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May 10, 2018
House Passes NDAA Including New M-Code Coordination Mandate

After wrangling over amendments for hours, the House Armed…

By Dee Ann Divis


May 2, 2018
After Long Delay, Final Report On GPS-Protective Power Limits Published

Nearly a year later than expected, federal officials have…

By Dee Ann Divis


May 2, 2018
GAO: GPS Modernization Costs Remain Unclear

A new watchdog report says the Air Force has…

By Dee Ann Divis


April 5, 2018
Key House Chairman Sticks with GPS OCX Despite Issues, MITRE Criticism

Mike Rogers, a key lawmaker in military space policy,…

By Dee Ann Divis


April 5, 2018
Ligado Decision May Be At Hand

The federal government is rumored to be nearing a…

By Dee Ann Divis


March 14, 2018
FCC Authorizes New Iridium Terminals, Dismisses GPS Concerns

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has declined to take…

By Dee Ann Divis


February 28, 2018
Army Looks to Speed Assured PNT With OTA Funding

The Army is leaning toward using a funding channel…

By Dee Ann Divis


February 15, 2018
The Federal Budget is Confusing, but GPS Appears OK – for Now

Congress is in the midst of a confusing multi-budget-year…

By Dee Ann Divis


February 15, 2018
$10B Contest Starts for GPS IIIF Contract

Air Force Space Command released its request for proposals…

By Dee Ann Divis


February 13, 2018
GPS III Request for Proposals Released

After repeated delays the Air Force Space Command released…

By Dee Ann Divis


January 1, 2018
Congressional Mandate Means More Work on New Military GPS Receivers

The Air Force is scouring the landscape for its…

By Dee Ann Divis


November 30, 2017
Army Launches 5-Year PNT Technology R&D Program

The Army is kicking off a wide-ranging, five-year research…

By Dee Ann Divis


November 27, 2017
Ligado: Business and Network Plan Remain Unclear

A highly anticipated presentation by Ligado Networks to the…

By Dee Ann Divis


November 22, 2017
Next Tranche of GPS Satellites to be called GPS IIIFs

The Global Positioning Systems Directorate, which is poised to…

By Dee Ann Divis