US Air Force contracts Lockheed Martin for GPS ground control

GPS Control Segment Sustainment II (GCS II) contract continues the modernization of the GPS Operational Control Segment (OCS). The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin the GPS Control Segment Sustainment II (GCS II) contract to continue to sustain and further modernize the GPS constellation’s ground control system through 2025. This is a follow-on contract to Lockheed Martin’s current GCS contract, awarded in 2013. Under the GCS II contract, the continued upgrade of the GPS Architecture...
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U.S. Air Force contracts Lockheed Martin for GPS ground control

GPS Control Segment Sustainment II (GCS II) contract continues the modernization of the GPS Operational Control Segment (OCS). The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin the GPS Control Segment Sustainment II (GCS II) contract to continue to sustain and further modernize the GPS constellation’s ground control system through 2025. This is a follow-on contract to Lockheed Martin’s current GCS contract, awarded in 2013. Under the GCS II contract, the continued upgrade of the GPS Architecture...
10 January 2019/Author: Chris Danezis/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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All hail the GPS Gold Standard’s new golden era

Alan Cameron, editor-in-chief Elsewhere in this (January) issue you’ll find the hard facts — basic, but hard — concerning the inaugural launch of the long-awaited GPS III constellation. On pages 10 and 12, with some seasoned leavening between, on page 11. This column instead waxes briefly on the phenomenon of time, and humankind’s struggle to dominate it, to subject the fourth dimension to its own will. For GPS III has been, yes, long awaited, long debated, long victim to multiple delays of...
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Sprint launches Curiosity IoT precision mapping system with Mapbox

Advanced AI, robotics and autonomous vehicle services on Sprint’s dedicated IoT network will adapt to the real world using highly accurate, detailed and constantly refreshed maps. Sprint and Mapbox are launching precision mapping technology with Curiosity IoT, allowing automated services that run on Sprint’s dedicated internet of things (IoT) network to move around the ever-changing world with pinpoint accuracy. Smart machines, from drones to autonomous delivery carts, will be able to make...
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GeoCue enables third-party GNSS use with Phantom 4 RTK

DJI Phantom 4 Pro with Loki PPK system. (Photo: GeoCue) GeoCue Group (via its wholly owned AirGon subsidiary) has completed the integration of the new DJI Phantom 4 Pro RTK (P4R) into its AirGon Sensor Processing Suite (ASPSuite). ASPSuite is a post-processing solution for GeoCue’s Loki direct geopositioning system for DJI and other manufacturer’s drones. ASPSuite enables integration of the P4R with third-party L1/L2 GNSS base stations such as systems from Septentrio, Leica, Trimble, Topcon,...
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NovAtel contracted to supply signal generators for FAA’s WAAS program

NovAtel has been awarded a contract from the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to design, produce and deliver 40 next-generation Ground Uplink Station (GUS) Signal Generators to support the FAA’s safety-of-life WAAS navigation service. The service provides safety-critical infrastructure for the North American aviation navigation network. GUS signal generator. (Photo: NovAtel) The contract also includes ongoing engineering support services for NovAtel’s complete portfolio of...
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Launchpad: Arctic UAV, position sensor, global mapper

A roundup of recent products in the GNSS and inertial positioning industry from the January 2019 issue of GPS World magazine. OEM RF front-end Application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) FOR GNSS NT1066 is a four-channel RF front-end ASIC (three wideband IQ and one narrowband IQ) that covers all GNSS (GLONASS, GPS, Galileo, BeiDou, QZSS, NavIC) signals at all frequency bands, so users benefit from all the advantages of acquiring multiple system simultaneously. Channels A, B and C are...
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Bell Helicopter unveils full-scale air taxi at CES 2019

Bell Helicopter unveiled a full-scale vertical-takeoff-and-landing (VTOL) air taxi vehicle during CES 2019, held in Las Vegas. Artist’s concept of the Bell Nexus taxi in the air. (Image: Bell) The air taxi, named Bell Nexus, is powered by a hybrid-electric propulsion system and features Bell’s signature powered lift concept incorporating six tilting ducted fans designed to safely and efficiently carry passengers. Bell Nexus means the nexus of transport and technology and of comfort and...
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