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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

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Simulating Inertial/GNSS Hybrid: SINERGHYS Test Bench for Military and Avionics Receivers

May 1, 2012 - By

A new hardware assessment tool automates testing and mission replay, managing military GPS receiver input and output data, with an operational implementation and with a better control of initialization conditions, especially direct P(Y) acquisition. The test bench drives a GPS/Galileo simulator, a digital jammer, and software programs for visibility computation based on terrain modeling, and for multipath generation on 3D renderings. read more