Post Tagged with: "GPS"

New GPS system could transform virtual reality and mobile devices

New GPS system could transform virtual reality and mobile devices

Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a centimeter-accurate GPS-based positioning system that could revolutionize geolocation on virtual reality headsets, cellphones and other technologies, making global positioning and orientation far more […]


China, Russia strengthen satellite navigation cooperation

GLONASS Satellite

China and Russia strengthened cooperation in satellite navigation by holding the first meeting of the China-Russia Cooperation Program Committee on Satellite Navigation on Tuesday. The meeting reviewed the two countries’ collaboration in this area so far, set up several working […]


PLA drill applies China’s own GPS

China Military

The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) finished a two-day drill on Friday, testing application of China’s independently developed global satellite navigation system in combat in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. The military used the Beidou Navigation Satellite System for precise positioning and […]


F-16 Evolves to Meet Changing Requirements

F-16 Evolves to Meet Changing Requirements

Over the course of its distinguished history, the F-16 has become the workhorse of the fighter fleet for 28 customers, demonstrating its versatility time and time again in numerous conflicts around the world. Since the first flight of the F-16 […]


China, Russia to cooperate in satellite navigation

China, Russia to cooperate in satellite navigation

China and Russia have signed a memorandum of understanding agreeing to cooperate in developing navigation satellite systems. The document was signed on Monday by the China Satellite Navigation Office and Russian Federal Space Agency on the sidelines of the on-going […]


Raytheon Conducts First Live Fire Test of Excalibur S

Raytheon Conducts First Live Fire Test of Excalibur S

In a company-funded R&D initiative, Raytheon Company successfully fired the dual-mode GPS- and laser-guided Excalibur S for the first time. Although the Excalibur S was initialized with a GPS target location, it scored a direct hit on a different, or […]


Moscow to suspend American GPS sites on Russian territory from June

Russia is going to suspend the operation of all American GPS sites on its territory, starting from June 1, said Russia’s deputy PM, Dmitry Rogozin, who is in charge of space and defense industries. “Starting June 1, we will halt […]


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 […]


 
Ratio of armour to infantry http://t.co/dYdTruAJyE #forum #military2 days ago