TAG: SAASM

Vulcano weapon system to fire with Rockwell Collins NavFire GPS

August 8, 2016By

Rockwell Collins is bringing its NavFire Precision Positioning Service (PPS) GPS to Leonardo-Finmeccanica’s Vulcano family for naval and artillery applications. Derived from the field-proven 12-channel NavFire Precise Positioning Service GPS receiver, Rockwell Collins’ NavStrike military GPS offers high performance GPS for tightly coupled GPS/inertial navigation system (GPS/INS) integrations. “We have customized the NavFire receivers for the particular caliber of the ammunition, and... read more

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GNSS Interference Detection and Mitigation for UAV Navigation

July 15, 2016By

Sponsored by: Loctronix Corporation Broadcast Date: Thursday, May 22, 2014 Host: Dr. Michael B. Mathews, CEO and Founder, Loctronix Corporation Speakers: Franck Boynton, Vice President and CTO, NavtechGPS; Peter F. MacDoran, Chief Scientist, Loctronix Corporation; Michael O. Davies, Senior Engineer, Loctronix Corporation Summary: The need for robust, highly-reliable, navigation information in GNSS-denied environments is fast becoming a critical issue for unmanned aerial... read more

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Mayflower awarded defense MGUE contract for GPS receiver modernization

May 16, 2016By
The Mayflower NavAssure 125a GPS receiver.

Mayflower Communications Company Inc. will develop a small security-certifiable GPS module for the United States Air Force’s Modernized GPS User Equipment (MGUE) Program. Mayflower was awarded a Phase III SGUE (Small GPS User Equipment) contract with the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory sponsored by the Space and Missile Systems Center/GPS Directorate (SMC/GPSD). Under the contract, the company will develop a small SWaP (Size,... read more

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August Product Showcase

August 10, 2015By
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Garmin’s eTrex Touch 25, 35 and 35t outdoor handhelds have an updated user interface and 2.6-inch capacitive touchscreen display. The eTrex Touch series also features activity profiles for navigation for multiple activities and an enhanced track manager to start and stop recording. read more

A WINS for Warfighters

July 30, 2015By
The current WINS form factor (left) sits beside a prototype for the future incarnation.

A new device is being developed to enable foot soldiers to find their exact location in GPS-denied situations. If satellite signals are blocked by heavy jungle canopy, or because of enemy interference, soldiers — and Headquarters — will still know where they are with the Warfighter Integrated Navigation System (WINS). read more

SPAN GNSS/INS Now Available on NovAtel’s SAASM Receivers

June 25, 2015By
NovAtel's OEM625S GNSS board.

NovAtel’s SPAN GNSS/INS technology is now available on the company’s OEM625S dual-frequency SAASM GPS plus civil RTK receiver. The addition of SPAN offers system developers with SAASM requirements the benefit of continuously available 3D positioning, velocity and attitude (roll, pitch, yaw) for their U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) applications. Authorized defense customers need access to the Precise Positioning Service (PPS) for... read more

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Rockwell to Provide Secure GPS Receivers for Harris Tactical Radios

March 18, 2015By
Rockwell Collins has signed a contract to provide its MicroGRAM GPS receivers (pictured here) for Harris Corporation’s tactical radios, bringing secure, jam-resistant GPS capability to products such as the Falcon III AN/PRC-158 and AN/PRC-117G.

Rockwell Collins has signed a contract to provide its MicroGRAM GPS receivers for Harris Corporation’s tactical radios, bringing secure, jam-resistant GPS capability to products such as the Falcon III AN/PRC-158 and AN/PRC-117G. The contract, which represents the largest annual purchase of MicroGRAM, calls for Rockwell Collins to provide 5,000 GPS receivers to Harris over the next three years. Deliveries began... read more

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FlexPak-S GNSS Enclosure Delivers SAASM Positioning for Defense

May 15, 2014By
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NovAtel has launched the FlexPak-S GNSS SAASM enclosure. The FlexPak-S contains a NovAtel dual-frequency OEM625S receiver card integrated with L-3’s XFACTOR Selective Availability Anti Spoofing Module (SAASM) onboard. The FlexPak-S is security-approved by the GPS Directorate for operational use. NovAtel made the announcement at AUVSI’s Unmanned Systems 2014, being held this week in Orlando, Florida. When keyed by authorized defense... read more