TAG: Selective Availability

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

White House Agrees to Remove Selective Availability

September 19, 2007By

In a statement late Tuesday, the White House said that President Bush has agreed with the U.S. Department of Defense recommendation to permanently do away with Selective Availability, the intentional degradation of the civil GPS signal. read more

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