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AeroVironment Gets $13M UAV Order from U.S. Marine Corps Posted on 25 Nov 2015 in the Latest News & UAV/UGV categories.

AeroVironment has received an order valued at $13 million for RQ-20A Puma AE small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and initial spares packages for the United States Marine Corps. The Marine Corps... Read more»

FAA’s Drone Task Force Issues Registration Recommendations Posted on 25 Nov 2015 in the Latest News & UAV/UGV categories.

A proposed national drone registration system should be based on the pilot, not the craft, recommends an FAA task force. It should also be free, electronic and immediate, and not apply... Read more»

Jackson Labs provides GNSS PNT replacement module for legacy receivers Posted on 23 Nov 2015 in the Latest News & OEM categories.

Jackson Labs Technologies Inc. has made available the M12M Replacement Receiver GNSS module that is form-fit-function compatible to the legacy Motorola M12M and M12+ timing and navigation receivers. It uses an eighth-generation GNSS timing-enabled... Read more»

SkyTracker Launched to Thwart Drone Threats in Protected Airspace Posted on 23 Nov 2015 in the Defense & Latest News & UAV/UGV categories.

CACI International has released SkyTracker, a precision system to protect high-value assets and support public safety against the escalating threat posed by the inadvertent or unlawful misuse of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).... Read more»

Verhoef named Galileo director by ESA Council Posted on 23 Nov 2015 in the GNSS & Latest News categories.

The European Space Agency (ESA) has named Paul Verhoef its new Director of Galileo Programme and Navigation-Related Activities. Verhoef, former coordinator for Galileo activities with the European Commission, was named... Read more»

Innovation: Enhanced Loran Posted on 23 Nov 2015 in the Featured Stories & GNSS categories.

A Wide-Area Multi-Application PNT Resiliency Solution
Enhanced Loran could furnish the wide-area complementary solution to GPS that is urgently needed for critical infrastructure components. This article highlights the state of current eLoran technology and discusses future potential. Read more»

Adjusting RTK base station coordinates with the JAVAD TRIUMPH-LS Posted on 23 Nov 2015 in the Survey categories.

By Matt Johnson When a GNSS RTK base station is started by assuming an autonomous position, it is necessary and good practice to later adjust and correct the coordinates with... Read more»

Using Reverse-Shift in J-Field Posted on 23 Nov 2015 in the Survey categories.

By Matt Sibole One of the newest developments in J-Field, JAVAD GNSS’s onboard data collection software, is the Reverse-Shift. This feature will allow you to mount a base on a magnetic... Read more»