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Army Eyes Contract Award for GPS Tech Alternative Before October

GPS Tech Alternative

The U.S. Army is looking to award a contract by the end of the month for the service branch’s positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) effort aimed at establishing an alternative for GPS technologies. The Army intends to select an awardee for the Mounted Assured Position Navigation and Timing (MAPS) contract and deploy a prototype in two years. 

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Army Develops Framework to Support APS Deployment on Combat Vehicles

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The U.S. Army is developing a framework that will support the installation of active protection systems on ground combat vehicles. The open architecture system called Modular Active Protection System will come in three variants, including the Trophy APS for the Abrams tank; the Iron Curtain APS for the Stryker vehicle; and the …

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NGA Launches Public Website for Unclassified Arctic Data

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The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has made its unclassified geospatial intelligence on the Arctic available to the public via a new website to support international efforts relevant to the region. NGA said Wednesday the website provides 3-D Digital Elevation Models of the Arctic landscape based on satellite images from DigitalGlobe‘s commercial imagery sources. Each model works to support scientific studies …

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