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August 30, 2017

Combined Spending Bill Unlikely to Impact GPS but Federal Shutdown Possible

The old quip about limitations refers to cramming 10 pounds of stuff into a five-pound sack. Congressional lawmakers must be wishing for something that easy as they get ready to return to work Sept. 5.

Events • August 30, 2017

With Help from Rohde & Schwarz, ESG’s GUARDION Solution Protects G20 Summit Against Threat of Unauthorized Drones

The Federal Criminal Police Office (Bundeskriminalamt/BKA) commissioned ESG Elektroniksystem- und Logistik-GmbH to ensure the reliable and effective protection of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany (July 7-8 2017) against the unauthorized use of drones with components of their modular Counter-UAS System GUARDION.

August 28, 2017

Air Force Selections Allow Space Operations Directorate to Reach Operating Capability

The U.S. Air Force last week selected the senior civilian and mobilization assistant for the deputy chief of staff for Space Operations Directorate, or "AF/A11." Shawn Barnes will serve as the assistant deputy chief of staff for Space Operations, and Maj. Gen. Pamela Lincoln has been named as the Mobilization assistant to the deputy chief of staff for Space Operations.

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August 23, 2017

South Korea Developing an eLoran Network to Protect Ships from Cyber Attacks

After multiple reported incidents of jamming attacks, South Korea is working hard to develop an earth-based navigation technology as an alternative to GNSS to protect its ships from cyber-attacks.

August 18, 2017

MIT, Draper Research Team Equips UAV with Vision for GNSS-Denied Navigation

In an effort to offset problems caused by loss of GNSS signals — a potentially dangerous situation for first responders among others — a team from Draper Laboratory and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has developed advanced vision-aided navigation techniques for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) that do not rely on external infrastructure, such as GNSS, detailed maps of the environment or motion capture systems.

August 16, 2017

Air Force Weighs Shorter Lived GPS Satellites

The U. S. Air Force is weighing shortening the design life of the GPS satellites it buys after it finishes filling out the constellation with the final tranche of GPS III spacecraft.

Space Command reached out to the industry late last month asking for feedback on the ramifications of scaling back on the elements that make the GPS space vehicles (SVs) the “Energizer Bunnies” of space — the satellites that just go and go and go.

New Builds • August 14, 2017

PCTEL Launches Multi-Band LTE/Wi-Fi/GNSS Antenna with Sub-Inch Profile

PCTEL, Inc., a Bloomingdale, Illinois-based manufacturer of Performance Critical TELecom solutions, announced today (August 14, 2017) its new multi-band LTE/Wi-Fi/GNSS antenna with a sub-inch profile. The antenna combines PCTEL's high rejection multi-GNSS technology for precision timing and location tracking with high performance multi-band data connectivity, according to the company. The antenna is also designed to be rugged and easy to install, making it ideal for covert public safety operations, precision agriculture, and the Industrial internet of things (IoT).

August 11, 2017

NASA Statement, Website, Address How Total Eclipse May Impact GNSS

By now, we’ve all heard plenty about the upcoming eclipse of the sun. On Monday, August 21, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun, and the rare event is creating quite a buzz, so much so that NASA developed a website to offer guidance and has issued a statement about its effect on GNSS users.

Ventures • August 9, 2017

Harris Corp. Delivers Navigation Payload for Third Lockheed Martin GPS III Satellite

Harris Corporation has delivered the third of 10 advanced navigation payloads to Lockheed Martin, which will increase accuracy, signal power and jamming resistance for U.S. Air Force GPS III satellites.

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