TAG: Resilient PNT Foundation

GPS accuracy not ‘nearly perfect’

July 10, 2017By

When someone utters the words “I’m nearly perfect,” get on your toes. Such self-appraisal usually masks something. It could be insecurity, denial, ignorance or simply fear. At the very least, some level of illusion, if not delusion, is involved. With that precept in mind, let’s examine a June 16 press release from the U.S. Air Force, under the headline “New... read more

Double trouble: GNSS over-reliance and its costs

June 28, 2017By

This month’s column deals with two troublesome topics: the U.S. government’s over-reliance on GPS, and the potential costs of GPS disruption toward which such a policy may be leading us. First things first. When someone utters the words “I’m nearly perfect,” get on your toes. Such self-appraisal usually masks something. It could be insecurity, denial, ignorance or simply fear. At... read more