TAG: Harris Corporation

UAV testing facility selects Harris for BVLOS support

May 11, 2017By

Grand Sky Airfield Operations, a 217-acre UAS test facility in North Dakota, has selected Harris Corporation to provide an advanced solution to support beyond-visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS) unmanned aerial systems (UAS) flight operations, reducing the need for chase planes to provide constant visual surveillance during flight. Grand Sky tenants will have the ability to conduct BVLOS UAS flights, enabling commercial and government... read more

Harris displays RangeVue UAS detect-and-avoid system at Xponential 2017

May 10, 2017By

Harris Corporation’s James Cieplak discusses the company’s RangeVue UAS detect-and-avoid system and how it works at AUVSI’s Xponential 2017 in Dallas. read more

The System: First OCX receiver delivered to Air Force

November 3, 2016By

Harris Corporation delivered the first of 34 modernized receivers to support the GPS Next-Generation Operational Control System (OCX). They will receive the signals sent by the current GPS satellite constellation plus the new signals sent by the next generation GPS III — 13 military and civilian signals in all. The receiver was shipped to the prime contractor, Raytheon Company, in... read more

Considering GPS III in light of a PNT wager

August 10, 2016By

It was not a big wager as wagers go, but the underlying premise spoke volumes. It all began innocently enough in 2005 when the first test, or proof of concept, Galileo satellite known as GIOVE-A was launched. Who won the wager, and what can that tell us about GPS III? read more

Lochbridge unveils connected-car innovations at TU-Automotive show

June 8, 2016By

Lochbridge, a provider of automotive connectivity services and solutions, is presenting and exhibiting at TU-Automotive Detroit 2016, held June 8-9 in Novi, Michigan. Through the company’s keynote presentation, newly released maturity model and suite of connected solutions, Lochbridge will demonstrate how OEMs need connectivity to create a competitive edge. Lochbridge’s keynote presentation, “Are Your Connected Cars Ahead of the Curve?,” will... read more

GPS III navigation payload to be all digital

February 2, 2016By

Harris Corporation will offer an all-digital navigation payload for GPS III Space Vehicles (SV) 11 and beyond. According to Harris, the fully digital navigation payload will provide enhanced performance and enable on-orbit reprogramming. The all-digital payload expands on the advanced features of the current 70-percent digital payload that Harris provides for Lockheed Martin’s GPS III SV 1-8 satellites. The features provide greater... read more

Sentry Stands on Jammer Alert

July 31, 2015By

By Jeffrey Coffed and Joseph Rolli, Harris The first and best step to combat the growing worldwide problem of GPS jamming is to pursue technologies that can detect and locate the jammers. Signal Sentry 1000 uses arrayed sensors to do just that: look out for jamming and track down its source once sensed. An array of sensors can be deployed... read more

Harris, exactEarth Form Alliance for Global Maritime Tracking

June 8, 2015By

exactEarth Ltd. and Harris Corporation have formed an alliance to provide a new level of Satellite Automatic Identification System (AIS) data service that will deliver real-time global coverage for maritime vessel tracking. The new service will leverage the persistent global coverage and real-time connectivity of the Iridium NEXT constellation through the implementation of 58 hosted payloads covering the Maritime VHF... read more