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Massive GPS Jamming Attack by North Korea

May 8, 2012 - By

Large coordinated cyber attacks from North Korea near its border with South Korea produced electronic jamming signals that affected GPS navigation for passenger aircraft, ships, and in-car navigation for roughly a week in late April and early May. To date, no accidents, casualties, or fatalities have been attributed to jammed navigation signals aboard 337 commercial flights in and out of South... read more

Simulator Buyers Guide

May 1, 2012 - By

  In GPS World’s first-ever Simulator Buyers Guide, we feature simulator tools, devices, and software from eight prominent companies. Download the PDF. read more

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Innovation: Simulating GPS Signals

May 1, 2012 - By

It Doesn't Have to Be Expensive
GNSS signal simulators can be expensive and beyond the limited budgets of many researchers. In this month’s column, we look at one company’s approach to providing GNSS signal simulation at a low cost — one that virtually any researcher can afford.GNSS signal simulators can be expensive and beyond the limited budgets of many researchers. In this month’s column, we look at one company’s approach to providing GNSS signal simulation at a low cost — one that virtually any researcher can afford. read more

Out in Front: That’s Denial

May 1, 2012 - By

‘We have virtually no defense against the cyberattacks that are targeting us now, and will be in the future.” Richard Clarke served three U.S. presidents as counterterrorism czar. He wrote a fascinating — and terrorizing — article in the April issue of Smithsonian magazine, from which comes that quote. I posted it on my LinkedIn page and asked for input for this editorial. read more

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The System: GPS III Endures Bad Press, IIAs an OCX Concern

May 1, 2012 - By

GPS III Endures Bad Press, IIAs an OCX Concern Reports in daily news media such as the Washington Post and Denver Post that “Lockheed Martin will lose its entire fee of about $70 million to defray an 18 percent cost overrun” on GPS III satellites misconstrue the facts. Don Jewell, contributing editor for GPS World, said after informal talks with... read more

The Business — May 2012

May 1, 2012 - By

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Expert Advice: What You Need to Know about Testing

May 1, 2012 - By

Five experts share what original equipment manufacturers need to know about testing their GNSS devices during product development. read more