Tag Archives: PNT

Report: Army Seeks Non-GPS PNT Tech for Ground Vehicles

The U.S. Army is looking for new technologies that can help ground vehicles relay coordinates in any weather and terrain without the need for a global positioning system link, C4ISRNET reported Tuesday. The service branch released a request for information in December to collect public input on available non-GPS systems …

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Army to Develop PNT Open Architecture System

The U.S. Army has begun to develop an open architecture system that would use plug-and-play sensors to facilitate navigation for soldiers deployed to GPS-limited areas, C4ISRNET reported Monday. The Scorpion positioning, navigation and timing system is designed to employ modular hardware and software through a tactical computer and has only been tested on commercial platforms. “It will …

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In the News: Brig.- Gen. Mark A. Baird

Space could be a battleground. This idea is more or less a commentary on the current state of emerging affairs in aerospace; if we are to maintain our presence in space, we need some conscientious brand of ‘space situational awareness’ that all the players around the table can agree on. …

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Doug Wiltsie: Army Rapid Capabilities Office to Expand Operations

The U.S. Army Rapid Capabilities Office plans to expand its scope of operations beyond the current cyber, electronic warfare and assured position, navigation and timing focus areas, Army Times reported Wednesday. Doug Wiltsie, director of the Rapid Capabilities Office, told Army Times that the office will look to focus on …

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Service Laboratory Chiefs Talk Military Tech Devt Efforts In Support of DoD’s 3rd Offset Strategy

Laboratory directors from three service branches have said their labs have begun research and development work on technology platforms for warfighters in support of the Defense Department’s Third Offset Strategy, DoD News reported Friday. Cheryl Pellerin writes Maj. Gen. Robert McMurry, commander of the Air Force Research Laboratory, testified Wednesday before …

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Army CERDEC, Partners Integrate Positioning, Navigation, Timing Tech

The U.S. Army‘s Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center will use a system-of-systems approach to develop new positioning, navigation and timing strategies for mounted platforms, dismounted soldiers, anti-jam antennas and pseudolites. CERDEC said April 28 CERDEC’s command, power and integration directorate looks to apply the Assured PNT approach to address warfighter requirements through an …

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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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