Tag Archives: GPS

Timothy Bennett: DHS Eyes Drone Testing Program Consolidation

Timothy Bennett, a program manager at the Department of Homeland Security’s science and technology directorate, has said DHS plans to merge two testing initiatives for unmanned aerial systems in an effort to improve border protection, Inside Unmanned Systems reported. Dee Ann Divis writes Bennett said at a Center for Strategic and International Studies …

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Mark Glover: Navy Considers M-Code, GPS-Inertial Navigation Combo to Counter GPS Jamming Threats

A Navy official has detailed the service branch’s plans for new positioning, navigation and timing platforms to counter threats posed by GPS jammers in an interview with C4ISR & Networks published Wednesday. Capt. Mark Glover, program manager for the Navy’s Communications and GPS Navigation Program Office, told the publication the Navy’s PMW/A-170 has …

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U.S. Army Wants Fresh GPS Tech; Kevin Coggins Comments

The U.S. Army is seeking to build new positioning, navigation and timing technologies in a move to counter threats from enermy global positioning system jamming capabilities, C4ISR & Networks reported Friday. Joe Gould writes the Army is exploring the potential of atomic clocks, platform distribution PNT and inertial navigation systems to develop …

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Mike Whitaker: FAA, Aviation Industry to Discuss ‘Next-Gen’ Avionics Mandate

Mike Whitaker, deputy administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, has urged the aviation industry to equip aircraft with the Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast Out system by 2020 to foster “next-generation” avionics. The FAA said Sept. 18 that it will confer with industry leaders on Oct. 28 to address concerns over the mandate as the ageency to …

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