered the 100thElectro-Optical Targeting System (EOTS) for the F-35 Lightning II. EOTS provides affordable, high performance multifunction targeting to the F-35′s full spectrum of military operations. EOTS is the first sensor that combines forward-looking infrared and infrared […]


Raytheon Unveils Excalibur with Dual-Mode Guidance

Raytheon Unveils Excalibur with Dual-Mode Guidance

Raytheon Company has initiated an internally funded program to enhance its combat-proven 155mm Excalibur GPS-guided projectile with a new guidance and navigation unit (GNU) with a semi-active laser (SAL) end-game targeting capability. Addition of the SAL seeker will allow the […]


US DoD Anti-Access/Area Denial Challenges Are A Funding Priority

US DoD Anti-Access/Area Denial Challenges Are A Funding Priority

Anti-access/area denial (AA/AD) challenges require continued technology investment. Potential adversaries are expected to exploit the current U.S. dependence on satellites, unmanned vehicles, computer systems, and the global positioning system. Frost & Sullivan research finds that the AA/AD programs are budgeted […]


US army seeks new technology to replace GPS

US army seeks new technology to replace GPS

The US army is working to limit its dependence on GPS by developing the next generation of navigation technology, including a tiny autonomous chip, the director of the Pentagon’s research agency said Wednesday. DARPA, the research group behind a range […]


Despite Smaller Budget, Air Force Seeks to Protect Satellites

Despite Smaller Budget, Air Force Seeks to Protect Satellites

Despite tremendous budget uncertainty and a shrinking bottom line, the commander of the Air Force Space Command said that he will do his best to protect all of the Air Force’s satellite constellations. Speaking with reporters at a recent meeting […]


Rockwell, DARPA Advance In Embedding GPS On Smaller UAV, Items

Rockwell, DARPA Advance In Embedding GPS On Smaller UAV, Items

Imagine having GPS navigation capability embedded on something as small as a hummingbird-size unmanned aerial vehicle. That day may be coming soon, thanks to ongoing research and successful testing completed by Rockwell Collins and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency […]


 
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