TAG: M-code

Rockwell, GPS Source Demonstrate M-Code GPS Receiver in DAGR Distributed Device

August 31, 2015By
The Rockwell Collins GB-GRAM-M (pictured here) is the product of one of the MUE card development contracts, awarded by the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center. The program is developing the next generation of GPS user equipment to include a new military signal and enhanced security architecture

GPS Source and Rockwell Collins have successfully demonstrated the ability of the Military-Code Ground-Based GPS Receiver Application Module (GB-GRAM-M) receiver card to fit within the Defense Advanced GPS Receiver (DAGR) Distributed Device (D3). GPS Source and Rockwell Collins are the first to provide this capability for the M-code signal, which is one of the key elements in the modernization of... read more

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L2C and Next-Generation Smart PNT Receivers

August 12, 2015By
SVN49 in space  (artist’s rendering).  The signal anomaly from SVN 49 alerted researchers to new possibilities in analysis and monitoring.

Are you using a legacy-model PNT (position, navigation and timing) receiver or a smart PNT receiver, and why does it matter? Don’t have a clue? Read on! Hint — L2C and CNAV (civilian navigation message format) are the major reason it matters. Yes, it’s all because of L2C, the controversial GPS civilian signal that seems to always be in the news and just... read more

L-3 Communications Awarded $8.5M MGUE Contract Modification

January 15, 2015By

L-3 Communications has been awarded an $8.5 million modification to the Military GPS User Equipment (MGUE) contract to accelerate the MGUE program. The goal is to speed delivery of upgraded, more powerful GPS receivers to warfighters. L-3 Communications has been providing hardware for the Air Force in related contracts since 2012 for the GPS user equipment program, reports Defense Systems. The next phase of L-3’s... read more

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2C or not 2C: An Important Signal Question

January 9, 2013By

With apologies to the Bard of Avon, as I paraphrase his prose, 2C or not 2C — that is the question for millions of GPS users and has been for several years. Indeed, over the past seven years hardly a week has gone by without an email or inquiry about the status of the GPS L2C signal. The name “L2C”... read more

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L-3 Announces First-Ever Successful Gun Firing of Next-Generation M-Code GPS Receiver

June 14, 2012By

L-3 Communications announced that its Interstate Electronics Corporation (L-3 IEC) business successfully completed multiple test firings of its next-generation Military Code (M-Code) GPS receiver technology. The milestone represents a significant breakthrough in GPS receiver modernization and validates the unit’s survivability and performance in extreme, guided munitions environments, according to the company. read more

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JNC Live Coverage: SAASM and M-Code Receiver Test

June 13, 2012By

Live Coverage from the Joint Navigation Conference: new SAASM Receiver from NovAtel, L-3; First-Ever M-Code Receiver Gun Firing read more

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